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Friday, 24.10.2014, 21:46
Over ten years of business at Palanga airport, Scandinavian Airlines SAS operated almost 13000 flights. The first SAS airplane from Copenhagen landed at Palanga airport on November 1, 2004, and now the airline company operates 26 weekly flights between Danish capital and Palanga, informed BC the airport.
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On October 26, the Latvian airline airBaltic enters the winter season with four new routes and improved service throughout the Baltic States, Scandinavia, CIS and the Middle East, informed BC Janis Vanags.
Electricity has begun flowing through the new high-voltage power transmission line running from Klaipeda city to Telsiai town in Lithuania, the electricity transmission system operator Litgrid reports, cites LETA/ELTA.
This winter season, Brussels Airlines will begin flights to and from Riga International Airport, and several other new destinations will be offered, the airport's spokeswoman Sarmite Rinmane told the business information portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
Minister of Economy Evaldas Gustas attended the opening ceremony of the US health care company Intermedix service centre in Kaunas, informs LETA/ELTA. Priomi Minister Algirdas Butkevicius was also present.
Revenues of the mobile operator Tele2 Lithuania went up by 5% year-on-year to SEK 231 million (EUR 25 million) in the third quarter of the year 2014, reports LETA/ELTA.
A new logistics centre, Amber Logistics, part of the international spirits company Amber Beverage Group, was opened in Stopiņi county, near the capital city Riga. Amber Logistics centre will specialise in storage of alcoholic beverages and provision of transportation services in the Baltic Region, reported BC communicationsm manager of Amber Beverage Group Dana Hasana.
During a meeting with Agriculture Minister Janis Duklavs (Greens/Farmers) yesterday, Turkish Agriculture Minister Mehmet Mehdi Eker said that Turkey could import more Latvian-made food products most affected by the Russian food embargo, informs LETA/Nozare.lv.
Provisional results of Farm Structure Survey 2013 show that the average size of agricultural holdings in 2013 was 37.8 ha, which is 9.6% more than in 2010, when this indicator was 34.5 ha.
Telecommunications company Tele2 improved its EBITDA by 9.2% in the third quarter, reaching almost EUR 9 million, the company's spokeswoman Irena Zeiza informed the business portal Nozare.lv, cites LETA.
Turnover of the furniture manufacturer Vilniaus baldai AB during period 2014 July – September amounted to LTL 57.26 million (EUR 16.584 million), during the same period year 2013 it was LTL 53.375 million (EUR 15.458 million), informs LETA/ELTA.
The story of the very first batch of Daumantu mayonnaise made in a bucket has become a legend. This was how three residents of Kedainiai town started their condiment business more than two decades ago, informs LETA/ELTA, referring to Lietuvos rytas.
EBITDA LIFO result of Orlen Lietuva in the third quarter of 2014 amounted to USD 54 million and was higher by USD 58 million (year-on-year), supported by favourable macroeconomic environment in this period, informs LETA/ELTA.
The Lithuanian airline Air Lituanica expands its business in Belarus with agency Ticketing Airport Services Belarus becoming the official commercial representative of the company. The agency will be responsible for the distribution of Air Lituanica flight tickets on the Belarusian market and represent the company in terms of marketing and the market of tourism, the airline said in a statement, cites LETA/ELTA.
Lithuania was named number-three destination in Lonely Planet's list of best countries to visit in 2015.