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Saturday, 30.08.2014, 03:10
The growing value of electronic currency – bitcoin – attracts increasingly more users; that is why it is now possible to pay in bitcoins in Lithuania too. The aviation market is also open to innovations – as of now flight tickets for the Lithuanian airline Air Lituanica operated flights may be purchased with bitcoins, reported BC airline’s press service.
Keyword tags: Airport, Financial Services, Lithuania, Technology, Transport
Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low cost airline, on August 27th unveiled Ryanair Business Plus, offering Europe’s business travellers a tailored suite of travel benefits, reported BC deputy manager, sales and marketing at Ryanair Elina Hakkarainen.
Air Lituanica improved its forecasted passenger traffic in summer months 2014, it was chosen by more than 45 thousand passengers. In autumn, the airline will offer 42 weekly departures by regular flights from Vilnius airport, Air Lituanica has announced LETA/ELTA.
Latvian airline airBaltic has achieved a net profit of EUR +14 million for the first half of 2014. airBaltic has turned around the Jan-Jun 2013 loss of EUR -12 million, converting it into a net profit of EUR +14 million for the same period in 2014, despite new challenges in the eastern markets, informed BC Janis Vanags.
Estonian airline Avies announced on Monday that on August 15 it had launched the regular flight route between Tallinn and Stockholm, writes LETA/Postimees Online.
With immediate effect the Ethiopian National Flag Carrier, Ethiopian Airlines has appointed Representation Specialist Baltic GSA as their General Sales and Service Agent [GSSA] for Lithuania, Latvia and Estonia, reports Baltic GSA.
On 21 August, 2014, the first charter flight from Japan landed at Tallinn Airport. This is the first charter service of its kind to bring Japanese tourists straight from Osaka to Tallinn, reports BC airport’s press service.