History of "Astra Ture"
1995 - the travel company "Astra Ture" was founded in Riga
1996 - our attention is focused on organisation of visits to international exhibitions
1997 - we became a representative for the world's leading exhibition company "Messe Frankfurt" in Latvia
1998 - our company started to use air ticket reservation system "AMADEUS"
1999 - we sent the highest number of visitors to international exhibitions
2000 - the company was accredited as IATA (International Air Transport Association) agent
2001 - we became the official representative for international Finnish exhibition company "Suomen Messut"
2002 - we became a representative for the international exhibition company "Messe Düsseldorf"
2003 - we became a representative for the international exhibition company "Messe Köln"
2004 - during the second year of working the volume of air tickets' sales has been growing for 41-43%
2005 - our licensed IATA branch office was opened in Daugavpils. Our branch office was opened in Liepaja.
2006 - was created our new web-site : www.aviokase.lv - airtickets on-line.We became a representative for the international exhibition company "Messe Nürnberg"
2007 - our branch office was opened in Riga.
2008- Already the second year we are in TOP 10 of the Latvian travel agents selling air tickets. On-line reservations had grown up for 15%. Our portal aviokase.lv takes the 3rd place in Latvia
2009 - During the world economical crysis we increased air-ticket selling via the internet more than twice
2010 - 26.06.2010 - Our company celebrates it's 15 year anniversary in Latvian market. We have established new airline ticket reservation portal aviokases.lv. Our companie’s branch office in Riga has moved to new office premises to Brivibas street 45.
2011 - On-line air ticket reservations had grown up for 76%. Our portal aviokase.lv takes the 2nd place in Latvia
2012 - Now it is possible to book Low cost airlines' tickets on our web-site (either on direct or connected flights) www.AvioKases.lv
2013 - Our Daugavpils branch office has moved to the new and big office on 59 Viestura str.
2014 - Our portal AvioKases.lv became popular in Belarus and Estonia.
2015 - We are 20 years old! More and more services are provided in the internet, office’s location doesn’t matter anymore. Riga offices are joined up.
2016 - Charter tours’ selling on-line is increasing. Air-tickets are becoming cheaper.
2017 - Double increase of low-fare airlines online-sales.
2018 - Our web-site Aviokase.lv update. New version becomes popular in Latvia and abroad.
2019 - A new version of the travel website Astrature.lv has been launched. The website is adapted for mobile devices.
2020 - In 2020 we worked well until March 15th. Then there was the Covid 19 epidemic and the related work stoppage. At this time there were only minimal online ticket sales.
2021 - Since July 1st, 2021, we have resumed work in the offices.