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Ryanair increase flights between Glasgow Airport and Riga
24 July 2017
Glasgow Airport has received a further boost as Ryanair launch increased flights between Glasgow and Riga.
The airline has launched an additional third weekly flight between Scotland’s largest city and Riga with flights now operating every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday.
The new and enhanced flight schedule will provide more choice and greater flexibility for both business and leisure travellers while increasing capacity, enabling more passengers to travel between Glasgow and Riga. The increase in capacity is in response to strong and growing customer demand for the route with 29,355 passengers travelling between Glasgow and Riga in 2016.
Flights between Glasgow and Riga and hugely popular with Glasgow’s large Latvian population as well as Latvian tourists using the service to visit Glasgow and discover Scotland's cultural capital boasting incredible architecture steeped in history, world-renowned shopping, crowded pubs and clubs and terrific restaurants, and other major tourist draws throughout Western Scotland including Argyll & Bute, Loch Lomond & the Trossachs National Park and many of the country’s top whisky distilleries and golf courses.
Flights between Glasgow and Riga are equally popular with Scottish based travellers.
Fly direct from Glasgow Airport to Riga and discover the incredible architecture, food, nightlife, culture and atmosphere of Latvia’s beautiful capital city, and see just why Riga was the European City of Culture 2014. You might know Riga as a top stag party destination, and it certainly is, but it’s got a lot more going on than just boozy nights and Black Balsam (that’s not to say you shouldn’t sample plenty of Riga’s signature drink). Riga is a chic and cosmopolitan city, and with direct flights now available from Glasgow Airport every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday there has never been a better time to visit the Baltic capital.
The increase in flights to Riga further cements Glasgow Airport’s position as Scotland's gateway to Eastern Europe with direct flights to 18 destinations including Bucharest, Budapest, Krakow, Prague and Warsaw. Glasgow Airports multi-award winning customer service, unrivalled choice of worldwide destinations and its central location with direct motorway access ensures the airport is the preferred choice for travellers from across Scotland including those in Ayrshire, Edinburgh, Stirling, Perth, Dundee, Aberdeen and beyond.
Direct flights to Riga are not available from any other Scottish airport.
Already Scotland's gateway to the world and the nation's fastest growing airport, Glasgow Airport has enjoyed huge success in recent times establishing itself as one of Europe's fastest growing airports with new flights taking-off to over 30 exciting destinations including Brussels, Cape Verde, Dubrovnik, Frankfurt, Jamaica, Krakow, Lisbon, Madrid, New York JFK and Valencia - offering passengers over 1 million additional seats.
Ryanair flights from Glasgow to 23 exciting destinations including Alicante, Berlin, Lisbon, Madrid, Riga, Sofia and Zadar can be booked now through Air Glasgow ensuring you get the cheapest flights every time you book.