Airlines AirBaltic celebrates anniversary of Baltic Way with three special liveries

AirBaltic has made public its gift for the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way. Three Airbus A220 aircraft have received a special coat of paint.

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Latvian airline AirBaltic has officially presented its gift for the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way. Over the course of a ceremony, which was celebrated with AirBaltic partners and employees at Riga International Airport, the airline revealed three new special liveries.

The three liveries each show the national colours of Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania. The liveries, according to AirBaltic, stand for the roots of the airline and the commitment of AirBaltic in the Baltic region.

Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of AirBaltic commented: “We are proud to host this event in honour of the Baltic Way – a unique, peaceful demonstration that showed the world how determined and unified the Baltic people were in regaining their freedom. Together with amazing partners, we have created a special series of liveries and a song to honour the anniversary of this historic event and demonstrate Baltic solidarity. With more than 80 direct routes, we provide the best connectivity to and from the Baltics. We are committed to the Baltic states and will continue our sustainable growth path to promote the future development of Latvia, Estonia, and Lithuania.”

Egils Levits, President of the Republic of Latvia, Artūras Žurauskas, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to the Republic of Latvia and Karmen Laus, Deputy Head of Mission of the Embassy of Estonia in Riga were present during the ceremony.

Also, the Estonian band Ewert and the Two Dragons presented a dedicated song for the anniversary. It encourages the people to remember the value of freedom from generation to generation. A premise, AirBaltic wants to follow with new routes of each country as well.

The airline currently serves over 70 destinations from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius. It offers the largest variety of destinations and convenient connections via Riga to its network in Europe, the CIS, the Middle East and Scandinavia.

AirBaltic is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. Its primary shareholder is the Latvian state, which holds over 80 percent of the stock. Currently, the fleet of AirBaltic consists of 39 aircraft, including 19 Airbus A220-300s, eight classic Boeing 737s and twelve De Havilland Canada DHC-8 Dash 8s.

Source © airbaltic.com

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