Riga International Airport welcomed its seven millionth transit passenger since the restoration of Latvia’s independence. Hari Adhikari, who arrived on an airBaltic flight from Munich, was greeted by Arnis Luhse, Chairman of the Board of Riga International Airport, and representatives of AirBaltic.
United marked the 15th anniversary of its Birmingham to New York service with a gate ceremony at Birmingham Airport. Paul Kehoe, Birmingham Airport CEO; and Bob Schumacher, United’s Managing Director Sales UK and Ireland were entertained by Marilyn Monroe to the tune of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
CityJet’s aircraft arriving at London City Airport on 11 July marked the one millionth aircraft movement since the airport opened in 1987. Passengers were greeted with a glass of sparkling wine and an impromptu Irish dance performance in the terminal. The performance can be viewed here.
The arrival of Turkish Airlines’ 737-800, painted in the special livery made up of thousands of staff pictures, on a regular service from Istanbul Atatürk was welcomed in Rome Fiumicino by the airline’s Regional Commercial Manager, Hakan Zararsiz; Reha Erus, Turkish Press; Federico Scriboni, ADR’s Route Development Manager; Yurdagul Altinoz, Turkish Airlines’ Director Rome Office; and the airline’s Alessandra Perez, Regional Marketing Representative.