Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: "airBaltic has an excellent team, and I am delighted to take the airline forward, and build on the good track record of the past 2 years. We demonstrated with our restructuring programme that even in difficult times an airline can be turned back to profit.”

Andris Liepiņš, Chairman of airBaltic Supervisory Board: "Under Martin Gauss leadership, airBaltic executed a robust business turnaround programme leading to major improvements of the net result of the airline. We are delighted that Martin Gauss, Vitolds Jakovļevs and Martin Sedlacky will continue as the Executive Board, and take airBaltic to the next level."

Martin Gauss joined airBaltic as Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Executive Board on 1 November 2011.