AirBaltic

airBaltic receives its 27th Airbus A220-300 aircraft

The Latvian airline airBaltic received the 27th Airbus A220-300 aircraft in Riga....


25 years of airBaltic [Multimedia] | Best of 2020

In light of airBaltic's 25th anniversary, we look back at the history of the airline, which is filled with ups and downs across the quarter of the century....


Two new Airbus A220s joins airBaltic fleet

On December 13, 2020, airBaltic welcomed its 24th and 25th Airbus A220-300, which completed the planned deliveries for the company in 2020. ...


Latvian airBaltic might need additional money, CEO hints

airBaltic might need additional money from the Latvian government if the industry does not recover to previous levels until summer 2021....


airBaltic launches flights to nowhere from Riga

A trend that has caught on in Asia-Pacific has picked up in Europe. airBaltic will launch its own flight-to-nowhere, circling around Latvia with its flagship Airbus A220 aircraft in late-October 2020....


airBaltic half-year losses balloon despite record start to 2020

Despite a record-breaking start to the year, airBaltic, much like the rest of the industry, lost a lot of money due to the COVID-19 crisis....


One factor that could spur the number of airline bankruptcies

While there were no high profile liquidations of carriers throughout the crisis, a second wave of capacity reductions would present a huge problem for already cash-strapped airlines, and possibly incite bankruptcies....


Establishing an airline amidst crisis: the good, bad and ugly

While currently, the trend in the aviation industry has been to cut costs and become smaller in order to weather the storm, a new airline might be on the horizon. However, is it a smart move considering the circumstances?...


To stimulate demand, airBaltic returns to holiday destinations

airBaltic is seemingly hopeful to see travelers return to the skies as it announced a significant expansion of its current schedule to include popular holiday destinations....


Building an emerging hub in Europe: Riga International Airport

While Europe is famous for its mega-hubs, including such airports as Charles De Gaulle, Frankfurt and Heathrow, they are facing a problem of overcapacity. And with new players in the industry popping up and seeking connectivity to big European cities, their options become limited: however, emerging hubs might be the answer to their problems. Riga International Airport (RIX), which seemingly has outgrown its own Baltic States' market, is looki...