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Friday, 01.08.2014, 00:37
For the winter season, Latvian airline airBaltic will launch two new direct routes to link Tallinn, the capital of Estonia, with Paris and Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania, with Amsterdam, reported BC Janis Vanags, Vice President Corporate Communications of airBaltic.
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Ryanair, Europe’s biggest low fares airline today (July 28) announced a Q1 Net Profit of €197m, an increase of 152% over last year, although cautioned that this result was distorted by the timing of a very strong Easter in Q1 with no holiday period in the prior year comparable. Traffic grew to 24.3m as load factors rose by 4% points to 86%. Average fare rose by 9%, boosted by a strong Easter period, while total revenues were up 11% to €1.496bn. Unit costs fell by 2%, excluding fuel they rose by 1%б reported BC Howard Millar from Ryanair Holdings plc.
Latvian national airline "airBaltic" will resume flights between Riga and Tel Aviv tomorrow according to the schedule, reports NOZARE.LV/LETA reffering to "airBaltic" company.
Due to security reasons, airBaltic has cancelled the Riga-Tel Aviv flight today, according to a post on airBaltic official Twitter account, informs LETA.
A new chief executive officer is now in charge of the airline Air Lituanica. Gytis Gumuliauskas replaces Erikas Zubrus in this position, reports BC Sandra Meškauskaitė, communication manager of Air Lituanica.
The low-cost airline Ryanair carried its 15-millionth passenger on flights to/from the Baltic States today, the airline informed Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
The crash of the Malaysian passenger plane in Eastern Ukraine on Thursday does not affect Estonian national carrier Estonian Air's flights and fares – the airline will not redirect flight corridors and continues all the scheduled flights, including to Kiev, LETA/Postimees Online reports.