Latvian airline airBaltic announces that the number of employees at the company has exceeded 1800, reaching the highest volume during the 26 years history of airBaltic Group.
Alīna Roščina, SVP Human Resources of airBaltic: “As the airline industry continues its recovery from its largest crisis in history, we continue to attract new talent to our motivated team. It enables airBaltic to maintain its high level of service while the company continues growing.”
“Today we are already preparing for the number of employees we will require for operations next summer. We also develop the competencies and skills of our staff, and provide new employees with aviation-specific knowledge,” Alīna Roščina added.
Currently the company has a total of over 1 800 employees. The company is continuing active recruitment, and currently has more than 40 open vacancies, seeking more than 300 additional employees in total. To find out more about job opportunities at airBaltic, feel free to visit http://careers.airbaltic.com.
Overall, since 2013, airBaltic has maintained a full gender balance throughout the company. Currently, 47% of airBaltic employees are women. At the same time also 45% of airBaltic’s top management representatives are women.
airBaltic in brief:
airBaltic (Air Baltic Corporation AS) connects the Baltic region with over 70 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS. Over the last 25 years airBaltic has developed as a strong, profitable and internationally respected airline. airBaltic is by far the best known international brand of Latvia and responsible for more than 2.5% of the Latvian GDP. airBaltic operates 36 Airbus A220-300 aircraft. airBaltic has received numerous international awards for excellence and innovative services. Skytrax has awarded Latvian airline airBaltic a five–star COVID-19 safety rating. In addition, airBaltic is one of the Top twenty airlines for COVID-19 compliance by the safety, product, and COVID-19 rating agency Airlineratings.com. In 2018 and 2019 airBaltic received the ATW Airline Industry Achievement Award as the Market Leader of the Year. In addition, in 2019 airBaltic received Sector Leadership Award by Airline Business. airBaltic is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. Its primary shareholder is the Latvian state, which holds 97.03% of the stock, while the rest of the shareholders hold 2.97%.
Aviation industry indirectly provides close to 30 000 jobs in Latvia, while millions of people transfer through Riga, yet many more arrive to Latvia. Each year foreign tourists spend more than EUR 750 million in Latvia. Find out more: https://blog.airbaltic.com/airbaltic-an-asset-for-the-national-economy-of-latvia/.