In big news announced today for the Baltics, airBaltic and Delta Air Lines have announced a codesharing arrangement, providing enhanced connectivity.
This comes following the approval of the Category 1 rating from the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) program.
Without further ado, let’s get into it…
Big News For The Baltics: airBaltic & Delta Air Lines Codeshare…
Commenting on this big deal for the Baltics was airBaltic CEO Martin Gauss, who said the following on this:
“This marks a historic achievement for airBaltic and Latvia, as we embark on expanding our network across the Atlantic Ocean.”
“The collaboration with the renowned US partner Delta Air Lines, known for its expansive network and international cooperation infrastructure, holds tremendous opportunities.”
“It will not only attract new passengers to airBaltic, but also elevate the Baltics’ global visibility and connectivity. We are looking forward to a successful, long-standing collaboration together.”
“Enhanced partnerships are integral to our long-term strategy to better connect Delta customers around the world,” said Alain Bellemare, Delta’s Executive Vice President and President International.
“Working closely with airBaltic will further strengthen Delta’s connection to this vibrant European region by offering more customers unrivalled access to destinations across the U.S.”
As part of the deal, the Delta DL code will be placed on 20 of airBaltic’s routes from it’s three bases in Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius.
Looking ahead, all eyes will be on both sides to see how this relationship will work, especially in the context of fleet and passenger growth in the Baltics.
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