Articles tagged “air baltic”

Air Baltic May Expand Beyond the Baltics With Help From Private Equity

Air Baltic May Expand Beyond the Baltics With Help From Private Equity

Christopher Jasper, Bloomberg

Air Baltic has had surprising success considering its ownership — the Latvian government — and its small scale. Now, it wants to expand to other European markets, with some investment from private equity. But does Europe need more air capacity?

5 months ago

Airlines Hope Algorithms Can Finally Fix Their Drink Carts

Airlines Hope Algorithms Can Finally Fix Their Drink Carts

Brian Sumers, Skift

Passengers sitting in the back of the airplane hate it when an airline runs out of food for sale. But airlines also hate waste, and they usually must throw out uneaten fresh food the same day. How do airlines decide how much food and drink to board? It's a delicate dance.

7 months ago

Why Air Baltic Staked Its Future on a Next-Generation Jet

Why Air Baltic Staked Its Future on a Next-Generation Jet

Brian Sumers, Skift

It's a shame the airline business is so dependent on scale. If it wasn't, we might have more airlines like Air Baltic. Despite being passenger-friendly and innovative, Air Baltic probably can't survive long-term as an independent entity.

8 months ago

Air Baltic Looks to JetBlue Founder David Neeleman for Guidance

Air Baltic Looks to JetBlue Founder David Neeleman for Guidance

Brian Sumers, Skift

Six years ago, Air Baltic took a chance on an airplane that few carriers wanted. Now, that decision has proven to be the right call. But Air Baltic can't remain independent forever, right?

8 months ago

Best Travel Ads This Week: Every Kind of Experience

Best Travel Ads This Week: Every Kind of Experience

Samantha Shankman, Skift

This week's companies are from completely opposite corners of the world, but their similar approach to branding shows the universal trends in travel marketing.

4 years ago

The Best Airlines and Airports for On-Time Performance in 2014

The Best Airlines and Airports for On-Time Performance in 2014

Dan Peltier, Skift

Punctuality is an aspect of the flight experience that really matters both to the passenger and airlines' bottom lines.

4 years ago

Drones Deliver Surprise Plane Tickets to AirBaltic’s Facebook Fans

Drones Deliver Surprise Plane Tickets to AirBaltic’s Facebook Fans

Samantha Shankman, Skift

AirBaltic beat Amazon to the drone delivery stunt and likely kicked off the first of many marketing ploys to involve the unmanned machines.

5 years ago

Best Travel Ads This Week: Companies Stick with Campaigns That Work

6 years ago

Five best travel ads this week: Awesome, awkward, and award-winning

6 years ago

SkiftAds of the Week: Kayak, Expedia, airBaltic, Arizona, and Omni Hotels

SkiftAds of the Week: Kayak, Expedia, airBaltic, Arizona, and Omni Hotels

Samantha Shankman, Skift

Comedy or tragedy? Travel companies try both when trying to portray the emotions associated with the trips we take, whether with friends, family, or on our own.

6 years ago