airBaltic receives its 17th Airbus A220-300

Riga - airBaltic has taken delivery of its 17th Airbus A220-300. It is the third aircraft of the same type delivered to the Latvian airline since the beginning of the year.

The flag carrier of the Baltic country will receive five more copies by the end of the year.

airBaltic is steadily growing its route network with the addition of new jets from Airbus, in particular, the A220-300s, formerly CSeries of the Canadian aircraft manufacturer Bombardier.

With the arrival 17th Airbus A220-300, the company will launch Prague route.

airBaltic introduced first Airbus A220 with its own colors in 2016. The airline has occasionally expressed its satisfaction with the plane's performance since then.

Early this year, airBaltic announced that it would phase out the Boeing 737s in the fleet by the end of the year.

As of today, the Latvian airline operates six Boeing 737-300, two Boeing 737-500, 12 Bombardier Q400 and 17 Airbus A220-300.