airBaltic celebrates 22 years of flights
In October 2017, airBaltic airline celebrates 22 for years of flights. At 1 October 1995, airBaltic operated the first flight on the Riga - Stockholm route, using a SAAB 340 aircraft.
airBaltic, Latvia's air carrier based in Riga, is celebrating 22 years of flights. The company was established in August 1995, but the commercial debut was on October 1, on the route Riga - Stockholm.
airBaltic celebrates 22 for years
Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: "In 22 years, airBaltic has become a stable airline, with good connections, having a great variety of destinations and a modern fleet. Over the years, airBaltic has greatly contributed to improving connectivity between the Baltic states and the rest of the world. "
In October 1995, airBaltic began operations from Riga to 4 destinations. Today, airBaltic operates direct flights from Riga to 60 of destinations, and its fleet has grown to 30 of modern aircraft (7 x Bombardier CS300, 11 x Boeing 737 and 12 x Bombardier Q400 Next Gen).
airBaltic offers good connections through Riga to its network covering Europe, Scandinavia, CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States) and the Middle East. In addition, airBaltic also offers direct flights from Tallinn and Vilnius.
For the summer season of 2018 airBaltic added: Malaga (Spain), Lisbon (Portugal), Split (Croatia), Bordeaux (France) and Gdansk (Poland). A complete schedule of airBaltic flights can be found on www.airbaltic.com.