LATVIAN CIVILIAN AIR TRANSPORT
Estonian airline Aeronaut (1)
(2) establishes regular air
service between Riga and Tallin.
Aircraft Type: Sablatnig
The "Latvijas Gaisa Satiksmes Akciju Sabiedriba" (Latvian Air
Service Company) joins with airlines from
Finland, Estonia and Germany to
provide air service between Riga, Berlin, Danzig, Helsinki, Klaipeda,
Konigsberg & Tallin.
Aircraft Types: Sablatnig, Junkers F.13
German-Russian company establishes a new route connecting Moscow, Smolensk,
Riga, Kaunas, Konigsberg, Danzig and Berlin.
Aircraft Types: Dornier
Merkur, Junkers F.13, Junkers W.33
Deruluft establishes a
Aircraft Types: Junkers F.13, Junkers
- January 1 - Deruluft
announces that there will be no Berlin - Konigsberg - Riga - Moscow service
during the winter.
- January 22 - The Latvian Air Traffic Board meets to adopt the
Internationl Air Transport Conventions developed at the Warsaw conference.
- February 5 - Deruluft
announces that there will be no Konigsberg - Kaunas - Moscow (overflying Latvia
near Daugavpils) service during the winter.
- February 6 - it is announced that five Junkers aircraft have received
permission to briefly overfly Latvia en route to Moscow.
- March 29 - Deruluft
announces that their Berlin - Moscow route will go through Kaunas instead of
Riga this year. The Berlin - Leningrad route will, however, continue to stop at
- April 5 - Riga City Council asks Deruluft to reconsider their
decision of March 29.
- April 13 - the Latvian Cabinet considers options to persuade
Deruluft to reconsider their
decision of March 29.
- May 8 - Deruluft
receives permission to regularly overfly Latvia (near Daugava) on their Moscow
- Kaunas - Berlin route.
- May 9 - the Air Traffic Board submits a proposal to the Minister of
Air Traffic establishing a system of air traffic routing across Latvia.
- May 16 - the Air Traffic Board's proposal is accepted and
- June 20 - The Riga city planning committee is considering
establishing another aerodrome, this one in Meza Parks at Kisezers.
- June 26 - Deruluft
announces plans to transport certain perishable Latvian food goods to Germany
- July 19 - it is announced that the "Graf Zeppelin" will overfly Riga
on or about August 10.
- August 12 - "Graf Zeppelin" flight cancelled due to poor weather
- August 20 - it is announced that two Japanese long-distance fliers
will shortly overfly Latvia en route to Moscow.
- August 21 - "Graf Zeppelin" flight once again cancelled due to poor
- August 30 - "Graf Zeppelin" flight rescheduled to sometime in
- September 6 - Announcement that French aviators Goulette and
Laloulette will visit Riga later in September.
- September 12 - a German zeppelin overflies Daugavpils while flying to
and from Moscow. It is reported to have been fired upon by Soviet border
- September 14 - Deruluft confirms that the Berlin
- Leningrad route will continue this season until at least mid-October.
- September 19 - aviation workshop burn at Spilve. While the City owned
the actual workshops, a great deal of Deruluft parts, which were kept
there in storage, were lost.
- September 20 - the Riga airport authority announces its intention to
rebuild the destroyed workshop.
- September 25 - the "Graf Zeppelin" overflies Riga.
- September 26 - Deruluft Junkers F13 (D-424) makes
a forced landing en route to Riga.
- October 16 - Deruluft
ceases passenger service through the Baltics for the winter.
- October 25 - Riga City Council postpones a decision about replacing
the Spilve workshop which was destroyed in September.
Polish airline LOT
establishes routes linking Athens, Bucharest, Warsaw, Riga, Tallin and
Aircraft Types: Fokker Monoplane, Lockheed Electra and
Lockheed Super Electra.
LOT advertised their flights to/from Riga in
the 1932 Spilve Air Show Program.
replaced by Lufthansa. Routes connect to Berlin, Danzig, Konigsberg, Kaunas,
Riga, Tallin and Helsinki.
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- June 15 The "Valsts Gaisa Satiksme", a
government-operated airline, was established. Two DH.89 Dragon Rapides provided scheduled service
between Riga and Liepaja, but only from April to October.
De Havilland DH.89 Dragon Rapide
- Swedish A.B.Aerotransport
and Soviet Aeroflot bring service to Riga.
Aircraft Type: Douglas
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