airline, airBaltic, will allow
passengers to use their tablets, book readers, players, games and other
personal electronic devices from gate to gate starting 18 April.
Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic:
“Our customers have long wanted to be able to read a book, review documents and
photos, or watch a movie on their electronic devices whenever they are onboard
one of our flights. We are delighted that in the busy Easter travel period our
passengers can begin enjoying the use of their electronic devices in all phases
the rules, passengers need to place their electronic devices in airplane mode. Mobile
phones may not be used for calls and all devices must be turned off in rare
cases when instructed by crew members. Laptops and other larger devices must be
stowed during takeoff and landing so they do not pose a safety hazard.
Furthermore, passengers are also kindly asked to follow safety demonstrations.
airBaltic serves sixty destinations
from its home base in Riga, Latvia. airBaltic
offers convenient connections via Riga to its network which spans Europe,
Scandinavia, Russia, the CIS, and the Middle East. For summer 2014, airBaltic has introduced six new
destinations - Burgas and Varna
(Bulgaria), Palma de Mallorca (Spain), Bucharest (Romania), Gothenburg
(Sweden), and Aberdeen (Scotland, within the UK).
airBaltic in brief:
AIR BALTIC CORPORATION (airBaltic) is a
joint stock company that was established in 1995. Its primary shareholder is the
Latvian state, which holds 99.8% of the stock. The airBaltic fleet consists of 25 aircraft - five Boeing 737-500s, eight Boeing
737-300s and twelve Bombardier
Q400Next Gen. airBaltic offers
nonstop flights from its hub in Riga, Latvia. airBaltic received the title of Airline of the Year 2009/2010 (Gold
Award) from the European Regions Airline Association. airBaltic is the winner of Air
Transport World Phoenix Award 2010 - a global recognition of excellence in
restructuring business. airBaltic won
a special Pacesetter Award 2010 from the Jury of the Budgies World Low Cost Airline
Awards, recognising the achievements of airBaltic
as a hybrid airline. In 2012, airBaltic was ranked by Airlinetrends among the
Top 10 airlines globally for innovations.