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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Saturday, 24.06.2017, 04:42

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Kieler Woche draws cruise ships

Kieler Woche draws cruise ships

22.06.2017

The Kieler Woche sailing regatta - the biggest maritime folk festival and sail sport event in northern Europe – is a big draw for cruise ships as well as many other vessels. Between the 17th and the 25th of June Kiel expects visits by a total of fifteen different luxury liners. One particularly special sight for thousands of onlookers was this Wednesday (June 21st.) when Cunard’s “Queen Elizabeth” and P&O’s “Arcadia” berthed side by side at the Ostseekai Cruise Terminal.

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airBaltic Exhibits CS300 at Paris Air Show

airBaltic Exhibits CS300 at Paris Air Show

22.06.2017

The Latvian airline airBaltic from June 19 till June 21, 2017 participated in the world’s largest and oldest aviation exhibition Paris Air Show by presenting the CS300 aircraft in Bombardier exhibition pavilion. During the Paris Air Show the chief executive officer of airBaltic Martin Gauss personally met and presented the CS300 aircraft to Canadian government representatives, airBaltic representative informed BC.

Baiba Rubesa presents Rail Baltica to the G7 Transport Ministers Meeting

Baiba Rubesa presents Rail Baltica to the G7 Transport Ministers Meeting

22.06.2017

Baiba Rubesa, CEO and Chairperson of the Management Board of the joint venture RB RAIL presented the Rail Baltica project to the G7 Transport Ministers Meeting on 22 June 2017, in Cagliari, Italy. Rail Baltica was indeed invited by the European Commissioner for Transport Violeta Bulc to take part in a session devoted to best practices and models of sustainable infrastructure.


US ambassador visits Riga port

US ambassador visits Riga port

21.06.2017

US Ambassador to Latvia Nancy Pettit and embassy’s employees today made a visit to the Riga port, the Riga Freeport Administration reported.

Small Planet Airlines to introduce one more A320 in their fleet

Small Planet Airlines to introduce one more A320 in their fleet

21.06.2017

Lithuanian leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines expanded its fleet by adding one more Airbus aircraft in the beginning of this summer. In total fleet consists of 22 Airbus 320 and Airbus 321 aircraft. All of them are already booked for the summer season. During this period Small Planet Airlines plans to carry 1 million passengers, companies representative informed BC.


20.06.2017

Shareholders approve new supervisory board of RB Rail

Shareholders in RB Rail, the Baltic joint venture in charge of Rail Baltica railroad project’s implementation, have approved the company’s new supervisory board, RB rail informed BC.

20.06.2017

Russian rail car manufacturer UWC to set up service center in Estonia

United Wagon Company (UWC), a major Russian manufacturer of railcars, is to open a service center for freight cars in Estonia.

19.06.2017

airBaltic Number of Passengers Increases by 20%

. In May 2017, the Latvian airline airBaltic carried 316 915 passengers or 20% more than in the same period of 2016 throughout its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. During the first five months of 2017, airBaltic has transported a total of 1 193 243 passengers, airBaltic announced.

19.06.2017

Estonian parlt ratifies Rail Baltic accord

The Estonian parliament on Monday ratified the agreement on the development of the Rail Baltic railway link from Tallinn to the Lithuanian-Polish border, informed LETA/BNS.

16.06.2017

Tanker Elandra Falcon joins fleet under technical supervision of LSC Shipmanagement

LSC Shipmanagement (LSCSM), a subsidiary of Latvijas Kugnieciba shipping company, in South Korea today added the tanker Elandra Falcon to the fleet under its technical supervision, the shipping company’s representatives told LETA.

16.06.2017

Russia's Rusline opens flights between Lithuania's Palanga and St.Petersburg

Russia's airline Rusline will Saturday start flying passengers between the Lithuanian seaside resort of Palanga and St.Petersburg, reports LETA/BNS.

16.06.2017

Lithuania's Neringa seeks to put stop to renting out of yachts as hotel rooms

The heads of Lithuania's Curonian Spit municipality of Neringa are concerned over the practice of renting out yachts docked at the Nida port to tourists as hotels, writes LETA/BNS according to the daily Lietuvos Zinios .

16.06.2017

Estonian bus operator hopes to start Viljandi-Valmiera service in July

The Estonian bus operator Hansa Bussiliinid hopes to fix the red tape necessary to open a once-weekly bus service between the south Estonian regional capital Viljandi and the town of Valmiera in Latvia in July, writes LETA/BNS according to the regional newspaper Sakala.

15.06.2017

airBaltic flies 19% more passengers in January-May

Latvia’s national carrier airBaltic flew 1,193,243 air passengers during the first five months of this year, which was a 19% rise against the same period last year, BC was told at the company.

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