In June 2021, 157.7 thousand passengers were served at Riga International Airport, which is 2.8 times more than in May 2020 and 85.1% more than in May this year, according to data published July 22 by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB).
The total number of flights in June was 3,116, which is twice as many as a year earlier.
For the third consecutive month, the number of passengers at Riga Airport has increased compared to both the previous month and the same month a year ago. In April, passenger turnover increased 18 times, in May – 8.3 times, but in June – 2.8 times compared to the corresponding period of 2020.
In June 2021, the volume of cargo and post unloaded comprised 1.3 thousand tonnes, which is 34.9 % more than in June 2020, but the volume of cargo loaded comprised 0.9 thousand tonnes – an increase of 4.9 %.