The Latvian national airline airBaltic has launched a new service for passengers who wish to save time by checking in for the flight via their mobile devices.
Michael Grimme, Senior Vice President Sales and Marketing of airBaltic: “Our aim is to continuously improve services to our passengers, travelling to and from our 60 destinations in Europe, Middle East, Russia and the CIS. By using mobile check-in, our customers can reduce the amount of time that they have to spend at the airport. If all passengers were using mobile check-in and online check-in on all flights, they would save up to 100 million minutes a year. That is a significant saving of time – almost 200 years.”
Mobile check-in is currently available for airBaltic flights operated out of Riga, Bergen, Billund, Budapest, Dusseldorf, Helsinki, Lappeenranta, London, Moscow (Domodedovo), Nice, Oslo, Oulu, Paris, Tallinn, Tampere, Turku, Vaasa and Vienna. Mobile check-in starts at 12 o'clock (local time) in the midday for all flights throughout the following day until approximately 90 minutes before departure. Mobile check-in service is available on any mobile device via airBalticMobi.com link in a mobile web browser and via airBaltic application for iPhone and iPad.
airBaltic serves 60 destinations with direct flights from its home base in Riga, Latvia. From every one of these, airBaltic offers convenient connections via North Hub Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.
AIR BALTIC CORPORATION (airBaltic) is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. The primary shareholder is Latvian state with 99.8% of stock. The airBaltic fleet consists of 34 aircraft – six Boeing 737-500, eight Boeing 737-300, two Boeing 757-200, ten Fokker 50 airplanes and eight Bombardier Q400Next Gen. airBaltic offers nonstop flights from three Baltic capital cities – Riga, Vilnius, and Tallinn. airBaltic received the title of Airline of the Year 2009/2010 (Gold Award) from the European Regions Airline Association. airBaltic is the winner of Air Transport World Phoenix Award 2010 – a global recognition of excellence in restructuring business. airBaltic won a special Pacesetter Award 2010 from the Jury of the Budgies World Low Cost Airline Awards, recognising achievements of airBaltic as a hybrid airline.