airBaltic Announces Partnership With Delta Air Lines

Daniel Fowkes
16 Nov 2023
· Airlines 
an airBaltic Airbus A220-300

airBaltic has announced plans to start codeshare cooperation with Delta Air Lines to enhance connectivity across the respective networks.

Breaking Down The Announcement

Thanks to the new codeshare agreement, Delta will add its code to airBaltic services. As a result, further flexibility and convenience will be visible to customers.

This will be present across North America and the Baltics, effective November 22, 2023.

Delta’s code will be applied explicitly to 20 airBaltic operated routes to three of the Latvian bases the airline calls home. These are Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius.

airBaltic operates staggeringly 100+ routes from Riga, Tallinn, Vilnius and Tampere as part of its commitment to offering customers a wide range of connections to destinations in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa and more.

Comments From Executives

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.

Martin Gauss, President and CEO of airBaltic

Enhanced partnerships are integral to our long-term strategy to better connect Delta customers around the world. 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.

Alain BellemareDelta’s Executive Vice President and President International

About airBaltic

airBaltic, established in 1995, is a Latvian airline responsible for customers’ safe and efficient transportation across its expansive network.

The airline operates flights to 70+ destinations in Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and the Caucasus.

airBaltics’ fleet consists of all Airbus aircraft and all from the A220 family, with 44 Airbus A220-300s. The company has ambitious growth plans and wants to be one of the most critical European carriers.

During the 2023 Dubai Airshow, the airline committed to additional Airbus A220s and expressed its ambition to operate more than 100 A220s by the decade’s end.

About Delta Air Lines

Delta is home to over 100,000 employees, which provide world-class customer experiences through 4,000 daily flights to 280+ destinations across six continents.

As North America’s most on-time airline, they aim to serve up to 200 million customers annually with service offered to destinations worldwide.

Headquartered in Atlanta, the airline has hubs in many vital locations across the United States to serve demand best. This includes Boston, Los Angeles, New York-JFK, and more.

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