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Riga Airport welcomes 5,000,000th passenger this year

23.12.2011

The five millionth passenger to arrive at Riga International Airport this year arrived on an "airBaltic" flight from Oslo today; her name is Dace Dizbite-Ose.

The five millionth passenger to arrive at Riga International Airport this year arrived on an "airBaltic" flight from Oslo today; her name is Dace Dizbite-Ose.

Dizbite-Ose received a Business-class ticket for two persons aboard any "airBaltic" direct flight as a prize, as well as the airport's privilege ''RIX Club'' card.

The airport has once again broken passenger turnover records this year.

In the first ten months of the year, the airport serviced a total of 4.4 million passengers, which is 10 percent more when compared to the first ten months of 2010, the business information portal ''Nozar.lv'' was informed by the airport.

In comparison to other regional airports, Tallinn Airport serviced 1.6 million passengers in the first ten months of the year, whilst Vilnius Airport serviced 1.4 million passengers.

Out of the 4.4 million passengers, 1.6 million were transit or transfer passengers.

Last year, the airport serviced a total of 4.6 million passengers, however, the airport has already exceed five million passengers this year.

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