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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 26.01.2015, 00:16

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Ryanair celebrates 8 mln customers at Riga Airport

Ryanair celebrates 8 mln customers at Riga Airport

23.01.2015

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.

Keyword tags: Airport, EU – Baltic States, Good for Business, Latvia, Tourism, Transport



UK rail companies interested in Rail Baltica project

UK rail companies interested in Rail Baltica project

23.01.2015

UK rail companies working in international projects and providing rail infrastructure services such as planning, construction and management of innovative and sustainable railways met the representatives of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, informs LETA/ELTA.

Automobiles worth EUR 6.98 mln stolen in Latvia in 2014

Automobiles worth EUR 6.98 mln stolen in Latvia in 2014

23.01.2015

Automobiles worth EUR 6.98 million were stolen in Latvia in 2014. The most popular ones among car thieves were "Volkswagen", "Audi", and "Toyota", according to information provided by the car security system producer Autonams, cites LETA.


Latvian Saeima supports increasing fines for speeding

Latvian Saeima supports increasing fines for speeding

23.01.2015

Saeima on January 22nd, 2015, supported in the second and final reading changes to the Latvian Administrative Violation Code, which foresees an increase in fines for substantial speeding violations, and a reduction in fines for small speeding violations.

airBaltic to launch Riga – Thessaloniki in summer

airBaltic to launch Riga – Thessaloniki in summer

22.01.2015

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.

22.01.2015

Estonian Ministry of Economy allows heavier trucks on roads

Estonian forestry and timber industry and Estonian highway transport union leaders are in favour of the decree signed by Economy and Infrastructure Minister Urve Palo that allows transporting round timber with trucks with up to 52 tonnes laden weight; Tallinn Technical University lecturer estimates, however, that now roads will be damaged more rapidly, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.

22.01.2015

Study shows decrease in consumption of contraband cigarettes in Estonia in 2014

Market research firm Nielsen's so-called empty pack survey shows that 18.8% of packages of tobacco products found in Estonia have been smuggled into the country as contraband, which is by 1.9 percentage points less than a year ago, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.

22.01.2015

Riga City Council allots EUR 88.6 mln subsidy to Rigas satiksme

The Finance Committee of the Riga City Council decided yesterday to allot a EUR 88.6 million subsidy to the municipal public transport company Rigas satiksme from the Riga budget, reports LETA.

22.01.2015

Mitsubishi wants to launch Muuga-Kaluga train again

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.

22.01.2015

SAS returns to Riga Airport

'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.

22.01.2015

Transport Commission working with Germany on minimum hourly wage regulation

Latvian Transport Minister Anrijs Matiss' (Unity) meeting with the European Transport Commissioner Violeta Bulc focused on recent changes in Germany's regulations on remuneration, which stipulate minimum hourly wage for any kind of job done in the territory of Germany, and which also apply to trucking companies that ship freights via Germany – Bulc confirmed that Brussels would be actively involved in solving the problem, reports LETA.

21.01.2015

Lithuanian airports create 2.5% country's GDP

ACI (Airports Council International) EUROPE has released a new study on the economic impact of European airports. The study, conducted by InterVISTAS, independently quantifies and documents the economic contribution of the airport industry, informs LETA/ELTA.

21.01.2015

Most popular flight destinations from Lithuania in 2014 – UK, Germany, Norway

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.

20.01.2015

Moller to appeal Competition Council's decision in Latvia

Moller Group companies that sell Volkswagen automobiles in Latvia disagree with the Competition Council's findings and will appeal the Competition Council's in court, Moller Group spokesman Gundars Ruza informed LETA.

20.01.2015

Competition Council breaks up Volkswagen dealership cartel in Latvia

The Competition Council in Latvia has fined official Volkswagen dealerships and importers a total of EUR 7.6 million for forming a cartel, as the Competition Council told reporters today, cites LETA.

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