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Wednesday, 23.07.2014, 13:00
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.
Currently the airspace of Eastern Ukraine is closed, therefore aircraft of the national airline airBaltic do not fly over it, the company informed Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
Research firm Skytrax declared the world's best airlines at the 49th Farnborough international air show in England; Estonia's national carrier Estonian Air was in the top ten of the best regional airlines, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Taking into account that this will be a busy week and weekend at Airport Riga due to participants of the World Choir Games arriving/leaving the Latvian capital, the airport urges passengers to arrive early for their outbound flights, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.