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Rīga airport passenger turnover down 90% in January

In January this year, only slightly more than 50 000 passengers were serviced at Riga International airport, according to operational data published February 3.

This is 90.4% fewer travelers than in January 2020.

Last year, Riga airport serviced more than half a million passengers in January, but this year only 50 400.

15% of the travelers used the airport as a transit point to go to other destinations.

In January, the majority or 68% of passengers serviced at Riga airport were transported by the national airline airBaltic, 15% by the Irish low-cost airline Ryanair and 4.5% by the Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air.

During the first month of the year, 1,700 aircraft arrived and landed at Riga airport, 73.9% less than in January last year.

Passenger flights decreased by 85.2%, while the number of cargo and other flights increased by 49.1% and 43.3%, respectively.


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