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Thursday, 11.02.2016, 19:05
The Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new summer charter flight between Riga and Rimini on June 5, 2016 for Tez Tour, informed BC Janis Vanags.
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Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, on 9th February celebrated its 5 year milestone at Tallinn Airport since it commenced operations in 2010. This summer Ryanair will offer customers in Tallinn a choice of 7 routes including Dublin, London Stansted, Barcelona Girona–Costa Brava, Milan Bergamo, Oslo Rygge, Bremen and Dusseldorf Weeze, informed BC Arune Jaraite from Ryanair’s marketing department.
The airport of Tallinn served more than 127,000 passengers in January 2016, 0.5% less than in the same month last year, reports LETA/BNS.
The 8th February was the first day to seek for compensation for tickets bought from the bankrupt state-owned airline Estonian Air and 15,806 applications were submitted, writes LETA.
On Friday, February 5, 2016, three awards from OAG arrived in Riga for the Latvian airline airBaltic. As previously announced in January, OAG analysts, who tracked the performance of a total of over 50 million flight records, have ranked the Latvian airline airBaltic No 1 globally in punctuality in 2015, and awarded airBaltic in three categories – the world’s most punctual airline, the most on time airline in the EMEA region and the first in mainline category, reported BC Janis Vanags.
Riga International Airport has accomplished the EU Cohesion Fund co-financed project “Riga International Airport Infrastructure Development”, in the framework of which the last two years have seen significant infrastructure reconstruction works at the airport. The works have resulted in improved flight safety, better environmental conditions and increased aerodrome capacity.
After the national airline airBaltic receives German investor Ralf-Dieter Montag-Girmes and government's investments, its value will be around EUR 260 million, regardless of the airline's negative equity at the moment, Prudentia's CEO Karlis Krastins told LETA.