Monthly passenger record in January for airBaltic

posted on 19th February 2018 by Jordan Newton
Monthly passenger record in January for airBaltic

Latvian airline airBaltic transported 24 per cent more passengers in January this year than in the same month last year.

The expanding Riga-based carrier transported 233,334 passengers – the highest monthly figure it has ever recorded in its history.

In January, the airline operated 3,890 flights, 12 per cent more than in the same month in 2017 and the passenger load factor was 62 per cent.

AirBaltic chief executive officer, Martin Gauss said: “We are excited to start the year with great results and increased demand from passengers across the Baltic states. The beginning of this year has been great.”

The carrier’s network spans 60 destinations in Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.

AirBaltic will launch new direct routes from Tallinn to Stockholm and Oslo and base a second aircraft at Tallinn Airport starting from 28 October this year.