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airBaltic adds two new routes

airBaltic (airBaltic.com) (Riga) on October 30 launched a new route connecting Vilnius and Amsterdam. The new route will operate three days a week. Previously on October 28 the company started a new route connection between Tallinn and Paris (CDG). The Paris route will operate four days a week. Both routes are being operated with Boeing 737s.

Top Copyright Photo: Paul Bannwarth/AirlinersGallery.com (all others by airBaltic). Ex-United Boeing 737-522 YL-BBM (msn 26680) arrives in Zurich.

airBaltic Aircraft Slide Show:

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Route Map for routes from Riga:

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airBaltic Riga 11.2014 Route Map

AirBaltic returns to the black with a net profit of $1.39 million for 2013

AirBaltic (stylized as airBaltic) (Riga) has also returned to the black. The Latvia carrier achieved a net profit of 1 million euro ($1.39 million) for the full year of 2013. AirBaltic has surpassed its original plans and has turned around the FY 2012 loss of EUR -27 million, converting it into a net profit of 1 million euro for 2013. AirBaltic has achieved profitability one year ahead of the initial schedule.

AirBaltic achieved 5% better yields and 1% of unit revenue improvements over the twelve months of 2013 (RASK – revenue per available seat kilometer), when compared to the same period a year ago, and generated stable revenues of EUR 325 million, despite capacity reductions.

AirBaltic serves sixty destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia.

Copyright Photo: Rolf Wallner/AirlinersGallery.com. The Boeing 737s will be phased out and replaced reportedly by 2017 by the new Bombardier CS300s assuming the latter can unravel its testing and production issues. Boeing 737-522 YL-BBN (msn 26683) in the special “Official Carrier of Latvia Team for the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics” taxies at Zurich.

airBaltic: AG Slide Show

 

SkyEurope is using two ex-FlyLAL 737-500s

 

Ex-FlyLAL Boeing 737-522 LY-AWF (msn 26707) taxies at Paris (Orly) devoid of any markings.  Copyright Photo: Pepscl.

Ex-FlyLAL Boeing 737-522 LY-AWF (msn 26707) taxies at Paris (Orly) devoid of any markings. Copyright Photo: Pepscl.

SkyEurope Airlines (Bratislava) is now using two ex-FlyLAL (Lithuanian Airlines) Boeing 737-522s (LY-AWF and LY-AWG).  The airline returned six Boeing 737-700s to GECAS in January 2009 and FlyLAL ceased operations on January 16, 2009.