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Sunday, 25.01.2015, 14:15
Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, on January 23rd celebrated its 8 millionth customer on flights to and from Riga. The lucky passenger, Inna Kudrjasova, arriving from London Stansted was greeted by Ryanair and the airport management at Riga airport.
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Nasdaq's Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius Stock Exchanges declared AS Tallinna Vesi as the company with the Best Investor Relations in the Baltic countries on Thursday, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Latvian grain processing company Rigas dzirnavnieks has launched exports to China; the very first shipment will go to Hong Kong, the company informed LETA.
The first-ever 3D film made in Latvia, "Riga-2041" will be screened at "Kino Citadele" Theater from January 23, 2015, as the creative team's representative Sabine Zalite told LETA.
London-based energy and commodity price reporting agency Argus Media has opened a subsidiary in Riga, representatives from Argus Media informed LETA.
Phillip Morris have announced plans to significantly expand their production facility in the Lithuanian port-city of Klaipeda. The expansion, which will be carried out this year, is part of a new EUR 40 million investment project by the international tobacco company, reports BC Invest Lithuania.
airBaltic, the world’s most punctual airline, will launch a new route between Riga and Thessaloniki (Greece) this summer, on June 5, 2015. The new route will add another popular summer destination for Baltic travellers, as well as connecting travellers from the south with Riga, and beyond to destinations in the Baltics, Europe, Scandinavia, CIS and the Middle East.
Tele2 opened on Wednesday a 3,000-kilometre long high-speed fibre-optic data communication channel between Tallinn and Frankfurt, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
Mitsubishi plans to resume the regular cargo train traffic from the Estonian Muuga Port to the assembly plant in Kaluga, Russia, that was suspended at the end of the year 2014, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
'Scandinavian Airlines' (SAS) has announced its return to Riga International Airport, and from March 29 will be offering direct flights between Riga and Stockholm, LETA was informed by the airline.
Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the world leading operator of exchanges and provider of capital markets technology, will create a new technology and business support competence center in Vilnius, reported BC Invest Lithuania.
In 2014, a total of 3.8 million passengers used the services of Lithuania's three airports in Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga, or by 9.1% more than in 2013, informs LETA/ELTA.
The restaurant and recreation center on Krasta Street run by the Latvian catering company Lido, has served more than 35 million customers during the 15 years since it opened, the company informed LETA.
According to the data of the end of December 2014, EUR 2 billion or 90% financial support of the Rural Development Programme for 2007-2013 (RDP) were already paid to Lithuanian beneficiaries, informs LETA/ELTA.
Partly Estonian investors-owned renewable energy producer Nelja Energia invests EUR 115 million in developing a 60 MW wind farm in Silute, Lithuania, LETA/Postimees Online reports.