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"airBaltic" planning to open six new routes next summer

03.01.2013

Latvian national airline ''airBaltic'' is planning to open six new routes next summer, the business information portal ''Nozare.lv'' was informed by the airline's CEO Martin Gauss.

Latvian national airline ''airBaltic'' is planning to open six new routes next summer, the business information portal ''Nozare.lv'' was informed by the airline's CEO Martin Gauss.

The new routes will be announced when talks with cooperation partners are concluded.

Gauss explained that the airline will also concentrate on routes that are in high demand. The airline has already increased flights frequencies this winter season to 12 destinations.

Gauss emphasized that improvements to the airline's network of destinations is very important for ''airBaltic's'' development. Thanks to these improvements, ''airBaltic'' was able to achieve LVL 4.8 million in profit in the third quarter of the year.

''airBaltic'' currently serves 60 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia.

"airBaltic" was established in 1995, the state of Latvia is currently the key shareholder with a 99.8 percent stake.

In 2011, ''airBaltic'' operated with LVL 77 million in losses.

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