airBaltic Named the Best Employer in the Transport and Logistics Sector

  • 2020-03-05
  • TBT Staff

RIGA - the annual Best Employer award ceremony took place following a nationwide survey carried out by the recruitment agency CV-Online Latvia. During the ceremony, the Latvian airline airBaltic was recognized as the best employer in the transport and logistics sector for the ninth year in a row.

Alīna Roščina, VP Human Resources of airBaltic: “airBaltic is proud to be among the leading employers. Our success story is driven by the talented and motivated team of professionals that is expanding. The transport and logistic sector faces different challenges regarding the attraction of new employees, but over the years, airBaltic has created great mechanisms which motivate current employees and attract new talent for the team.”

According to a CV-Online Latvia survey, more than 60% of respondents want to work at airBaltic because it is a well-known company with a good reputation, almost 50% emphasize that the company offers a motivating salary and additional benefits, while more than 40% see good career growth opportunities.

airBaltic has been consistently ranked among the best employers in various nationwide studies and surveys since 2007: (1 st in TOP Employer in the transport and logistics sector in 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013 and 2012, 1 st in TOP Employer in 2011, 2 nd in TOP Employer and Most Coveted Employer in 2010, 3 rd in TOP Employer in 2008 and 2007).

airBaltic currently employs over 1 700 professionals from almost 30 nations, with diverse backgrounds and expertise in 16 different departments. Overall, since 2013, airBaltic has maintained a full gender balance throughout the company.

In 2020, airBaltic continues its expansion in the Baltics and will launch 14 new routes, including four new direct destinations from Tallinn, Estonia, and five new destinations from Vilnius, Lithuania. A complete schedule of airBaltic flights and tickets for the new destinations are already available on the company's website at www.airbaltic.com.

airBaltic in brief:

airBaltic (AIR BALTIC CORPORATION) is one of the most punctual airlines in the world connecting the Baltic region with over 70 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS. airBaltic is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. Its primary shareholder is the Latvian state, which holds around 80% of the stock, while Lars Thuesen holds around 20% through his fully-owned Aircraft Leasing 1 SIA. The airBaltic fleet consists of 38 aircraft –  22 Airbus A220-300s, 4 Boeing 737s and 12 Bombardier Q400Next Gen aircraft. airBaltic has received numerous international awards for excellence and innovative services. In 2017, the airline received the CAPA Regional Airline of the Year award, while in 2018 and 2019 airBaltic received the ATW Airline Industry Achievement Award as the Market Leader of the Year. In addition, in 2019 airBaltic received Sector Leadership Award by Airline Business.