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RIGA, LATVIAOn October 2, Latvian carrier airBaltic welcomed its 32nd Airbus A220-300 jet, registered as YL-ABF, in Riga.



This is the seventh and final Airbus A220-300 aircraft delivery for airBaltic in 2021. This aircraft is a part of the 50 Airbus A220-300 which airBaltic has ordered. In addition, airBaltic holds 30 options and purchase rights for the same aircraft type.

“We are delighted that a total of seven Airbus A220-300 have joined our sustainable fleet this year. We are now the largest Airbus A220-300 operator in the world and the largest Airbus A220 operator in Europe. With a growing number of new aircraft, we will be able to provide better connectivity, as well as give our passengers the opportunity to visit their favorite leisure destinations during the winter season,” said Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic

Since the introduction of the Airbus A220-300 aircraft in late 2016, airBaltic has carried over 6 505 932 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 78 246 flights and flown over 175 312 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.
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