airBaltic to recruit 50 technicians in 2019 to meet growth

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Latvian airline airBaltic continues its expansion and is looking to attract 50 technicians in 2019 for its maintenance facilities at Riga International Airport and Tallinn Airport.

The Baltic airline is growing its route network and will welcome Airbus A220-300 into its fleet in the years’ ahead.

The airline’s senior vice president of technical operations, Andris Vaivads said: “We are improving our maintenance capabilities, and plan to perform C checks on the Airbus A220-300 by the end of the year ourselves. In addition, we already perform line maintenance and A checks on all of our aircraft.”

He added: “airBaltic has set a clear path towards acquiring up to 80 Airbus A220-300 aircraft by 2024. As our fleet is growing with state-of-the-art aircraft, joining our team would lead to interesting career opportunities for both young and experienced professionals alike.”