Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 10 Oct 2018
Total posts 8
Looking for any feedback on flying Air Baltic? Most online reviews are very negative. I'm only looking at a short f;light with no transfer from St. Petersburg to Riga and hoping it can't be too bad? Any first hand experiences regarding hidden protocols/reliability very welcome as the next best option is a stopover in Helsinki with the more reliable Finnair.
Member since 23 Feb 2015
Total posts 258
Flew them a few years back from Riga to Paris - was perfectly fine.
Singapore Airlines - KrisFlyer
Member since 28 Jun 2019
Total posts 4
Flew them as well a few times, on-time and no issues. Hand luggage was never weighed, but could be, though I believe the limits are on par with most carriers in Oz anyway.
British Airways - Executive Club
Member since 24 Jan 2012
Total posts 83
Not sure where the negative reviews are coming from. They have a nice new fleet of A220s (previously C-Series) and were the most punctual airline in Europe last year.
For a point to point, you will be fine.
Member since 17 Aug 2012
Total posts 47
PS having said that, I love Helsinki, and would never pass up the possibility of a visit!
Member since 02 Apr 2017
Total posts 164
They're more than fine. Have flown them a few times over the years including tight connections and had 0 problems. Would definitely take them over a stopover in Helsinki.
Reporting back on this - flew them this morning St Petersburg-Riga. Absolutely fine. Left on time and arrived early. Was even upgraded equipment from Q400 to the new Airbus A200-300 which was very impressive and smooth. Had lots of room in economy for the 2-3 layout. Could definitely be one for QF to look out for in replacing 717s.
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