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airBaltic

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
IATA Member
BT
BTI
657
Airbaltic

AirBaltic Boeing 737-500
airBaltic
Riga International Airport
Marupe Municipality
LV-1053 Riga
Latvia

Tel.: +371 7 207 069
Fax: +371 7 207 369
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.airbaltic.com

Type: Scheduled, charter, international, regional, pax, cargo
Owner: Latvian govt (99.8%); others (0.2%)
Base: Riga (RIX)
Hubs: Vilnius (VNO)
Start of ops: October 1995
Alliances: Aeroflot, AeroSvit, Air Astana, Alitalia, Armavia, Austrian, Azerbaijan Airlines, Belavia, Brussels Airlines, Georgian,KLM, Moldavian, Rossiya Airlines, SAS, SAS Cargo, Skyways, TransAero, Uzbekistan Airways
AirBaltic operates this equipment: Executives
  • 8 x Boeing 737-300
  • 5 x Boeing 737-500
  • Bombardier CSeries (13 planned)
  • 12 x Bombardier Dash 8 Q400
  • President:
    CFO:
    COO:
    Chief Commercial Officer:
    Martin Gauss
    Vitolds YHakovlevs
    Martin Sedlacky
    Michael Grimme

    Name Alias
    IATA
    Code
    ICAO
    Code
    Country Base Dates
    Air Baltic airBaltic
    BT
    ABC;BTI
    Latvia Riga 1995-
    Formed by SAS (28.6%) and Baltic Int'l (8%) as Latsavia. SAS stake increased to 37% in 1998, later 47.2% (with Latvia government having 52.6%). SAS expected to sell its shares (announced 14/8/08), management buy-out decided on 18/12/08 and completed 2/09. Entered legal protection on 21/9/11, continuing ops, and immediately secured new capital from Latvian government and Baltic Aviation Systems. Fully taken over by the government on 1/12/11 folllowing the collapse of local banks which were creditors.