airBaltic carries 18% more passengers on year in January

In January 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic carried 187,996 passengers or 18% more than in the same period of 2016.

In January the airline operated 3,463 flights, which is 14% more than in the same period of 2016, when airBaltic operated 3,032.

The airline’s load factor, which represents the number of passengers as a proportion of the number of available seats, was at a level of 62% in January 2017.

The 15-minute flight punctuality indicator for airBaltic reached a level of 87,2% in January 2017. This means that more than 87 of every 100 airBaltic flights in January departed at the planned time or with a delay of no more than 15 minutes.

This summer, airBaltic will add 11 new routes to its network to such cities as Madrid, Geneva, Aberdeen, Tampere, Stavanger, Gothenburg, Kazan and Catania.

Meanwhile LETA reports airBaltic as having carried 2,891,365 passengers in 2016, which is 10% more than in 2015.

Last year airBaltic operated 43,872 flights or 2% more than in 2015. The passenger load factor grew to 74% or by 3% compared to a year earlier.

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