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Saturday, 01.11.2014, 12:54
Irish low-fare airline Ryanair hopes to serve 2.3 million passengers in the Baltics in 2014, the airline informed LETA.
Keyword tags: Airport, EU – Baltic States, Good for Business, Transport
On October 30th, airBaltic launched a new direct route linking Vilnius and Amsterdam. The flight, which will operate three times a week, offers convenient connections between the two capitals, linking Vilnius via Amsterdam to the rest of the world, and linking Amsterdam to the Baltic Region and beyond through airBaltic’s connections to Scandinavia and the CIS, informed BC Janis Vanags.
Tallinn Airport is among the best airports in Europe, based on the overall airport experience determined by travellers who had taken the site’s 2014 airport survey, reported LETA/Baltic Business News.
Infortar, major shareholder of Estonian passenger shipping company Tallink, is interested in buying the whole of Estonian national carrier Estonian Air, Infortar's head Ain Hanschmidt said at a press conference on Wednesday, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Irish low-fare airline Ryanair launched its new Riga-Cologne service today, the Riga International Airport informed the business information portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
“Air Lituanica is already known name to Swedish aviators. A flight to the capital is always “a diamond in the crown”, after all, Stockholm and the surrounding region have the largest concentration of people, business, cultural and historical objects”, Eitvydas Bajarūnas, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to the Kingdom of Sweden, welcomes the new route.
Latvia will use all legal means against Lithuania in order to nullify "the absurd decision in favor of flyLAL-Lithuania Airlines (flyLAL)", Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss told the press after the government meeting yesterday, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.