Would you wonder about a group of fellow travellers in an animated discussion about an art exhibition? Would you wonder more if half of the people on your flight suddenly burst out singing? Riga is a European Capital of Culture for 2014, and its presence can be encountered well beyond the confines of the city. About 30,000 participants, staff and volunteers are behind Riga’s 2014 cultural programme. Up to 2 million visitors are expected to flock to the city to view a whole series of outstanding cultural events that will take place all year long.
News in brief
A selection of the latest news from airBaltic, Latvia's national airline.
Work in the aviationindustry is never boring
Working with customers is always exciting, says Toms Bāliņš, the customer relations team leader at airBaltic. During the past four years, Bāliņš, who started working in the Latvian airline as a customer relations representative, has seen his career advance rapidly and firmly believes that airBaltic is one of the most open and accessible airlines in the industry.