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New winter season flights from Riga Airport: Abu Dhabi (AirBaltic), Eilat (Wizz Air), Malta (Ryanair). Enjoy the flight!

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April - June 2013

02.07.2013

On 31 May 2013 Airport Riga launched a new route from Riga to Thessaloniki, Greece.  

02.07.2013

On June 6 Latvian national airline airBaltic introduced flights from International Riga airport to Croatian city of Rijeka located on shore of the Adriatic Sea. 

02.07.2013

In order to optimize the road traffic in the territory of Riga Airport, a special parking lot is opened for vehicles that arrive to the area of the airport for customs clearance operations. The new customs parking lot is located next to the parking lot P3. 

02.07.2013

On 18 June, in anticipation of the XXV All Latvian Song Festival and the XV Dance Festival whose motto this year is „Līgo –let it become!” („Līgo – lai top!”), and the Latvian Midsummer celebrations – Jāņi, Riga International Airport jointly with the Latvian National Centre for Culture greeted passengers with a musical surprise. 

02.07.2013

On 9 April Riga International Airport organised emergency planning exercises based on simulated accidents. The main aim of such training is to test efficiency of the emergency alert system, and to improve cooperation between airport departments and rescue teams. 

02.07.2013

On 12 April ended the campaign „Praise good service!” and the company Labsserviss.lv in collaboration with Lattelecom awarded most commended companies in 2013, including Riga International Airport that for the third year in a row had won the title of the most commended company.  

02.07.2013

 In 1993 Poland’s national airline LOT Polish Airlines opened flights to Warsaw departing from Riga International Airport. On 8 May both parties celebrated the 20th anniversary of this successful cooperation. During the event all passengers of fights Warsaw – Riga and Riga – Warsaw received special gifts.

02.07.2013

On 19 May Nordea Riga Marathon gathered 22 020 participants from 65 countries to compete in various distances. 49 runners were employees of Riga Airport. 

02.07.2013

Riga International Airport for the second year in a row was awarded the silver category in the „Sustainability Index” initiative. On 24 May all the participants of „Sustainability Index” initiative were awarded in five sustainability areas.  

02.07.2013

On 7 June Riga International Airport marked the International Children Protection Day, and during the celebration a special event programme was available for the children of the airport staff. The children had the opportunity to see their parents’ workplace, visit the Riga Aviation Museum, and take part in creative workshops.

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