Articles Tagged ‘Riga’

Ryanair launches new base and doubles destinations from Riga Airport

Ryanair launches new base and doubles destinations from Riga Airport

Ryanair has launched a new base at Riga Airport with two new based aircraft and a significantly-expanded route network. Riga Airport baked a specially-designed cake to celebrate the occasion with airline representatives. With the base opening, Ryanair launches services from Riga to 17 new destinations.

airBaltic launches Riga-Dubai service

airBaltic launches Riga-Dubai service

airBaltic has launched direct service between Riga and Dubai, connecting the two cities with four weekly flights. The route is operated with the A220-300.

airBaltic launches Edinburgh-Riga service

airBaltic launches Edinburgh-Riga service

airBaltic launched a new route between Edinburgh and Riga on 2 July 2021, connecting the two cities twice-weekly. The service is operated with an A220-300.


Ryanair announces Venice Treviso base, its 15th in Italy

Ryanair announces Venice Treviso base, its 15th in Italy

Ryanair reveals Treviso as its next base with 18 routes coming for 45 in S21. Treviso is the ULCC’s 28th largest airport and biggest remaining non-base.

<span style="color: #cd1719;">Routes Reconnected:</span> airBaltic CEO: "we are ready to go – I see the end of this crisis"

Routes Reconnected: airBaltic CEO: “we are ready to go – I see the end of this crisis”

airBaltic is looking more than ever at longer routes using its A220s, perhaps even from an airport with one of its 22 codeshare partners.

Belavia grew 90% since 2015; has 43 routes + 614 flights week starting 15 Sept.

Belavia grew 90% since 2015; has 43 routes + 614 flights week starting 15 Sept.

Belarus’ Belavia is not an airline that’s often discussed, but it’s doing interesting things – and it has grown rapidly.


Wizz Air announces 19 routes, including TWO new UK bases

Wizz Air announces 19 routes, including TWO new UK bases

Wizz Air to begin new bases at London Gatwick and Doncaster Sheffield, making three UK bases, while expanding at Riga and Tallinn.

airBaltic announce five routes from Vilnius

airBaltic announce five routes from Vilnius

airBaltic will base a third A220-300 at Vilnius and begin Dubrovnik, Gothenburg, Hamburg, Rijeka and Zurich from Vilnius. None will have direct competition.

anna.aero meets with airBaltic as it celebrates 20 years in the air

anna.aero meets with airBaltic as it celebrates 20 years in the air

While on a recent visit to Riga, anna.aero’s Jonathan Ford met with airBaltic’s VP of Corporate Communications, Janis Vanags, to discuss the carrier’s current and future strategies, especially in the light of the recent closures of Estonian Air last month, and Air Lituanica at the start of S15.


Riga Airport welcomes its seven millionth transit passenger since 1991; United celebrates 15 years in Birmingham; London City handles its one millionth aircraft movement

Riga Airport welcomes its seven millionth transit passenger since 1991; United celebrates 15 years in Birmingham; London City handles its one millionth aircraft movement

Latvia celebrated its independence over 20 years ago, but how many transfer passengers passed through Riga Airport since then? Which airline performed the one millionth movement ever at London City Airport? And why did Marilyn Monroe visit Birmingham?

Central European airport traffic up 180% in 10 years; Budapest and Warsaw still trying to catch Prague

Central European airport traffic up 180% in 10 years; Budapest and Warsaw still trying to catch Prague

Central Europe’s three big airports at Budapest, Prague and Warsaw have all been in the news this year, but how do their growth rates compare if we look at the period 1998-2011? How have other capital city airports in Central Europe developed in recent years? Which airport has seen an eight-fold increase in traffic thanks […]

airBaltic continues to dominate Baltic aviation; region’s airports growing fast

airBaltic continues to dominate Baltic aviation; region’s airports growing fast

Since joining the EU in May 2004 the three Baltic countries of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania have had their share of ups and down with regard to airline development. We take a closer look at which airlines currently have the biggest presence in the market and how quickly the region’s biggest airports are growing.