Riga Airport

Riga opens new self-service baggage lines

The country’s national carrier airBaltic was the first airline to use the new service

Riga begins use of new rapid exit taxiway

The airport has begun operating the new site which is set to decrease the hub’s carbon footprint

Riga Airport reports €6.5m first quarter loss

The hub has continued with its investment programmes despite the financial impact, with hopes for recovery later this year

Riga completes construction of second taxiway and runway renovation

The innovations are set to improve the efficiency of airport operations and reduce CO2 emissions

AirBaltic set to build cargo hub at Riga Airport

With plans to initiate the project next year, it is hoped the new facility will increase the volume of freight handled at the hub

Riga Airport deploys new A-CDM procedures

The airport is the first in the Baltics to use the new platform, joining over 30 European hubs who have employed A-CDM

Riga Airport opens additional COVID-19 testing facility

The expansion of testing options is part of the epidemiological safety programme at the site

AirBaltic to expand maintenance facility at Riga

Development is set to begin next year, with plans to grow the maintenance service to other international carriers

Riga Airport reports 74% drop in passenger numbers

Although passenger traffic steeply declined, the number of cargo flights almost doubled last year