airBaltic Awarded as Europe’s Largest Flag Carrier by New Routes

Friday 14, May 2010


airBaltic Awarded as Europe’s Largest Flag Carrier by New Routes


The Latvian airline airBaltic was chosen for ANNIES Award as Europe's largest flag carrier by new routes. In Europe, CIS and the Middle East airBaltic operates 27 routes more in the summer season of 2010, compared to summer 2009.



Tero Taskila, Chief Commercial Officer of airBaltic: "airBaltic has grown to be the biggest airline in Nordic countries by the number of destinations served. We have worked hard to grow our network and transition has led to several international awards and profitable 2009. We have created the biggest network in Northern Europe with punctual service, low fares and good product." (Airline Network News & Analysis) ANNIE awards are based on science, statistics and evidence rather than merely opinions (and votes). The ANNIE award is based on a comparison of schedule data for August 2010 and August 2009 of airlines operating scheduled flights.


airBaltic serves 80 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia. From every one of these, airBaltic offers convenient connections via North Hub Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.




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