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airBaltic reports a net profit of 5.4 million euros in 2018

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airBaltic continued its growth in 2018 and achieved strong financial results. According to the financial results for 2018, for the first time in the company’s history airBaltic has achieved EUR 400 million revenue, while the net income has grown by more than 40% compared to 2017, reaching EUR 5.4 million.

 

2018 2017 Change %
Revenue EUR 408.7 million EUR 347.7 million +18%
Net income EUR 5.4 million EUR 3.7 million +46%
Passengers 4.1 million 3.5 million +17%
Flights 56 261 50 093 +12%
Employees (year-end) 1 581 1 410 +12%

airBaltic serves over 70 destinations from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by the airline): airBaltic Airbus A220-300 (Bombardier CS300 – BD-500-1A11) YL-CSL (msn 55041) (Latvia 100) AMS (Ton Jochems). Image: 946104.

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airBaltic and Mouzenidis Travel to launch charter flights to Corfu

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airBaltic in cooperation with the international tour operator Mouzenidis Travel has announced that as of June 1, 2019 it will perform weekly charter flights to the Greek island of Corfu.

The nonstop flights from Riga to Corfu will take place between June and early October.

Passengers will board an Airbus A220-300 aircraft for a flight that will last approximately 2 hours and 55 minutes.

airBaltic serves over 70 destinations from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, offering the largest variety of destinations and convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Middle East. For summer 2019, airBaltic will launch new direct routes from Riga to Dublin, Stuttgart and Lviv as well as Kos and Menorca. In addition, next summer airBaltic has introduced three new destinations from Tallinn to Malaga, Brussels and Copenhagen.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by the airline): airBaltic Airbus A220-300 (Bombardier CS300 – BD-500-1A11) YL-CSL (msn 55041) (Latvia 100) LGW (Antony J. Best). Image: 945680.

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airBaltic operated 99.8% of its scheduled flights in 2018

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airBaltic has made this announcement:

airBaltic has further improved its world-class regularity rate, performing 99.8% of its planned flights in 2018. It is an improvement of 0.4 percentage points compared to 2017 and means that only 0.2% of flights were cancelled last year due to different circumstances, including delays caused by strikes in European airports and weather conditions.

Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “When a notable proportion of our clients travel using a transfer via Riga, it is instrumental for us to provide them a reliable service. As one of the most punctual carriers globally, we always strive to improve our service and our passengers can count on us.”

“Even though last summer in Europe was especially tough due to widespread strikes across the continent, we maintained the world-leading punctuality and regularity ratings, enabling passengers to use our convenient connections with ease,” Martin Gauss added.

On January 3, 2019, it was announced that the Latvian airline airBaltic has been recognized as the most punctual airline in Europe for 2018 by OAG analysts, who tracked the performance of a total of over 58 million flight records. airBaltic has been on the top of the global on-time performance ranking for the past five consecutive years.

airBaltic serves over 70 destinations from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, offering the largest variety of destinations and convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Middle East. For summer 2019, airBaltic will launch new direct routes from Riga to Dublin, Stuttgart and Lviv. In addition, next summer airBaltic has introduced three new destinations from Tallinn to Malaga, Brussels and Copenhagen.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by the airline): airBaltic Airbus A220-300 (Bombardier CS300 – BD-500-1A11) YL-CSL (msn 55041) (Latvia 100) MUC (Arnd Wolf). Image: 944331.

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airBaltic introduces a new Latvia flag livery on YL-CSL

On November 9, 2018, in a special event with its partners and employees at the Riga International Airport, airBaltic presented a gift to Latvia on its centenary – a special livery of Airbus A220-300 aircraft.

From now on, airBaltic’s Airbus A220-300 (CS300 – BD-500-1A11) registered as YL-CSL will carry the flag of Latvia and the name of its capital – Riga.

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airBaltic takes delivery of its latest Airbus A220-300 (YL-CSL)

airBaltic on October 13, 2018 in Riga welcomed the second to last Airbus A220-300 jet for the year, registered as YL-CSL.

By the end of 2018, airBaltic plans to have a total of 14 Airbus A220-300 aircraft in its fleet.

Since the launch operations on December 14, 2016, airBaltic Airbus A220-300s have been in 35 countries and landed in 70 airports. Most often airBaltic flies Airbus A220-300s to Moscow, Amsterdam, Paris, London and Barcelona. 

The Airbus A220-300 offers an excellent flying experience with such benefits for passengers as wider seats, larger windows, more hand luggage space in the cabin, improved lavatories and much more. The new aircraft is also considerably quieter – with a four times smaller noise footprint. Moreover, at the moment it is the greenest commercial aircraft in the world, as it is the first aircraft to have a transparent declaration of the life-cycle environmental impact, helping to reduce CO2 and NOX emissions by 20% and 50% respectively.

airBaltic this summer has also launched an improved cabin with new, comfortable seats on its latest three Airbus A220-300 aircraft. Passengers now benefit from such additional improvements as more legroom, new pockets behind the seats for magazines, as well as hangers next to the seat for jackets. All airBaltic Airbus A220-300 aircraft will get the improved cabin. 

airBaltic serves over 70 destinations from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, offering the largest variety of destinations and convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Middle East. For summer 2019, airBaltic has introduced three new destinations from Tallinn to Malaga, Brussels and Copenhagen. In addition, next summer airBaltic will launch a new direct route connecting Riga and Stuttgart.

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