The Latvian airline airBaltic in February 2018 has transported 215 839 passengers or 23% more than last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. This is a new record number of carried passengers in February in the history of the airline.
Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “It takes a lot of effort to improve our performance for so many months in a row. The airline continues its growth, and at the same time is improving the service offered to its passengers. As the most punctual airline in the world, we offer a truly reliable and convenient flying experience.”
In February 2018, the airline performed 3 485 flights, or 15% more than in the same period of 2017. The airline’s load factor, which represents the number of passengers as a proportion of the number of available seats, was at a level of 66% in February 2018.
The 15-minute flight punctuality indicator for airBaltic reached a level of 88.8% in February 2018. This means that more than 88 out of every 100 airBaltic flights departed at the planned time or with a delay of no more than 15 minutes.
|February, 2018||February, 2017||Changes|
|Number of passengers||215 839||175 851||+23%|
|Number of flights||3 485||3 030||+15%|
|Load factor||66%||66%||No change|
|15-minute flight punctuality indicator||88.8%||89.2%||-0.4 percentage points|
|January-February, 2018||January-February, 2017||Changes|
|Number of passengers||449 173||363 847||+23%|
|Number of flights||7 375||6 493||+14%|
|Load factor||64%||64%||No change|
|15-minute flight punctuality indicator||89.5%||88.2%||+1.3 percentage points|
airBaltic serves over 60 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia. From every one of these locations, airBaltic offers convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, CIS and the Middle East. In addition, airBaltic also offers direct flights from Tallinn and Vilnius.
Riga, March 15, 2018