Air Baltic's aging fleet, which includes 14 Boeing 737-300/500 aircraft, creates challenges in managing rising fuel prices, President and CEO Bertolt Flick told ATW this week in Los Angeles. "It is clear that we need a more modern fleet," he said. He noted that the airline has replaced older 737s with Bombardier Q400 turboprops on certain routes, a move Flick believes will yield $40 million in fuel cost savings annually. In addition to the 737-300/500s, BT's fleet ...

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