06 April, 2023

airBaltic welcomed 140 students for its 2023 Shadow Day

Latvian national airline airBaltic, the largest employer in Latvia's transportation sector, for the 16th time participated in Shadow Day, this year by welcoming 140 students. They had the opportunity to explore and understand more than 20 professions in the exciting and dynamic aviation industry.

During Shadow Day 2023, students had the opportunity to get to know the work of airBaltic pilots, flight attendants, aircraft technicians, and other industry professionals. 

For airBaltic, this was a record-breaking number of shadows welcomed in the airline's history. The airline received 540 applications, of which pilots and cabin crews were the most popular. 

This year airBaltic hosted Shadow Day not only in Riga, but also in Liepฤja (base of the airBaltic Pilot Academy).

Martin Gauss, President and CEO of airBaltic: “I am delighted that airBaltic participated in Shadow Day 2023, by welcoming a record-breaking number of students. It is important for us to provide opportunities for young people in Latvia to explore and learn about the aviation industry. We hope that this initiative will inspire and encourage more students to consider aviation as a potential career path.”