International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics
Saturday, 22.11.2014, 02:01
In the first ten months of 2014 year-on-year, the number of air passengers in Lithuania increased by a tenth. However, fewer goods were transported by air. Based on the data of Statistics Lithuania, in January-October 2014, the number of passengers at airports stood at 3.3 million, by 8.9% more year-on-year, informs LETA/ELTA.
Keyword tags: Airport, Good for Business, Lithuania, Tourism, Transport
The Latvian airline airBaltic has achieved the best arrival punctuality indicator in October among low cost carriers, according to FlightStats analysts, who track the performance of nearly 150,000 flights operated and serviced by thousands of airlines and airports globally each day, reported BC vice president of corporate communications at airBaltic Janis Vanags.
The Estonian government gave approval to the Finance Ministry to pay the last 12.1 mln euro loan installment to Estonia's national carrier Estonian Air by November 28, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
The operation and the business plan of the airline Air Lituanica were assessed by independent experts. German company Lufthansa Consulting and experts of Invest Lithuania describe the company’s operation as meeting the market needs, reported BC airline’s press service.
The total revenue of Estonian Air was 52.2 million and loss 6.4 million euros in the first nine months of this year; last year the revenue was 55.4 million, and the loss 6 million euros in the same period, Estonia's national carrier announced, cites LETA.
Deputy State Secretary of the Economy Ministry, Andris Liepins has been nominated for the new CEO of Riga International Airport, Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss (Unity) said in an interview with the Latvian Television show "Rita panorama", cites LETA.
Irish low-fare airline Ryanair is not ready to sign an agreement with the Riga International Airport that would be identical to that which the airport has signed with Wizz Air, but if the airport offers any kind of special discounts for Ryanair, legal proceedings could follow, the former airport's CEO Aldis Murnieks told LETA.