Arturs began his aviation career in 2003 when he joined RIGA International Airport Operations. In 2005, he was appointed the Non-Aviation Marketing Manager and later the Director of the Marketing department. He assumed the role of Director of Commercial department in 2007 being responsible for the airport’s non-aviation commercial activities and in September 2017 he joined the Management Board of RIGA airport.
He holds a Masters degree in Airport Planning and Management from Cranfield University and Masters degree in International Economics from the University of Latvia. He is also a member of the ACI Europe Commercial forum where he heads an Airport city/Real estate task force. Arturs is a Lecturer in Aviation Management at Transport and telecommunication institute in Riga and visiting Lecturer in Airport Property Development at Cranfield University in UK.