AirBaltic adds to Airbus A220 order

An AirBaltic Airbus A220-300. Photo: © IFN News

Latvian national airline AirBaltic signed a deal for an additional 30 Airbus A220-300 aircraft at the Dubai Air Show. The carrier also secured options for a further 20 of the type.

In Airbus first deal at this year’s show, AirBaltic is adding to its order book for 50 A220 aircraft and eventually plans to operate 100 of the type by 2030. The airline was the launch customer of the larger A220-300, then CS300, back in 2016 and now operates 44 aircraft of the type. Both Christian Scherer, Airbus’ Chief Commercial Officer and Martin Gauss, CEO of AirBaltic, praised the performance of the aircraft type and both are looking forward to expanding their existing partnership.