Pauls Cālītis, airBaltic Chief Operations Officer: “Our state-of-the-art Diamond Aircraft fleet is one the success factors for the airBaltic Pilot Academy, which is the go-to program for aspiring Baltic pilots. By establishing the first Authorized Service Center for Diamond Aircraft in the Baltics, we are strengthening our capabilities and creating new jobs in Liepaja.”
Reinhard Schwaiger, Team Leader Civil Aircraft Sales at Diamond Aircraft Industries GmbH in Austria: “Diamond Aircraft and airBaltic Training have a long and excellent relationship in providing the pilot academy with the most modern training aircraft and FNPTII Simulator. We are specifically happy that they are now becoming an Authorized Service Center providing quick and efficient expert service to Diamond aircraft customers in the Baltic region.”
airBaltic General Aviation Services is now entitled to perform warranty and post-warranty maintenance functions for Diamond Aircraft DA40 and DA42 aircraft types as well as provide a guarantee, approved by the manufacturer.
airBaltic Pilot Academy has opened application process for new student groups in 2020 and 2021. For more information and applications, please click.
airBaltic in brief:
airBaltic (AIR BALTIC CORPORATION) is one of the most punctual airlines in the world connecting the Baltic region with over 60 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. airBaltic operates 22 Airbus A220-300 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.
airBalticTraining, a subsidiary of airBaltic, is a training facility offering a wide range of aviation training services in its modern and purpose-built training center in Riga, Latvia. It was established in 2010 and since then each year provides training to approximately 3000 professionals from across the world – more than 1 500 pilots, almost 1 000 cabin crew members and several hundred of ground handlers, cargo agents, security personnel and others. For more information, please visit: http://pilotacademy.com.