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Monday, 09.12.2013, 11:33
Irish low-cost airline Ryanair announced last week that it will introduce a new route from Lithuania to Italy, informs LETA/ELTA.
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The Estonian government decided at its Thursday session to reduce the interest rate of loans granted to national carrier Estonian Air to 7.06%, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Latvian airline airBaltic is the first brand of the Baltic region to reach 100 000 Facebook followers. To celebrate such an achievement, airBaltic used an unmanned drone to deliver free flight tickets to Facebook fans, informs BC Jānis Vanags, vice president of corporate communications at airBaltic.
On Wednesday, the Lithuania's aviation company Air Lituanica initiated the arbitrage process against company the Estonian Air. Air Lituanica brought an action before the Estonian Air for the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC), informs LETA/ELTA.
Latvia adopts the euro as of 1 January 2014. airBaltic introduced the euro five years ago to sell affordable tickets on its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, the CIS and the Middle East, informed BC vice president of corporate communications at airBaltic Janis Vanags.
136,046 passengers used Tallinn Airport in November, which was by 9.9% less than at the same time last year, the airport's statistics indicate, cites LETA.
As from 14 February 2014, Air Lituanica will operate a new flight from Vilnius to Charles de Gaulle airport in Paris, in addition to its direct regular flights to Prague, Munich, Berlin and Brussels. The company estimates that over 25 thousand passengers will be carried to the French capital in the first year of operation. Flight booking opens today, 29 November, with prices starting at 59 EUR, informed BC communication manager Sandra Meškauskaitė.