Riga, 22.09.2022 – The Latvian airline airBaltic celebrates the start of the third season of its internal airBaltic Leaders for Future (ALFA) program in an educational and knowledge-sharing event on the future of work and emerging trends in employee retention and belonging. Joined by other local and international companies
representatives who shared their experience and insight, the event was organized for airBaltic employees –
program participants, trainers and internal coaches.
Alīna Aronberga, SVP Human Resources at airBaltic: “Over the years, ALFA program has become an
integral part of what we do here at airBaltic – learn, share and grow together. We are happy to come together
today in this event to celebrate already the third year of the program and engage in a meaningful experience
exchange and valuable discussions both with our employees and guests.”
airBaltic Leaders for Future (ALFA) program is a tailor-made internal airBaltic learning and development
program, created to enable the airline employees to sharpen their skills and talents in order to reach their
career goals and contribute to the future success of the company.
Since the launch of the program in October 2020, it has grown significantly. Approximately 190 leaders and
high potential employees have enrolled in the ALFA Leadership Program so far. Meanwhile, airBaltic continues to offer learning opportunities to all its employees via ALFA Personal Development Program. In the first nine months since the program launch, around 150 employees have used the opportunity to attend one or more courses, varying from such topics as presentation skills and career development to Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint Advanced courses.
airBaltic in brief:
airBaltic (Air Baltic Corporation AS) connects the Baltic region with over 70 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS. Over the last 25 years airBaltic has developed as a strong, profitable and internationally respected airline. airBaltic is by far the best known international brand of Latvia and responsible for more than 2.5% of the Latvian GDP. airBaltic operates 36 Airbus A220-300 aircraft. airBaltic has received numerous
international awards for excellence and innovative services. Skytrax has awarded Latvian airline airBaltic a five–star COVID-19 safety rating. In addition, airBaltic is one of the Top twenty airlines for COVID-19 compliance by the safety, product, and COVID-19 rating agency Airlineratings.com.
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. airBaltic is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. Its primary shareholder is the Latvian state, which holds 97.03% of the stock, while the rest of the shareholders hold 2.97%.
Aviation industry indirectly provides close to 30 000 jobs in Latvia, while millions of people transfer through Riga, yet many more arrive to Latvia.
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For further information, please contact:
airBaltic Corporate Communication Unit
A/S Air Baltic Corporation