Latvian airline airBaltic carried 3,842,952 passengers in January-November, up by 18% YoY, to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.
In November, a total of 289,566 passengers or 15% more than last year traveled with airBaltic.
During the eleven months of 2018 airBaltic operated 51,791 flights. In November, the airline performed 4,375 flights, up by 12%. 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%.
“This is another record year for airBaltic, and we will maintain our sustainable growth path also in the future, by launching at least six new destinations in 2019. Recently we have been recognized as the leading Latvian exporter by the Investment and Development Agency of Latvia and Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia. As we expand our operations, we continue to strengthen our positions as the leading Latvian export brand,” says Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic.
The 15-minute flight punctuality indicator for airBaltic during the first eleven months of 2018 reached a level of 88%. This means that more than 88 out of every 100 airBaltic flights departed at the planned time or with a delay of no more than 15 minutes. In November, punctuality indicator reached 92%. (BNN/Business World Magazine)