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airBaltic reports positive growth

18th May 2009 Print
In April this year, Latvian airline airBaltic increased the number of passengers at its home base in Riga by 56% compared to the same period last year.

Overall it carried 217,544 passengers in April 2009, representing 20% more than in the same month in 2008, when airBaltic transported 181,943 passengers.

Bertolt Flick, president and CEO of airBaltic: "Our growth figures in April are indeed remarkable in the current global environment. They illustrate strong confidence and appreciation that our customers have for airBaltic’s services. As for the excellent punctuality, we gratefully acknowledge the role and support of Riga International Airport and its dedicated staff who added to our efforts."

During the first four months of 2009, airBaltic transported a total of 717,705 passengers, some 11% more than during the same period in 2008, when the total number of passengers was 648,120.