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Friday, 22.05.2015, 22:08
The Latvian airline airBaltic will replace Air Lituanica flights and rescue the stranded passengers, affected by today’s suspension of operations of the Lithuanian carrier, reported BC Janis Vanags.
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FBO RIGA, a certified ground handling agent and the operator of a business aviation centre at Riga International Airport, and Emperor Aviation, one of the leading business aviation operators in Russia, signed a contract for basing a Gulfstream G650 jet at the new, ultra-modern FBO RIGA Business Aviation Centre at Riga International Airport (Latvia). The one-year contract was signed at EBACE 2015 in Geneva (Switzerland).
Due to massive security measures in effect during the Eastern Partnership Summit in Riga on May 21 and May 22, major restrictions are also planned at Riga International Airport, and those with departures scheduled, must arrive at the airport at least three hours before their flights, the airport informed LETA.
In April 2105, Estonian Air carried 46,089 passengers, out of which 45,918 on regular flights; the number of passengers on regular flights increased by 8.7% compared to the same period last year, the company announced LETA.
FBO RIGA, a certified ground handling agent and the operator of a business aviation centre at the Riga International Airport (Latvia), has presented a renewed brand. The decision for rebranding was brought about among other things by the opening of FBO RIGA Business Aviation Centre at the Riga International Airport in summer 2015. It will be one of the most modern and largest business aviation centres in the European Union and the largest in the Baltics.
Travelport (NYSE:TVPT), a leading Travel Commerce Platform providing distribution, technology, payment and other solutions for the $8 trillion global travel and tourism industry, today announces a new participation agreement with Lithuanian based carrier, Air Lituanica. The airline has also signed up for Travelport’s industry leading merchandising solution, Rich Content and Branding.
Aviation industry requires new investments, otherwise Riga airport and airBaltic will lose positions
Because the national airline airBaltic has finished its restructuring plan and started earning, it is important to discuss further development and attraction of investments, with tourism or business flight development as two potential development plans, reports LETA, according to a discussion on the aviation industry on May 14th 2015.