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airBaltic identifies Copenhagen, Paris, and London as top July destinations from Riga, reflecting diverse traveler preferences for business and leisure, alongside network expansion including 15 new routes and a new Madeira connection.

RIGA – The Latvian national airline airBaltic announces its passengers’ most favored destinations this July from Riga – Copenhagen, Paris, and London. Analyzing ticket sales and travel patterns, the airline has recognized a variety of destinations that are popular among travelers in July 2024.

airBaltic from Riga operates two daily flights to Copenhagen, and up to two daily flights to Paris and London. In addition to these destinations, Milan, Istanbul, Malaga and Amsterdam are also among the most favored airBaltic routes from Riga in July. Next month’s travel preferences show an interest in destinations that offer both leisure and business travel experiences.

Last month airBaltic expanded its network by launching 15 new routes, including seven new countries in Southeast Europe. This year, the airline will operate 130 routes – all time high – from all bases and provide one-stop connections to the rest of the world through its more than 20 code-share partners.

Furthermore, the airline plans to launch a new destination, Madeira, which will be connected from the airline’s home base in Riga with three weekly flights. Madeira is a unique destination that offers a fantastic leisure experience with its magnificent scenery and breath-taking nature. The flight times have been scheduled to optimize connections for transit passengers, providing seamless connections for its customers.

airBaltic offers both Economy Class and Business Class on all its flights. Business Class passengers can enjoy a comprehensive full-service package, including priority check-in and boarding, a front-of-cabin seat with a free seat for added privacy, a three-course gourmet meal, unlimited beverages, and quicker disembarking upon arrival.

airBaltic Revenue Up by 4% in May

The Latvian national airline airBaltic reports a preliminary revenue over 68 million euros for May 2024, marking a 4% increase compared to the same period last year. This result, while being in the middle of Q2, reflects a continuously steady performance and suggests positive business trends.

Additionally, airBaltic carried 434 100 passengers in May 2024 – a slight 1% decrease compared to May 2023. Despite the minor decline in one month’s passenger count, the airline maintains confident financial performance with rising revenue. Furthermore, in May, airBaltic operated 4 300 flights, marking a 3% increase from the previous year.

Martin Gauss, President and CEO of airBaltic: “During May, airBaltic continued to demonstrate confident financial and operational performance, with increased revenue. At the beginning of May, we expanded our network by launching 15 new destinations from all our home bases, including seven new countries in Southeast Europe. We are dedicated to ensuring the best connectivity between the Baltics and the rest of the world, as well as enhancing the passenger experience and contributing to the economy.”

“During the upcoming months, we plan to continue expanding our network by launching new Pop-Up and scheduled flights, continuing our operations from our seasonal base in Gran Canaria, and launching direct flights to a unique new destination – Madeira. These developments are expected to further boost our traffic across the Baltic region and beyond,” Gauss added.

May, 2024* May, 2023** Change
Preliminary revenue EUR 68.1 million EUR 65.3 million +4%
Number of passengers 434 100 437 000 -1%
Number of flights 4 300 4 200 +3%

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

During the first three months, airBaltic achieved record-breaking Q1 revenue of over EUR 132 million, a 27% increase from 2023, while passenger numbers reaching another historic peak with a 20% rise. Earlier this year, airBaltic Group reported an all-time record profit of EUR 34 million for 2023.

Last month airBaltic expanded its network by launching 15 new routes, including seven new countries in Southeast Europe. This year, the airline will operate 130 routes – all-time-high – from all bases and provide one-stop connections to the rest of the world through its more than 20 code-share partners.

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.

Vicky Karantzavelou
Co-Founder & Chief Editor - TravelDailyNews Media Network | Website

Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.

She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.

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