Riga Airport passenger numbers pick up

The number of passengers served at Riga International Airport this August exceeded 390 thousand, which is almost half of the numbers of August 2019 and 92 thousand passengers more than a month before, the airport said in a release September 16.

Compared to August 2019, the number of passengers has dropped by 53%.

In the annual breakdown, the number of passengers in the first eight months of this year has dropped by 79% as compared to 2019, and by 36% as compared to 2020.

The majority or 60% of passengers in August were carried by the national airline airBaltic, 18% – by the Irish low-cost airline Ryanair and 7% – by Wizz Air. Of the 87 destinations offered by Riga Airport in August, London, Tallinn and Kiev were the most popular travel destinations. 

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