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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Tuesday, 16.07.2019, 02:00

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airBaltic flight makes emergency landing in Riga

airBaltic flight makes emergency landing in Riga

15.07.2019

A passenger plane of Latvia’s airBaltic carrier which was on its way from Riga to Moscow made an emergency landing at Riga Airport on Monday, the airport’s spokeswoman Laura Karnite informed LETA.

Keyword tags: Airport, Latvia, Tourism, Transport



Estonia: In May, the number of tourists in accommodation establishments increased

Estonia: In May, the number of tourists in accommodation establishments increased

12.07.2019

According to Statistics Estonia, in May 2019, a total of 322,000 tourists stayed in accommodation establishments, which is 6% more than in May 2018. There were more domestic and foreign tourists.

First Hilton hotel in Latvia to open in Riga Old Town in fall

First Hilton hotel in Latvia to open in Riga Old Town in fall

11.07.2019

Apex Alliance Hotel Management plans to open the first Hilton hotel in Latvia at 25 Grecinieku Street in Riga this fall, the company’s representatives informed LETA.


Tallinn Airport serves record number of passengers in June

Tallinn Airport serves record number of passengers in June

11.07.2019

Tallinn Airport served an all-time record number of 317,530 passengers in June, 5.6% more that in the same month the year before, informed LETA/BNS.

airBaltic Improves Unaccompanied Minor Service

airBaltic Improves Unaccompanied Minor Service

10.07.2019

. Latvian airline airBaltic has significantly improved its unaccompanied minor service, dedicated for children between the ages of 5 and 17 travelling alone. From now on, parents or guardians will have to accompany their minor until the boarding gate instead of waiting flight departure in public area, informed airBaltic.


05.07.2019

1st Hilton hotel opened in Vilnius

Hilton Garden Inn, the first hotel of the Hilton chain, has been opened in central Vilnius on Friday, built by real estate developer Eika for 49 million euros and being part of the Live Square commercial and residential complex, informed LETA/BNS.

04.07.2019

Estonia: Drunk driving of electric scooters prohibited

Following a traffic accident involving an electric scooter in Tallinn on Wednesday, Karin Kase, spokesperson for the Estonian electric scooter rental service operator Bolt, said that using a scooter while intoxicated is prohibited,reported LETA/BNS.

03.07.2019

Tourists from which countries prefer the Baltic countries and where do residents of the Baltic countries prefer to go on vacation

Eurostat has compiled statistics on inbound and outbound tourism in the EU countries. Below are the statistics on the Baltic countries: where the most tourists came from and where tourists from the Baltic countries preferred to rest.

02.07.2019

Lithuania's KlasJet buys another Boeing

KlasJet, a business class charter airline, part of the Lithuanian aviation group Avia Solutions Group, has acquired a sixth plane, Avia Solutions Group said LETA/BNS.

02.07.2019

Saaremaa announces tender for Montu-Ventspils ship route service

The rural municipality government of Saaremaa, Estonia's largest island, has announced a procurement for finding an operator for the ferry service between the port of Montu on Saaremaa Island and Ventspils in Western Latvia for the coming five years, reported LETA/BNS.

28.06.2019

airBaltic Top Summer Destinations – Barcelona, Tbilisi and Milan

This summer the most popular leisure destinations among airBaltic passengers are Barcelona, Tbilisi and Milan. For the summer months, the largest number of reservations have been made for flights to such cities as Tallinn, St. Petersburg and Helsinki, BC learned from airBaltic.

27.06.2019

Russia to issue free e-visas to Lithuanians, other foreigners visiting Kaliningrad region

Moscow has formally notified Vilnius that Lithuanians will be able to travel to Russia's Baltic Sea exclave of Kaliningrad with a free e-visa starting July 1, reported LETA/BNS.

26.06.2019

Latvia among European leaders in increasing air passenger numbers

Latvia was ranked third among European countries with the fastest growing number of passengers in April, according to the latest report by the Airport Council International (ACI) on air traffic in Europe (ACI EUROPE Airport Traffic Report).

25.06.2019

We will make additions to route networks in all 3 Baltic states - airBaltic

The state-owned Latvian carrier airBaltic is planning to make additions to its route networks in all three Baltic states, that is for departures from Tallinn, Riga and Vilnius, according to the Estonian public broadcaster ERR information reports LETA/BNS.

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