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airBaltic Serves Over 3.5 Million Passengers in 2017

airBaltic Q400 | Aviation Tribune
airBaltic Q400 | Aviation Tribune

The Latvian airline airBaltic in 2017 has transported a total of 3 523 300 passengers or 22% more than last year.

It is the highest number of passengers carried in airline’s history.

Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “2017 was an outstanding year for airBaltic. We launched 13 new destinations, introduced seven brand-new Bombardier CS300 aircraft and became the most punctual airline globally. During the second half of the

“2017 was an outstanding year for airBaltic. We launched 13 new destinations, introduced seven brand-new Bombardier CS300 aircraft and became the most punctual airline globally. During the second half of the year, we beat our passenger records each month. Our team has done a fantastic job in making sure everything runs smoothly.”

“Now airBaltic is off to a very good start for 2018. This year we will offer our passengers an even greater choice of convenient travel opportunities with at least 8 new destinations added to our route map. We will continue the sustainable growth path and good operational results envisaged by our business plan Horizon 2021,” Gauss added.

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 76% in 2017, which is a 2.0 percentage points more than in 2016. In 2017, airBalticoperated a total of 50 093 flights.

The regularity of airBaltic reached 99.43% in 2017, exceeding company’s internal target. That means that the airline operated more than 99 out of every 100 scheduled flights last year.

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