airBaltic sees robust enlargement in passenger numbers for early 2018

airBaltic transported 729,897 passengers within the first quarter of 2018, or 24 according to cent greater than in the similar duration final yr.

In March, 280,724 passengers, or 1 / 4 greater than final yr, travelled with the Latvian airline.

Martin Gauss, leader govt of airBaltic: “We simply introduced the 2017 effects that had been the most productive operational leads to the historical past of the airline, and now we’ve accomplished a brand new passenger file for first quarter of 2018 too.

“I’m happy with airBaltic staff that on a regular basis helps to keep up the nice paintings and gives our passengers nice flying revel in.”

He added: “March was once a thrilling month for us – on the finish of March we entered our summer time with 3 new locations from Riga to Lisbon, Malaga, and Gdansk as neatly added one new course from Tallinn to London.


“This summer time we can serve a complete of over 70 routes from Riga, Tallinn, and Vilnius providing the most important number of locations and highest connectivity for industry and recreational travellers alike.”

In March 2018, the airline carried out four,216 flights, or 15 according to cent greater than in the similar duration of 2017.

All over the primary 3 months of the 2018 airBaltic has operated 11,591 flights.

The airline’s load issue, which represents the selection of passengers as a share of the selection of to be had seats, was once at a degree of 72 according to cent in March 2018, however all through first quarter of 2018 airBaltic’s load issue was once at a degree of 67 according to cent.

The 15-minute flight punctuality indicator for airBaltic reached a degree of 90.1 according to cent in March 2018.

Because of this greater than 90 out of each 100 airBaltic flights departed on the deliberate time or with a extend of not more than 15 mins.

The flight punctuality indicator all through the primary 3 months of 2018 reached a degree of 89.eight according to cent.

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