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Friday, 27.03.2015, 17:38
With the summer flight schedule setting in at Riga International Airport (from 29 March, 2015), the airline SAS will return to the airport and Ukraine International Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines will start operations. The national carrier airBaltic will open several new destinations, reports BC airport’s press service.
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For the summer season, starting on March 29, the Latvian national airline airBaltic has introduced nine new routes and improved its schedule of flights linking the Baltic region with Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS, reports BC Janis Vanags.
Starting 12 November 2015, planes flying in the Estonian airspace can abandon the existing fixed corridors, and begin to fly faster and more economically, LETA/Eesti Ekspress reports.
Beginning on the last Sunday in March 2015, the aviation summer season will offer even more flights from the Lithuanian capital. The number of Air Lituanica flights from Vilnius Airport will increase up to 59 regular departures per week, reported BC the press service of the airline.
The Riga International Airport has received information about the recent incident on the flight – Riga-Dublin, where an unnamed passenger was suspicious of baggage being tampered with. An investigation has been launched in order to clarify the circumstances, the airport informed LETA.
Havas, the Turkish company that provides ground handling services at Riga International Airport, has no comment on its negotiations with the Irish low-fare airline Ryanair, at the same time not ruling out that cooperation could continue.
Ryanair passengers suspect that their baggage is being tampered with at Riga International Airport, as TV3 broadcast "Neka personiga" (Nothing Personal) reported last night, cites LETA.