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Thursday, 23.03.2017, 14:15
Latvia's 20 most active officials take 695 positions in 648 companies, Indra Urtane, the spokeswoman of Lursoft business database operator, reported.
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The Russian airline RusLine will launch flights between Riga and Moscow on May 29, according to the announcement on the website of Riga International Airport.
In February 2017, Estonian ferry operator Tallink Grupp carried 45,080 passengers between Riga and Stockholm, which was 22.4% more than in the second month of 2016, according to the company's report to the Tallinn bourse.
- Latvian air traffic controller Latvijas Gaisa Satiksme (LGS), responsible for managing air traffic in Latvia, handled 35,510 flights in the first two months of the year, which is a growth by 6% against the same period in 2016, the company reported LETA.
In January 2017, Latvia's hydro power plants generated 2.5 times more electric power than during the same month in 2016, according to the information from the Central Statistical Bureau.
- All Baltic ports together handled 13.468 mln tons of cargo in January this year, up by 3.2 % or 422,000 tons from the same month in 2016, according to the data released by the Latvian Central Statistical Bureau.
According to preliminary data, Riga International Airport achieved EUR 50.447 mln in turnover last year, which is 2.8 % more than in 2015, while the airport's profit fell 3.2 times to EUR 358,450, the Riga Airport informs.