You are here

International Airport "Riga" reaches new passenger record

28.06.2011

RIGA, June 21 (NOZARE.LV) - The state-owned International Airport "Riga" serviced 20,250 passengers on June 17, which was a new record of passengers serviced per day, "Nozare.lv" was informed by the airport's spokeswoman Sarmite Bunka-Brilijonka.

RIGA, June 21 (NOZARE.LV) - The state-owned International Airport "Riga" serviced 20,250 passengers on June 17, which was a new record of passengers serviced per day, "Nozare.lv" was informed by the airport's spokeswoman Sarmite Bunka-Brilijonka.

The most favorite destinations that day were London, Moscow, Frankfurt, Helsinki and Stockholm.

This past May, the airport handled 478,423 passengers, which is 17 percent more than in the respective period last year, when 410,423 travelers were served.

Related news
In February, Latvians celebrate one of their traditional calendar festivals Meteni – a celebration dedicated to bidding farewell to the winter and welcoming the spring. Special folk songs are sung on...
Latvian pop singer Liene Somase will give four concerts for the Latvian troops in Afghanistan
Despite the constant state of financial turmoil that is becoming the new norm for the global economy, tourism in Latvia is on the rise. What are the main reasons tourists are visiting this Baltic country?...
The USA business news web-site, BusinessInsider.com, declared Riga, the capital of Latvia, as one of the five most attractive European cities for summer travels. Riga was given the distinction along with...