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airBaltic welcomes its 16th Airbus A220-300

Riga - On March 30, The airBaltic welcomed its 16th Airbus A220-300 aircraft in Riga. The aircraft registered YL-AAP is the second Airbus A220-300 received since the beginning of the year, and six more will join the airline's fleet by the end of this year.

So far, airBaltic has carried more than 2.35 million passengers with its Airbus A220-300s on 23,708 flights over 62,041 hours.

The first A220-300 entered service with the Baltic carrier Since on December 14, 2016. As of today, airBaltic flies to 70 airports in 35 countries with the aircraft.

In addition to its A220-300s, the Latvian flag carrier operates eight Boeing 737 (six -300 and two -500 variants), but they will be removed from the fleet by the end of the year.

The airline has 34 Airbus A220-300 more in its order book with Airbus waiting to be delivered.

airBaltic operates scheduled flights to more than 70 destinations from Riga, Tallinn, and Vilnius. The Latvian state owns 80.05% of airBaltic shares, while the Danish entrepreneur Lars Tussen, holds almost 20% of the shares.