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This year, airBaltic plans to hire more than 100 professionals in 40 positions within its Technical department.

RIGA – The Latvian national airline airBaltic announces a unique Behind the Scenes Technical Department event on April 25, 2024 in its technical facilities in Riga – an unprecedented opportunity for professionals across various technical fields to explore the aviation industry from the inside and for those considering new career opportunities.

This initiative is designed to attract individuals from diverse technical backgrounds, including civil engineering, transportation, vehicle mechanics, and more, offering them a unique glimpse into the airline’s daily operations in its modern hangar and encouraging them to consider joining the airBaltic team.

Alīna Aronberga, Senior Vice President Human Resources at airBaltic says: “As airBaltic continues to grow, we are delighted to announce our upcoming Behind the Scenes Technical Department event at airBaltic. For the first time, we are offering this unique opportunity for individuals from diverse technical fields and students who are exploring future career path to experience a day in the life at the airlines technical department in our impressive Concors Hangar. We have prepared an exciting program and eagerly anticipate welcoming everyone who is interested to come under our wing.”

The open day at airBaltic is scheduled for April 25, 2024, starting at 17:00 at the airBaltic technical facilities in Riga, Latvia (Tehnikas Street 3, Marupe County, Riga district).

airBaltic currently employs more than 2 500 professionals and is actively recruiting for various positions. The airline currently offers 33 open positions to attract over 150 new talents. For several years, airBaltic has been consistently recognized as the Top Employer in various nationwide and worldwide surveys.

airBaltic operates more than 130 routes from Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius, Tampere, and, seasonally, Gran Canaria, offering connections to a wide range of destinations in the airline’s route network in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and the Caucasus region.

Passenger numbers continue to grow in March – 24% up

The airline continues the year strongly, carrying 360 700 passengers in March 2024 – a 24% increase compared to the same period last year. During the winter season, when the demand traditionally declines, consistently stable indicators of transported passengers can still be observed within a single month. In March, airBaltic performed 3 600 flights, marking a 16% increase from the previous year.

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Martin Gauss, President and CEO of airBaltic. commented: “In March, we transported nearly 100 thousand more passengers than in the previous month, affirming our position as the preferred airline in the Baltic States. This summer season we have great offer for our customers on new destinations throughout the summer. With this expansion, we anticipate increased traffic to and from the Baltics. We have identified opportunities to expand the airBaltic’s network in Central and Southeast Europe by adding new destinations and increasing flight frequencies to other popular destinations across the Europe. This enhancement offers our passengers more options for both leisure and business travel.”

March, 2024* March, 2023** Change
Number of passengers 360 700 289 800 24%
Number of flights 3 600 3 100 16%

*Preliminary rounded data from airBaltic monthly reports.
**Actual rounded data from airBaltic monthly reports.

This year, airBaltic plans to add 18 new routes – 8 from Latvia, 4 from Estonia, 5 from Lithuania and 1 from Tampere (Finland). Additionally, the airline has added to its network seven new countries in the Balkan region, providing its customers with a wide range of travel options.

Recently, airBaltic Group reported an all-time record profit of 34 million euros for 2023. In the same year, the airline carried more than 4.5 million passengers and performed over 44,000 flights.

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