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airBaltic to develop new cargo hub at Riga Airport

airBaltic and Riga Airport have signed a land reservation agreement for building a new Baltic cargo hub. The new facility will be the largest dedicated air cargo handling hanger in the region. Martin Gauss, chief executive of airBaltic, said: “For years airBaltic Cargo has provided essential mail and cargo shipments to and from Latvia, using […]

airBaltic marks 25 year anniversary

In October 2020, Latvian airline airBaltic marks the 25th anniversary of the company. Considering the experience gained over the years and current situation, airBaltic honours this milestone by introducing revised company vision, mission and core values which were found in a survey among customers, colleagues, opinion leaders and partners. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of […]

airBaltic CEO Martin Gauss: We think greener, we fly greener

During the 2020 Riga Aviation Forum scientific conference, which took place on September 9 and was devoted to sustainability, I had the opportunity to address this important topic which is a crucial part of our business.  The aviation industry has been working hard towards more sustainable operations and with common efforts has demonstrated great results. […]

AirBaltic resumes flights to nine destinations from Riga

Latvian airline airBaltic announces that as of today it resumes flights between Riga and nine additional destinations. In total, airBaltic now connects Riga with 35 destinations across Europe. Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “We welcome the decision of the Latvian government to ease the travel restrictions in place, while maintaining safety and health of the public as […]

airBaltic forced to further decrease staff due to Coronavirus crisis

Due to the development of the ongoing Coronavirus crisis in the world and its impact on airBaltic’s network, the company is forced to further temporarily reduce the number of employees, mainly crew, by 100 people, summing up to 350 with the changes announced on March 11.  The company will seek voluntary solutions, unpaid leave, non-extension […]

airBaltic Pilot Academy opens new hangar in Liepaja

airBaltic Training, together with the President of the Republic of Latvia Egils Levits and the airline’s cooperation partners, opened a new hangar in Liepaja today, on March 12, which construction started last August. “If we look at the Baltic countries, airBaltic is the main passenger service provider, and airBaltic figures show that it is a […]

airBaltic, pax up 20% in August 2017

Provisional data show that in August 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic carried more than 380 000 passengers or roughly 20% more than in the same period of 2016. During the three summer months, airBaltic has transported a total of more than 1 150 000 passengers to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the […]

Sharp increase in airBaltic passengers for January 2017

In January 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic carried 187,996 passengers or 18 per cent more than in the same period of 2016 throughout its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. In January the airline operated 3,463 flights, or 14 per cent more than in the same period of 2016, when airBaltic […]

airBaltic searches for strategic investor

According to Martin Gauss, director of Latvian airline airBaltic, the time has come for the carrier to attract a strategic investor. “The perfect time has come to find a strategic investor, knowing that the restructuring process has finished, and the company shows good financial results,” Gauss told in an interview with Latvian TV channel LNT. […]