It is clean pleasant and shops and food outlets (Lido and Fridays) are reasonably priced. Staff were friendly and helpful. This seemed to be the general case with Latvian people. Be warned that the food outlets are before security not airside. The duty free shops are airside. Compared to other airports in Europe Riga airport is a small airport. To get to Riga centre you need to take bus 22. It takes about 20 - 30 mins and tickets cost 40lv. (about £0.50) Tickets are sold on the bus by a conductor.