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Riga Airport serves more than 400,000 passengers in the first half-year

With travelling possibilities opening in Europe, Riga Airport has served nearly 406,000 passengers in the first six months, which is 14% of the performance results in 2019, according to the information on the Airport’s performance during the first half-year of 2021. In the first six mo...

Riga Airport joins Net Zero 2050 initiative

On Tuesday, 6 July 2021, Riga Airport joined the Airport Council International (ACI) Europe initiative Net Zero 2050 thereby acknowledging its dedication to achieve complete reduction of CO2 emissions in the emission sources under direct control of the Airport until 2050. After joining the Initia...


Riga Airport offers a wide range of destinations for safe travels during the summer season

As the coverage of vaccination increases and restrictions placed on travel due to Covid-19 decrease, Riga Airport offers to the passengers from the Baltic States a wide network of routes with more than 95 destinations for the summer season. This summer, flights from Riga are planned by a total of 12 airlines offering regular passenger flights, and two carriers providing charter flights. Alongsi...

airBaltic adds more destinations for this summer

airBaltic is offering more and more destinations for this summer. Here are latest additions - flights from Riga to two Norwegian cities – Trondheim and Bergen. airBaltic now connects cities with two weekly flights.  On July 2, 2021 airBaltic launched new summer seasonal flights between Riga and the Italian city of Pisa and on July 3 airBaltic started&n...

In response to high demand Lufthansa launches new connection from Dubai to Munich

Starting on 01 October 2021, Lufthansa will be introducing a new connection between Dubai International Airport (DXB) and Munich, doubling its capacity on routes to the UAE compared to pre-crisis levels, as a response to an increase in travel demand. The new route will operate three times a week, with LH638 departing Munich on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and LH639 departing Dubai on Tuesdays,...

Handover of test track to Argo AI: Site at Munich Airport is ready for the autonomous vehicles of tomorrow

Argo AI autonomous vehicles will begin testing at Munich Airport on an asphalted area of around 55,000 square meters. Around four months after the start of construction work, the management of Munich Airport has now been able to hand over the preliminary test track of the new development site, which was completed on schedule. In the course of the construction work, 220 cubic meters of co...

Airport Dimensions and Swissport have completed a deal to acquire No1 Lounges business

Airport Dimensions, a global leader in travel and passenger experiences and market leaders in the US with its The Club brand, has reached an agreement with joint venture partner Swissport, owner of Aspire, a leading global lounge and global aviation services company, to acquire the No1 Lounges business through our joint venture SwissportALD. The acquisition will see Airport Dimensions an...

Lufthansa strengthens its premium hub in Munich

Munich Airport is Europe's only 5-star hub for years and is popular among Lufthansa passengers, globally, not only as the gateway to Bavaria, but as a leading, premium airport offering an inspiring travel journey. Now as the global travel industry is returning to prior levels of activity, Lufthansa is strengthening its premium services from Munich Airport and will again offer First Class on...

Deluxe Common User Lounges at Munich Airport’s Terminal 1 re-open

With a steady increase in flights and a decrease in the number of Covid-19 incidences, Airport Lounge Europe is going back into operation as of today. The reopening of Airport Lounge World will follow on July 1, 2021 - both of them are located in Munich Airport’s Terminal 1. The use of the lounges is, of course, in line with the hygiene and health precautions currently in...

Etihad Airways to commence service to Vienna

Etihad Airways will launch flights to Vienna this summer. The service will operate twice weekly using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner from 18 July 2021. The new service has been conveniently timed to arrive early morning in Vienna to provide travellers between the UAE and Austria an ideal weekend getaway. Travellers visiting Vienna will enjoy centuries old culture and breathtaking scenery. The A...

To boost tourism & economy - easyJet new seasonal base at Faro airport

easyJet officially opened its seasonal base at Faro International Airport. Operating since 1 June, this is the airline’s third operating base in Portugal, added to those in Lisbon, operating since 2012, and Porto, since 2015. The launch event was attended by Johan Lundgren, CEO of easyJet, Pedro Siza Vieira, Minister of State for Economy and Digital Transition, Pedro Nuno Santos, Min...

Rising demand for flights: Munich Airport resumes operations in Terminal 1

Falling incidence levels and the progressing vaccination campaign, as well as the subsequent ease of travel, have stimulated air traffic at Munich Airport. At the end of the Pentecost vacations last Sunday, for example, the airport recorded its highest traffic volume in over nine months, with around 400 flights and 36,000 passengers.  Due to increasing traffic volumes, Terminal 1 will be reop...

ExecuJet opens an FBO in Tel Aviv Ben Gurion Airport

ExecuJet, part of Luxaviation Group is opening of a fixed-base operation services in Tel Aviv, Israel. The FBO is managed in partnership with leading Israeli aviation and tourism company Flyeast and will be part of the luxury Fattal Terminal at Ben Gurion Airport. Services offered will include VIP passenger processing, supervisory aircraft handling, concierge services, flight arrang...

London City Airport certified by EASA for Embraer E190-E2

In an important milestone for the E2 programme, the first of Embraer’s E2 family, the E190-E2, has been certified for Steep Approach; a requirement to operate at London City Airport (LCY). EASA certification was granted 11th May. London City Airport sits on the doorstep of the city’s global financial district and is known as a premier business airport, but also as a key sh...

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Self-service baggage lines are open at Riga Airport

Four self-service baggage drop-off points are now open at Riga Airport, and the national airline airBaltic is the first to offer its passengers the opportunity to use this new Airport servic...

Riga Airport starts operating the new rapid exit taxiway

As of today, 9 September, Riga Airport starts operating the second rapid exit taxiway that has been constructed with the support of the Cohesion Fund (CF). The new rapid exit taxiway was first used...

Over 170 destinations are being served nonstop again from Munich Airport

Airlines are gradually increasing the number of flights offered at Munich Airport, which had been reduced as a result of the Corona crisis.The number of destinations served regularly from Munich has n...

Prague Airport to reinforce passenger checks on arrival

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Lufthansa strengthens its premium hub in Munich

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Ready to connect Munich to Toronto - Air Canada

Following the Government of Canada announcement to reopen international borders on September 7th, Air Canada is pleased today to unveil additional details of its planned Munich (MUC) –...