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Sunday, 29.03.2020, 11:15
On Friday, 24 May, Riga Airport solemnly welcomed the first direct commercial charter flight from Seoul, the capital of South Korea. The flight was operated by Korean Air and organised by one of Korea's largest travel agencies Hanjin Travel, BC leraned from the Riga Airport.
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Lithuania's largest international airport in Vilnius ranked second only to Riga among all Baltic airports in terms of 2018 passenger, according to flight and cargo statistics writes LETA/BNS.
uropean Union Statistics on Income and Living Conditions (EU-SILC) survey conducted by the Central Statistical Bureau of Latvia (CSB) in 2018 shows that 17% of the population aged 75 and over mentioned that during the last month have felt lonely all or most of the time, while such an assessment among younger people (aged 25–34) was given ten times less frequently (by 1.6%).
Nord Stream 2, the developer of the twin pipeline to supply Russian natural gas to the EU market through the Baltic Sea, performed the scheduled release of brown trout fish juveniles under the control of the Northwest branch of the Federal Fishery Agency, Fishery Inspection and Federal Service for Supervision of Natural Resource Usage.
This summer season – from July to September – Latvia will be the venue of the widescale musical festival “Riga Jurmala”, within the framework of which concerts of the best orchestras and performers of classical music will be held. “Riga Jurmala” continues the traditions of the “Baltic Musical Seasons” festival, which took place with the ongoing involvement of Rietumu Bank.
Company APGE plans to invest EUR 4 million in construction and equipping a tiger prawn farm in Latvia, as the company informed the Procurement Monitoring Bureau, writes LETA.
Friday is the last day in Lithuania when voters can vote early in the presidential runoff and the European Parliament, informed LETA/BNS.