airBaltic receives eighth 'C Series' aircraft

The Latvian airline airBaltic received the eighth of its 20 Bombardier CS300 jets, registered as YL-CSH, in Riga on February 3, the company told the press.

airBaltic say that by the end of 2018 they plan to have a total of 14 CS300 aircraft on its fleet. It also said that this week airBaltic will exhibit one of its Bombardier CS300 aircraft at the largest aircraft exhibition in Asia, namely the Singapore Airshow.

Thus far, airBaltic has carried over 760,000 passengers on the brand new Bombardier CS300 aircraft with every fourth airBaltic passenger flying on the aircraft. CS300 have completed more than 7,354 flights and flown over 19,345 block hours.

airBaltic has ordered 20 CS300 in total to replace its entire jet fleet, a deal worth around $1.5 billion.

The company serves over 60 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia. It is planning to receive the last of the 20 Bombardier CS300 aircraft on its fleet by year-end 2019. 

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