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Rytis Beresnevicius
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...


AeroTime Team
Airbus A220 program reaches 100th airplane produced

Airbus has marked a new milestone in the A220 program ‒ the 100th aircraft produced for a customer. The jet will go no other than the variant’s launch customer airBaltic, which used the occasion to also unveil its new, improved livery. ...


Rytis Beresnevicius
airBaltic receives 20 Airbus A220; completes initial order

airBaltic, the national flag carrier of Latvia, has received its 20th Airbus A220, marking the special relationship of the airline and jet:...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Aviation in the Baltics: airBaltic vs Nordica (Part I)

We take a look at the situation within the Baltics and how airlines are positioned within the region. First up are the scheduled airlines, namely airBaltic and Nordica....


Rytis Beresnevicius
airBaltic Begins Codesharing with SAS, Offers new routes in Scandinavia

airBaltic and SAS have started to codeshare some of their flights in the Baltics. The move, while not a surprising one, came a bit late. Read more about the agreement:...


AeroTime Team
Already 17th Airbus A220-300 reaches airBaltic

Latvian airline airBaltic received a new Airbus A220-300 on April 27, 2019. The aircraft, registration number YL-AAQ, it the airline’s 17th A220, with five more to come by the end of 2019....


Jason Shaw
airBaltic to end 737 operations a year ahead of schedule

The Latvian government-backed airline airBaltic has confirmed it will call time on its Boeing 737 operations ahead of schedule.The firm says its Boeing 737 fleet will be withdrawn from scheduled opera...


Rytis Beresnevicius
Top 10 Most Punctual Airlines of 2018

With flight delays causing havoc on both the airlines and the passengers, it's important to stay punctual. But which airline was the most punctual airline of 2018?...


AeroTime Team
airBaltic receives eleventh Airbus A220-300

Latvian airline airBaltic received its eleventh Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-CSK, on August 25, 2018 in Riga. By the end of 2018, airBaltic plans to have a total of 14 Airbus A220-300 aircraft in its fleet....


AeroTime Team
Celebrating 20 years of Q400: reliable all-terrain turboprop

For 20 years, the Q400 aircraft has helped develop new markets, connect underserved cities, and make safe, reliable air-travel possible even in the world's most remote locations....