Riga International Airport signs with Airport Coordination Ltd. to manage its schedule data collection.
Riga International Airport, Latvia, has contracted with Airport Coordination Ltd, for data collection services following a competitive tender. The contract commences on September 2019 and it is planned that Airport Coordination Ltd will commence data collection for flights from the end of March 2020, coinciding with the IATA summer timetable.
The number of flights at Riga Airport has increased by 3.8% during the first half of 2019, while the number of passengers has increased by 9,6%.
(Liene Freivalde, Director Aviation Services and Business Development)
“Data collection services at Riga International Airport will help to manage best use of the available airport infrastructure capacity and be ready for the passenger terminal expansion stage 6, under which a new public terminal and the related infrastructure will be constructed.”
Riga Airport is a fast-growing air traffic hub in Northern Europe. The 20 airlines operating at Riga Airport offer more than 90 destinations in the winter season and more than 100 destinations in the summer season. In 2018, Riga Airport serviced more than 7 million passengers and expect to serve 7.6 million passengers in 2019.
About Airport Coordination Ltd
ACL is the world’s first independent slot coordinator, and is headquartered in Staines, Middlesex, near London Heathrow Airport. It supports 41 airports worldwide, including 24 London and regional airports in the UK; Dublin and Cork in the Republic of Ireland; Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Queenstown and Wellington in New Zealand; Dubai International, Dubai World Central and Abu Dhabi Airport in the UAE; Poland’s Poznan and Warsaw Airports, Vilnius Airport in Lithuania, Luxembourg Airport and Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport.