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Published: 25.06.2009.
Language: English
Level: College/University
Literature: 6 units
References: Not used
  • Essays 'Air Traffic Tendencies in Latvia', 1.
  • Essays 'Air Traffic Tendencies in Latvia', 2.
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In December 1944, when Franklin Roosevelt and his peers signed the Chicago Convention, which contains the basic rules for civil aviation, they emphasized that the future development of international civil aviation can greatly help and preserve friendship and understanding among the nations and peoples of the world. Over sixty years later, this vision has become an evident reality, to such an extent that air transport is now accepted as a fundamental pillar of our global society, as indispensable to our daily lives as medicine and telecommunications, and essential for social progress and economic prosperity. [1]
Riga airport was built in the present location in October 1974. However, it remained unknown for the world operating as the local airport within the former USSR. Only in 1991 Riga destination appeared in the timetables of well-known Western airlines - first SAS, then Lufthansa. During this period Riga airport has implemented several important modernization and expansion projects. The lounge for business class passengers and VIP centre was opened, and Flight Information Display System (FIDS) and Common Use Terminal Equipment System (CUTE) has been installed.…

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