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Amsterdam Debut for airBaltic CS300

Photo: Riga-based airBaltic has placed a firm order for 30 CS300s, with options for a further 30 examples. (Bombardier)

 

Launch carrier airBaltic will debut the new Bombardier CS300 on its Riga to Amsterdam connection on December 14.

Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic said: “CS300 is a great aircraft, and a great improvement for our customers this Christmas.  We are delighted to announce that the historic first airBaltic commercial flight with Bombardier CS300 will link Riga with Amsterdam.”

The first CS300 for airBaltic at Bombardier's Mirabel plant. Bombardier

The first CS300 for airBaltic at Bombardier’s Mirabel plant. Bombardier

Flight BT619 departs Riga at 1625hrs arriving at Schiphol at 1750hrs.  The return service, BT620, departs the Dutch city at 1855hrs arriving back in Latvia at 2210hrs.

The Riga-based airline is expected to take delivery of its first of 20 examples in early December, with the 145-seat aircraft planned to make its UK debut at Gatwick on January 7.

airBaltic CEO Martin Gauss and Bombardier's Rob Dewar. Bombardier

airBaltic CEO Martin Gauss and Bombardier’s Rob Dewar. Bombardier

 

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