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Saturday, 25.02.2017, 13:33
The Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Latvia Hanan Khalfan Obaid Ali Al Madhani was departing from the Riga airport when she was subjected to the security check, not arriving as previously reported by the press, Riga International Airport said LETA.
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Finland's Finnair, Latvia's Air Baltic, Russia's Aeroflot and Germany's Lufthansa were the top users of Lithuanian airspace in 2016, according to figures from Oro Navigacija (Air Navigation), writes LETA/BNS.
The Latvian airline airBaltic in cooperation with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), will launch a direct service between Riga and Abu Dhabi on October 29, 2017, airBaltic representative informed BC.
Global aviation training provider, BAA Training, has recently expanded its list of aviation approvals by receiving a certificate from the Civil Aviation Authority of Israel (CAAI). According to the document, BAA Training complies with Israel Aviation Authority’s regulations and is empowered to operate as an Approved Training organization providing an Embraer 190 type rating course for Israeli pilots.
The State Police have started a criminal investigation into an accident in which a Vim Airlines plane skidded off the runway at Riga International Airport last Friday, LETA was told at the police.
The State Border Guard has launched a criminal probe to investigate a failure to check the passports of 38 air passengers who had flown into Riga International Airport from London and were directed to the airport’s Schengen terminal where they did not have to undergo border checks, LETA was told at the State Border Guard.
Due to today's incident at Riga Airport, a dozen or so airBaltic flights have been either delayed, cancelled or diverted, the airline's spokesman Janis Vanags informed LETA.