airBaltic serves more than 500 000 passengers in June (+24%)


Latvian airline airBaltic in June 2019 has transported 528 449 passengers or 24% more than last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. In June, airBaltic reached a 62% market share in Riga and a 22% market share in Tallinn.

Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “For the first time in our history, we have served over 500 000 passengers in a single month. We have further improved our market share in Riga and Tallinn, achieving yet another record. Our results show that we are on the right path for growth and our team’s efforts and dedication to deliver great service to our customers is appreciated.

During June 2019, airBaltic has operated 5 871 flight or 14% more than in June 2018. 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 83% in June 2019. The 15-minute flight punctuality indicator for airBaltic during June 2019 reached a level of 82%. This means that 82 out of every 100 airBaltic flights departed at the planned time or with a delay of no more than 15 minutes.

  June, 2019 June, 2018 Changes
Number of passengers 528 449 424 822 +24%
Number of flights 5 871 5 134 +14%
Load factor 83% 83% 0 percentage points
15-minute flight punctuality indicator 82.0% 80.0% +2 percentage points
  January – June, 2019 January – June, 2018 Changes
Number of passengers 2 229 285 1 876 839 +19%
Number of flights 29 733 26 579 +12%
Load factor 72% 73% -1 percentage point
15-minute flight punctuality indicator 88.6% 88.1% +0.5 percentage points


airBaltic serves over 70 destinations from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, offering the largest variety of destinations and convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Middle East. In summer season 2019, airBaltic has launched new destinations from Riga to Dublin, Stuttgart and Lviv as well as to Kos and Menorca.


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