Riga Airport handles more than 5 million passengers

The total number of passengers at Riga Airport is expected to reach 6.65 million in 2023.

Operational data on airport performance shows that the number of passengers handled by Riga Airport this year has exceeded the five million mark: from January to September, 5.04 million travellers have chosen the airport for their trips.

In September, 612 thousand passengers travelled to and from Riga Airport, which is 14% more than a year before. The proportion of transfer passengers increased by five percentage points as compared to last year reaching 22% of the total number of passengers handled in September. In September, a total of 5.7 thousand passengers, cargo, business, and other flights were served.

364 thousand passengers or three fifths chose the national airline airBaltic for their flights, while one fifth of passengers or 132 thousand were served by the Irish low-cost airline Ryanair. Flights to summer holiday destinations in the Mediterranean region and the Balkans, as well as destinations in the United Kingdom, were the most popular also in September.

The total number of passengers at Riga Airport is expected to reach 6.65 million in 2023.

Tatiana is the news coordinator for TravelDailyNews Media Network (traveldailynews.gr, traveldailynews.com and traveldailynews.asia). Her role includes monitoring the hundreds of news sources of TravelDailyNews Media Network and skimming the most important according to our strategy.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication & Mass Media from Panteion University of Political & Social Studies of Athens and she has been editor and editor-in-chief in various economic magazines and newspapers.

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