airBaltic’s number of carried passengers reaches a record in second consecutive month
Latvian airBaltic airline carried 393,312 passengers in July 2017, which is 21% more than the same period last year. The number of passengers carried by airBaltic remains the highest it has ever been in the airline’s history, BNN was informed by the company.
In the first seven months of 2017, airBaltic carried 1,958,774 passengers to destinations in Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.
airBaltic CEO Martin Gauss notes: «This summer has been successful and rich with challenges. The largest number of carried passengers in airBaltic’s history and growing income also show that our flights are nearly full. It means more challenge for our team for us to be able to continue providing clients with flights with some of the best punctuality indexes and great client service.»
In July, airBaltic performed 4,799 flights, which is 16% more than July 2016. In the first seven months, airBaltic performed 28,260 flights. Load factor in July 2017 reached 87.7%. In the first seven months, load factor in airBaltic aircraft was 76.2%, which is the highest index in the airline’s history.
The airline’s 15 punctuality index reached 83.5% in July.