April - June

28.07.2015

The airport reminds the passengers that starting from May the security control for all passengers is performed in the Departures Sector E. In order to make the necessary technical improvements, the security control in Departures Sector C has been temporarily closed.

28.07.2015

At the beginning of March, the pharmacy chain SIA A Aptiekas  accomplished reconstruction of its sales outlet at the airport expanding the sales floor and increasing assortment. Since April, two new cafes have been working at Riga Airport - Sweet Delights and Tasty. Both cafes are located in the passenger area.

28.07.2015

On 15 May the annual Lattelecom Riga Marathon took place.  This year, 25 931 athletes from 69 countries participated in the event. The airport was represented at the marathon by 65 participants – 48 adults and 17 children.

28.07.2015

For the fourth year already, the International Children’s Day was marked at Riga Airport by a fete for the kids of the airport personnel, which this year was attended by more than 100 participants. 
On 5 June already from 9 o’clock a.m., the children were entertained by the Flower Fairy on the premises of the Training Centre leading the children in various games, drawing, painting and having lots of fun.
 

28.07.2015

In June 2015, Riga international Airport received two awards – the status of a Family-friendly Company and the qualification for the Silver Category of the Sustainability Index.
 

28.07.2015

On 18 June 2015, Riga International Airport welcomed 69 transport attachés from the EU countries. The delegation visited three Latvian aviation companies: the national airline airBaltic, VAS “Latvijas gaisa satiksme” (the air navigation service provider) and Riga International Airport.

24.07.2015

In March at Riga International Airport, major reconstruction works were commenced on Apron 1 including resurfacing of the pavement and modernisation of the equipment.  The reconstruction works are carried out under the EU Cohesion Fund co-financed project   “Development of the Infrastructure of Riga International Airport”. 
 

24.07.2015

 In the summer season, the Latvian national carrier airBaltic has opened flights to five new destinations: Aalborg (Denmark), Dubrovnik (Croatia), Thessaloniki and Rhodes (Greece), and Pisa (Italy), at the same time, the largest budget carrier in Central and Eastern Europe Wizz Air in the summer season offers three new destinations from Riga.

24.07.2015

In order to make an in-depth analysis of the aviation industry development indicators over the last years, to look at the industry growth perspectives and assess the prospects  of the strategic development of the aviation industry, the Ministry of Transport of Latvia, Riga International Airport, the national carrier airBaltic and the leading global management consulting firm Boston Consulting Group  on 14 May held the first discussion of the direct and indirect stakeholders of the aviation industry.

24.07.2015

 At the height of the travel season, urging the passengers to arrive to their flight earlier, Riga International Airport since 29 June has been conducting a lottery “Don’t miss your lucky chance – come to the airport earlier!”

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