Last week, the proportion of people purchasing their flight tickets on airBaltic website from mobile devices reached 33%. Overall, airBaltic passengers made close to 50 000 new reservations or 9% more than the week before.
Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: "Air travel is essential to many of us, and we see that more customers are booking flights. Our customers value our efforts in introducing additional safety measures, so that they can travel with confidence."
"Enhancing mobile experience has been a vital part of improving our service for the last few years. We have built the digital infrastructure, so that booking our flights from a mobile device can be easy. As a result, we see share of mobile bookings continuing to grow."
During the last week, most passengers chose to book their tickets for flights to Tallinn, Oslo and Helsinki. The most popular summer leisure destinations were Rome, Larnaca and Barcelona.
By the end of August 2020, airBaltic plans to connect Baltics on 69 routes. Currently airBaltic performs direct flights from Riga to various European business hubs and to such popular leisure destinations as Barcelona in Spain, Nice in France, Larnaca in Cyprus as well as Rome, Catania and Milan in Italy. In addition, this summer airBaltic also launches direct flights from Riga to Billund (Denmark), Reykjavik (Iceland), Madrid (Spain), Zurich (Switzerland), Turku (Finland), Warsaw (Poland), Prague (Czech Republic), Stuttgart (Germany), Budapest (Hungary). airBaltic also offers various direct services from Tallinn and Vilnius. A complete schedule of airBaltic flights can be found on the company's homepage at www.airbaltic.com.
airBaltic is in close cooperation with the authorities to monitor the situation and is flexible to adjust the flight schedule if needed. Passengers are strongly suggested to check the travel regulations and airport restrictions on the official websites or with local embassies before travelling. Regulations are changing rapidly and vary per country, therefore always make sure you have the latest information to have a smooth journey.
To read more about the new airBaltic health measures, please visit airBaltic website.
airBaltic in brief:
airBaltic (AIR BALTIC CORPORATION) is one of the most punctual airlines in the world connecting the Baltic region with over 60 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS. airBaltic is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. Its primary shareholder is the Latvian state, which holds around 80% of the stock, while Lars Thuesen holds around 20% through his fully-owned Aircraft Leasing 1 SIA. airBaltic operates 22 Airbus A220-300 aircraft. airBaltic has received numerous international awards for excellence and innovative services. In 2017, the airline received the CAPA Regional Airline of the Year award, while in 2018 and 2019 airBaltic received the ATW Airline Industry Achievement Award as the Market Leader of the Year. In addition, in 2019 airBaltic received Sector Leadership Award by Airline Business.