Riga. During October 2021, Latvian airline airBaltic has carried 240 300 passengers – 272% more than during the same period last year. In October 2021, airBaltic performed 3 140 flights.
Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “Although in aviation autumn months usually mean smaller traffic figures, it is still different this year. For the first time ever, we carried more passengers in October than September. During the upcoming months, we will continue to offer a wide selection of sunny leisure destinations as well as connections to the largest European business hubs.”
During October 2021, the 15-minute flight punctuality indicator for airBaltic reached a level of 87.9%. This means that more than 87 out of every 100 airBaltic flights departed at the planned time or with a delay of no more than 15 minutes.
|October, 2021||October, 20202||Change|
|Number of passengers||240 300||64 600||+272%|
|Number of flights||3 140||1 530||+104%|
|15-minute flight punctuality indicator||87.9%||97.7%||-9.8%-points|
Currently airBaltic offers more than 70 direct destinations from Riga. In September, airBaltic launched direct flights from Riga to sunny Tenerife (Spain) and Dubai (United Arab Emirates).
 Preliminary rounded data from airBaltic monthly reports.
2 Actual rounded data from airBaltic monthly reports.