Latvian national airline airBaltic has been selected as the Top Employer in a nationwide survey by career and recruitment consultancy Workinday Latvia.
Daiga Ērgle, Vice President Human Resources airBaltic: “In the past two years airBaltic has received international recognition and awards for its business achievements and innovations. I am delighted that professionals in the labour market consider airBaltic as Top Employer.”
The previous surveys consistently ranked airBaltic among Top 3 Employers (Top 2 Employer in 2009, Top 3 Employer in 2008 and 2007).
airBaltic currently employs 1443 professionals. The staff of the airline represents almost 30 nations.
airBaltic has previously received the title of Airline of the Year 2009/2010 (Gold Award) from the European Regions Airline Association. airBaltic is also the winner of Air Transport World Phoenix Award 2010 – a global recognition of excellence in restructuring business, an award that has the same meaning for airlines as the Oscar award for filmmakers. airBaltic has also won the Pacesetter Award from the Jury of the Budgies World Low Cost Airline Awards, recognizing achievements of airBaltic as a trendsetting hybrid airline.
airBaltic serves 80 destinations from its home base at 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 shareholders are the Latvian state, with 52.6% of stock, and SIA Baltijas aviācijas sistēmas, with 47.2% 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. In summer 2010, airBaltic was chosen for anna.aero ANNIES Award as Europe's largest flag carrier by new routes. 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.