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New summer season flights from Riga Airport: Gdansk, Lisbon, Malaga, Kaliningrad, Almaty, Sochi, Split, Bordeaux (AirBaltic), Kutaisi (Wizz Air), Pafa, Burgasa, Girana (Ryanair), Malaga (Primera Air). New airline: Primera Air. Enjoy the flight!



January - March 2010

1.Airport’s news
  •  New airlines
  •  The Belarusian national carrier Belavia
  •  The biggest low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe Wizz Air
  •  Romanian national carrier TAROM
  •  Summer flight schedules set in
  •  New cargo company BalticCargo
2. Development
  •  airBaltic – to build a new terminal
  •  EU Cohesion Fund for the airport infrastructure

3. Services
  •  Airports new long term car parking policy
  •  Welcome to Riga office expands

4. Events
  •  RIX handles one of the biggest aircrafts in the world -  AN 124 Ruslans;
  •  Experience sharing and Shadow days in the airport
  •  Exhibition of photos from Georgia at the terminal

5. Statistics

April 2010

  • RIX receives the Emerging Market Airports Award as the best airport

April - June 2010

Airport news

  • New airline – AeroSvit
  • Network of destinations expands
  • EMA Best Airport Award received
  • RIX set as a model of PRM services
  • Airport ready for the summer season
  • Business aircraft hangar opened
  • All Latvia clean-up campaign at the airport
  • Participation in Nordea Riga marathon race

July - September 2010

Airport news

  • New airline – UTair
  • Network of destinations expands
  • A new operator of commercial space 
Development and services
  • Development of the airport infrastructure
  • A new cafe open 


  • Exhibition of contemporary art at the airport


 October - December 2010

Airport news

  • New airline at Riga International Airport – Transaero
  • The number of destinations goes up
  • In 2010 six new airlines and 12 destinations 
Airport development and services
  • Airport infrastructure development
  • E-tickets available at Welcome to Riga office 


  • Opening of Riga Fashion Week at Riga International Airport
  • Exhibition of the works of society Art Duce
  • Exhibition of Ilmārs Elijass’ photographs