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airBaltic Improves Hand Luggage Size Allowance

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

The Latvian airline airBaltic has increased the size of the cabin bag each passenger is allowed to carry on board. The cabin bag can now reach 55x40x23 centimetres and is effective from August 1, 2018.

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Martin Gauss, CEO of airBaltic: “This is a significant step in our strategy of improving overall customer experience. We are introducing an all-Airbus A220-300 fleet, known for its improved travel experience, and the decision to increase hand luggage size complements that.”

airBaltic has 21 codeshare partners, allowing passengers to conveniently travel to almost any destination in the world. The new increased cabin bag size is more to be in line with most of our global codeshare partners.

On airBaltic flights, each passenger is allowed to carry on board one cabin bag (55x40x23 centimetres) and one personal item (30x40x10 centimetres). The combined weight of both items cannot exceed 8 kilograms.

“Our passengers have stated that they appreciate the level of service onboard, our punctuality as well as the easy flight selection and booking process,” Gauss added.

Recently airBaltic also launched an improved cabin with new, modern and comfortable seats on its latest two Airbus A220-300aircraft. Passengers will benefit from such additional improvements as more legroom, new pockets behind the seats for magazines, hangers next to the seat for jackets. All airBaltic Airbus A220-300 aircraft will get the improved seats.

In order to make the travel experience even more enjoyable, many passengers of airBaltic choose among such popular ancillary services as seat reservation, checked luggage or pre-ordered meal. Passengers can choose from a variety of more than 70 meal options onto their virtual tray up to an hour before their departure from Riga.

airBaltic serves over 70 destinations from Riga, Tallinn and Vilnius, offering the largest variety of destinations and convenient connections via Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, the CIS and the Middle East. For summer 2018, airBaltic has introduced eight new destinations from Riga to Malaga, Lisbon, Split, Bordeaux, Gdansk, Almaty as well as Sochi and Kaliningrad. In addition, airBaltic launched a new direct route connecting Tallinn and London.

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