Latvian national airline AirBaltic (BT) has named former Malev Airlines (MA) CEO Martin Gauss as its new CEO and chairman, effective Nov. 1. Gauss replaces Bertolt Flick, who stepped down as part of an agreement reached earlier this month between the carrier’s two main shareholders (ATW Daily News, Oct. 5). Gauss, 43, was CEO of MA between April 2009 and May 2011; he resigned after failing to reach an agreement on his compensation (ATW Daily News, March 25). He is also a Boeing 737 ...

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