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Sunday, 19.05.2013, 10:34
Even though national airline airBaltic posted a 9% fall in passenger turnover in the first quarter this year, Riga International Airport's passenger turnover remained almost unchanged, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
Latvian airline airBaltic has improved its net result by LVL + 6.7 milllion in the first quarter of 2013, compared to the same period a year ago, informed BC vice president of corporate communications at airBaltic Janis Vanags.
In Lithuania, a new aviation company Air Lituanica is about to start operating and plans to rent an Embraer plane from Estonian Air that the later has been trying to get rid of for months, LETA/Postimees writes.
Lithuania's new airline Air Lituanica, expects to perform its first flight on June 30, Lithuanian media reported. The first routes are planned to Brussels, Amsterdam and Berlin, writes LETA/ELTA.
On Thursday last week, a unique library of books passed from one passenger to another – was opened in Tallinn Airport, giving travelers the opportunity to enjoy the company of a book while waiting for a flight or to borrow the book for their whole trip, Tallinn Airport said in a statement.
The Lithuanian government has shown interest towards shorter or longer-term cooperation with Estonian national carrier Estonian Air, not excluding even creation of a joint venture but Estonian economy minister Juhan Parts says that it is too soon to tell where the talks with the Lithuanians could lead, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Tallinn Airport offers passengers updated, more spacious business class Nordea Lounge that allows to wait in a quiet, cosy lounge, while reading, working and enjoying snacks, Tallinn Airport said in a statement.