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CNN praises quality of airBaltic inflight food

Alla Petrova, BC, Riga, 10.04.2012.Print version
Latvian national airline airBaltic has achieved widespread recognition among its customers for its organic menus, created by Martins Ritins, a renowned chef of Latvia. Describing the airline menus created by star chefs, CNN has praised airBaltic as an example of the quality of airline dining experience that can be achieved.

airBaltic teamed up with Martins Ritins in 2009 in a move to improve its inflight experience; it is a trend now followed by many airlines globally, informed BC vice president of corporate communications at airBaltic Janis Vanags.


Martins Ritins offers for the business class passengers of airBaltic the highest quality products grown by Latvian farmers. These dishes are prepared by the company LSG Sky Chefs Airo Catering Services Latvija, which makes meals for airBaltic, according to the recipes and methods of Martins Ritins and under his strict supervision. The renowned chef Martins Ritins has prepared meals for such guests as the Queen and Princes Charles and Andrew of the United Kingdom, as well as the King of Spain – Juan Carlos, Paco Rabanne, Pierre Cardin, Mstislav Rastropovich, Monserrat Caballe, Maija Pļisecka, Nikita Mihalkov, Jose Carreras, Elton John and many other distinguished guests.


airBaltic serves over 60 destinations from its home base in Riga, Latvia. From every one of these, airBaltic offers convenient connections via North Hub Riga to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East.

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