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Sunday, 26.03.2017, 19:58
The summer flight season will start on Sunday, 26 March, and this year 89 destinations will be available to passengers travelling from Riga International Airport, the airport`s representative informed BC.
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Amber Beverage Group alcohol wholesaler has acquired the joint-stock company Interbaltija AG, Dana Hasana, a spokeswoman for Amber Beverage Group, told BC.
US business magazine Fortune has included Lithuania's President Dalia Grybauskaite into the annual list of 50 world leaders, informed LETA.
Regional Jet OU, joint venture of the state owned Estonian airline Nordica and Polish carrier LOT, is about to mainly operate services to and from Copenhagen for SAS under a six-year agreement using four ATR72-600 aircraft, reports LETA/BNS.
laipedos Juru Kroviniu Kompanija (Klaipeda Stevedoring Company, or Klasco), which is part of Achemos Grupe (Achema Group), will distribute 3.47 mln euros as dividends to shareholders, or 0.233 euros per share, after posting a 50-mln-euro pretax profit for 2016, reports LETA/BNS.
Reconstruction of the Riga Central Railway Station will be held in line with the design by Danish architects - PLH Arkitekter A/S in cooperation with COWI A/S, said Agnis Driksna, the development and cooperation department director of Eiropas Dzelzcela Linijas, a company involved in Rail Baltica project.
The arrival of Finland's Outokumpu, Europe's largest stainless steel manufacturer, in Lithuania shows that the country is attractive for investments by big foreign companies, President Dalia Grybauskaite said on Wednesday.
The Latvian national airline airBaltic carried 175,851 passengers in February this year, which is a 17 % growth from the same period in 2016, the airline said BC.
During the first two months of 2017, Latvia's private pension funds increased their aggregate capital by EUR 7.92 mln or 2.1 % to EUR 388.517 mln, according to the information released by the Latvian Association of Commercial Banks writes LETA.
On 13–15 March in Brussels, the Estonian team won the 3rd prize, after Croatia and France, in the European pean Big Data Hackathon", organised by the European Commission statistical office Eurostat.
SEB Bankas, Lithuania's biggest commercial bank by assets, plans to pay out 123.146 mln euros as dividends, its largest-ever dividend payment, writes LETA/BNS.
AS Eesti Gaas sold 57.7 mln cubic meters of natural gas in February, 1.3 million cubic meters more than in February 2016, reports LETA/BNS.
Elisa has entered into an agreement with Santa Monica Networks (SMN) Group, a company specializing in secure IT networks and data center solutions, to acquire SMN's companies in Finland and Estonia, writes LETA/BNS.
Swedbank, Rietumu Banka and ABLV Bank were the most profitable banks operating in Latvia last year, according to the Association of Latvian Commercial Banks' data reports LETA.
Lithuanian furniture and interior design retailer Berry has invested over EUR 1 mln in its first store in Latvia which will open in Riga in late March, the company announced LETA/BNS.