Press releases 2008

27.02.2008

According to SJSC „Riga International Airport” 2007 non-audited finance figures, Riga Airport profit year 2007 will be more than LVL 2.8 million. Compared to 2006, the profit for 2007 has tripled.

13.02.2008

The number of passengers handled by Riga Airport January this year was 232 764, with growth of 21.1% compared to January last year. Tallinn Airport handled 122 040 passengers the same month, while Vilnius Airport - 129 582 passengers.

04.02.2008

In January the number of passengers handled by Riga airport - 232 764 - increased by 21.1 % compared with the same period in 2007.

24.01.2008

The air company airBaltic has announced it will launch its summer season on March 30, 2008, offering new destinations in the direction of Mediterranean, Scandinavian and Eastern countries. The number of flights along popular routes will be increased substantially.

17.01.2008

Although the provisions of this Agreement are taking effect for the new Schengen Member States on 30 March, following the requirements of the Schengen Agreement on distribution of passenger flow the control of passenger documents and security is already being enforced and realised from today.

15.01.2008

In 2007 Riga international airport served 83% more passengers than Tallinn and 84% more than Vilnius. Among the airports of the Baltic States Riga Airport experienced the highest passenger growth during 2006.

15.01.2008

Irish low fare airline Ryanair launches its flights to the Italian city of Milan (Bergamo) from January 17. Flights will be operated by Ryanair from Riga to Milan five times a week – from Monday to Thursday and on Saturdays.

08.01.2008

Following a sharp passenger count increase as well as the need to gradually renew the bus fleet, the “Rīga” Airport has purchased and today has put into operation four new busses resulting from an international purchase tender at the end of last year.

02.01.2008

In the last year the “Rīga” Airport has served 3 160 954 passengers. Compared with 2006, the number of passengers served at “Rīga” Airport has increased by 26.7 %.

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