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Sunday, 19.02.2017, 16:19
Due to today's incident at Riga Airport, a dozen or so airBaltic flights have been either delayed, cancelled or diverted, the airline's spokesman Janis Vanags informed LETA.
Riga International Airport is up and running as normal again after the airport's work was halted when an aircraft skidded on a runway before takeoff earlier today.
A Vim Airlines charter flight from the Russian city of Ufa got into an accident at Riga International Airport today when the aircraft started skidding on the runway before takeoff, the airport’s representatives informed.
The Russian food safety and veterinary authority Rosselkhoznadzor has restored the export permits of those Estonian food industry companies that had not exported to Russia in the last three years or longer, writes LETA/BNS,
LDz Logistika, a subsidiary of Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railways) rail company, is planning the next trip of a pilot container train from China to Riga in late February, LDz Logistika CEO Verners Lusis said at a meeting of the Latvian Council of Ports, Transit and Logistics today, reports LETA.
Russian veterinary and phytosanitary surveillance service Rosselkhoznadzor has banned 21 Latvian companies from exporting their products to Russia by removing them from the list of companies permitted to export their products to Russia. Another 44 Latvian companies have been temporarily banned from exporting their products to Russia, which is due to a new procedure for registration of exporters to Russia, Rosselkhoznadzor explained LETA.
A member of the Russian group of hackers, Shaltai-Boltai, who is in Estonia said he is to apply for asylum this week, writes LETA/BNS.