airBaltic is further expanding its presence in the German market! With the opening of a new route between Riga and Stuttgart, six German destinations are now connected to Riga with direct flights! The five other German airports are Frankfurt, Munich, Hamburg, Berlin and Dusseldorf.
Riga International Airport, along with its home carrier airlines airBaltic is growing by leaps and bounds. They have significantly increased their air traffic, passenger numbers and are at the forefront of the air services in the Baltics. The airport caters to nearly half of all the passengers going in and out of the Baltic region and handles the highest number of cargo and aircrafts in this region. This year, it increased its number of direct destinations to 100. In the 1st quarter of 2018 as compared to the corresponding period last year, the number of passengers handled at Riga Airport grew by almost 20%, while cargo figures went up by two thirds, or nearly 70%.