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RIGA, LATVIA Latvian airline airBaltic welcomed its 27th Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-ABA, in Riga. This is the second out of seven planned Airbus A220-300 aircraft deliveries for airBaltic in 2021.



This aircraft is a part of the 50 Airbus A220-300 which airBaltichas ordered. In addition, airBaltic holds 30 options for the same aircraft type.

Since the introduction of the Airbus A220-300 aircraft in late 2016, airBaltic has carried over 6 170 000 passengers on the aircraft. Thus far, most passengers have been carried to such destinations as Amsterdam, Paris, London, and Moscow. Airbus A220-300’s have completed over 65 000 flights and flown over 160 000 block hours.

Since May 2020, airBaltic operates all its flights with a single aircraft type – Airbus A220-300, thus minimizing the complexity and benefiting from the additional efficiency provided by the aircraft.

According to the Baltic carrier, the Airbus A220-300 has performed beyond the company’s expectations, delivering better overall performance, fuel efficiency, and convenience for both passengers and the staff. It also reduces CO2 and NOX emissions by 20% and 50% respectively.
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