Press releases 2011

09.06.2011

Today, on 9 June, Riga International Airport will extend its hospitality to a group of students of Tourism and Air Transportation of the University of Applied Sciences in Chur (Switzerland). During the visit the students will be taken on a guided tour of the airport territory and informed of the airport’s aviation marketing activities.

06.06.2011

On Saturday, 4 June, at Riga International Airport the first direct flight was launched on the route Riga – Bari (Italy). To celebrate this event, the passengers of the first flight were treated to the famous Italian pizza Margherita.

02.06.2011

Three new boarding gates are opened at Riga International Airport terminal today. They are constructed in order to increase the airport capacity of handling the passengers departing to the Schengen Area countries.

16.05.2011

On Monday, 16 May, at Riga International Airport the first direct flight on the route Riga – Budapest was launched. To celebrate this event the passengers of the first flight were treated to a special cake in the form of the Rubik’s Cube because Hungary is the birthplace of Ernő Rubik, the inventor of this popular 3-D puzzle.

06.05.2011

On Thursday, 5 May, at Riga International Airport the first direct flight was launched on the route Riga – Rome (Ciampino). To celebrate this event a special cake that represents one of the most significant historical monuments of Rome - the Coliseum was made for the passengers of the first flight.

26.04.2011

On Saturday, 23 April, at Riga International Airport the first direct flight was launched on the route Riga - Antalya.

19.04.2011

As part of Earth Day celebrations, within the framework of the project „the Greenhouse Effect”, in the period from 21to 24 April a real greenhouse will be erected at Riga Airport. The goal of the project „the Greenhouse Effect” is to provide a platform for discussions about the global warming and sustainable consumption.

13.04.2011

With the summer flight schedule setting in, Riga International Airport is planning to increase flight frequency by sixteen percent year on year. There will be more flights to such destinations as Kiev, Lappeenranta, Vilnius, Berlin, Kaliningrad, Bergen, Helsinki and other. The estimated passenger traffic is expected to rise by 200 thousand passengers compared with the same period in 2010.

11.04.2011

At the end of last week the campaign came to a close, in the course of which the companies and the public were invited to focus on the client service culture.

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