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Monday, 04.05.2015, 00:54
On 29 April 2015, the Latvian Foreign Ministry's State Secretary Andrejs Pildegovics met with the Vice Minister for Transport of Korea, Hyungkoo Yeo, to discuss cooperation between both countries in the transport sector, reports BC the Latvian MFA.
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Security regulations at Riga International Airport need to be revised, Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss said in an interview with the LTV show "Rita panorama" today, informs LETA.
FBO RIGA, a certified ground handling agent in Riga International Airport, records business aviation traffic growth, including state aviation flights, in Riga International Airport (RIX) in February-March 2015. Among the factors, stimulating business aviation traffic in the country is Latvian presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU) that started January 1, 2015.
Wizz Air, the largest budget airline in Central and Eastern Europe, from 24 April 2015 opens flights from Riga International Airport to Lübeck (Germany), reports BC airport’s press service.
Wizz Air, the largest budget airline in the Central and Eastern Europe, from 22 April 2015 is opening flights from Riga International Airport to Stavanger (Norway). Flights on the route Riga-Stavanger-Riga will take place twice a week – on Wednesdays and Sundays – on the aircraft Airbus A320, reported BC Riga Airport.
According to the international route development organisation Routesonline, the air capacity within and from Eastern Europe has risen by 97% in the past ten years. Based on the company's calculations, the fastest growing gateway in Eastern Europe between 2010 and 2014 was Vilnius International Airport of Lithuania, reports BC airport’s press service.
The Latvian airline airBaltic launched a new route between Riga and Aalborg, Denmark, on April 18, 2015. The new route offers convenient travel between the two cities, and beyond to destinations in the Baltics, Europe, Scandinavia, CIS and the Middle East, reported BC vice president of corporate communications at airBaltic Janis Vanags.