As compared to May of previous year, passenger turnover at Riga International Airport has dropped by 98.6 % in May of this year. Also the volume of cargo and post loaded and unloaded – by 49.4 %.
In May, the total number of passengers arriving at and departing from Riga International Airport accounted for 10 331, which is 7 271 passengers more than in April. Decline in the passenger turnover over the period from March to May was due to the cancellation of international flights aiming to limit spread of COVID-19.
During the first five months of this year, the total number of passengers at Riga International Airport accounted for 1.3 million, which is 54.7 % less than over the same period a year ago. In its turn, 8.1 tonnes of cargo were loaded and unloaded – a reduction of 25.2 %.