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Saturday, 07.03.2015, 02:07
Lithuanian airline company Air Lituanica is expanding its business in Germany - as of 30 April the city of Hamburg will be added to the regular flight schedule with flights operated three times a week, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Vilnius Convention.
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The Irish low-fare airline Ryanair has submitted its summer flight schedule to the Riga International Airport, thus, there is a reason to believe that the company will continue cooperation with the airport, the Riga International Airport informed LETA.
From 5 March 2015, the newly constructed lighting system CAT II will be officially put into operation at Riga Airport. It will contribute to flight safety and reduce to minimum the flights diverted to other airports in low visibility conditions, reports BC airport’s press service.
Lithuanian Prime Minister Algirdas Butkevicius in principle is not against the creation of a national airline, but stresses that without private investors such company would not be viable, reports LETA/ELTA.
Investors' Forum has proposed that the Government of Lithuania should invest in the national airline, informs LETA/ELTA.
Ground handling company Havaş Europe has been serving Riga International Airport since 2010. Over 5 years ground handling punctuality, which is one the most important indicators of an airport’s efficiency, in Riga has increased by 3%. It makes Riga International Airport one of the most punctual in the Havaş network, reported BC Linda Anaite.
Passenger volumes from Russia in 2014, compared to 2013, increased by 2%, reaching a total of 525,408 passengers, LETA was informed by Riga International Airport.