Date: 05.12.2019.

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Tallinn Airport passenger numbers reach new record this year

Tallinn Airport passenger numbers reach new record this year

05.12.2019

Tallinn Airport served over three million passengers in the first 11 months of 2019, which is 8.9% more than in the same period last year, the end of November also saw the surpassing of last year's passenger record, when over 3 mln passengers passed through the airport for the first time, informed LETA.

Keyword tags: Airport, Estonia, Good for Business, Tourism, Transport



Latvia: Freight and passenger transport continue to reduce

Latvia: Freight and passenger transport continue to reduce

05.12.2019

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau show that, compared to the nine months of 2018, during the nine months of 2019 the freight traffic with road and pipeline transport has decreased by 7.1%. 88.5 mln tons of the freight was carried in transport by land and pipeline, which is a drop of 6.7 mln tons (7.1%) compared to the year before.

Saeima approves extending state of emergency in Riga's waste management sector until March 12

Saeima approves extending state of emergency in Riga's waste management sector until March 12

05.12.2019

Saeima today approved the extension of the state of emergency in Riga's waste management sector until March 12 next year. 74 MPs supported the extension, including Aldis Blumbergs from KPV LV as well as some opposition and independent MPs, reported LETA.


TechChill 2020 announces its first speakers. Startup and technology conference is celebrating its 9th season

TechChill 2020 announces its first speakers. Startup and technology conference is celebrating its 9th season

05.12.2019

TechChill is one of the most awaited events of the year in the Baltic startup ecosystem and this year the conference will be held on February 20-21 in Riga, Latvia. This year's focus is the Big Shift that includes changes prompted by rapid developments in Greentech, Blockchain, and 5G technologies. The conference's first announced speakers include world-famous brands like Cloud9, Interstellar Labs, Rotten Tomatoes and more.

Lithuania wants Rail Baltica infrastructure to be owned by individual states

Lithuania wants Rail Baltica infrastructure to be owned by individual states

05.12.2019

Lithuania is seeking that the European standard-gauge railway Rail Baltica's strategic infrastructure in each of the three Baltic states should be owned and managed by the respective national infrastructure managers.


05.12.2019

Estonia raises teachers' minimum monthly salary to EUR 1,315

The Estonian government on Thursday increased the minimum monthly salary of basic and upper secondary school teachers working full time by 65 euros to a total of 1,315 euros, effective from Jan. 1, 2020.

05.12.2019

Finland's budget proposal means steeper EU funding cuts for Lithuania

A long-term budget proposal by Finland, which holds the EU's rotating presidency, may significantly reduce support for Lithuania and is even more unfavorable than the previous plan from the European Commission, according to the Delfi.lt online news site reported LETA/BNS.

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