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The new board of "Pasazieru vilciens" will soon decide whether to buy new trains or lease them, informs NOZARE.LV/LETA reffering to CEO of "Pasazieru vilciens" Andris Lubans.
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Prime Minister of Latvia Laimdota Straujuma approves of halt to "Pasazieru vilciens" train procurement deal24.07.2014
Prime Minister Laimdota Straujuma (Unity) approves of the decision by the new board of the joint-stock company "Pasazieru vilciens" (Passenger Train) to halt the new train procurement deal, informs LETA reffering premier's press secretary Dzeina Tamulevica.
The new board at the joint-stock company "Pasazieru vilciens" (Passenger Train) decided today to halt the procurement of new trains for the company, saying that going on with the procurement deal would be damaging to the company's interests and financial situation, informs LETA.
The 75.4 million euro funding by the European Commission and the Estonian government for buying new trains brought Estonian state-owned passenger train company Elron last year 68.6 million euros of profit, informs LETA reffering to Postimees.
Due to security reasons, airBaltic has cancelled the Riga-Tel Aviv flight today, according to a post on airBaltic official Twitter account, informs LETA.
Saulius Girdauskas, Vladislovas Kondratovicius and Arijandas Sliupas - all the three Deputy Ministers of Transport and Communications - have been reappointed to their offices, informs LETA.
Today, near the coastal city of Liepaja, a Russian naval ship was observed near Latvian territorial waters, the National Armed Forces informed LETA, informs LETA.
Latvian airline airBaltic has become the world’s first airline to accept Bitcoin as payment for its tickets to 60 destinations in Europe, Middle East, Russia and the CIS, reperted BC Janis Vanags, Vice President Corporate Communications.
A new chief executive officer is now in charge of the airline Air Lituanica. Gytis Gumuliauskas replaces Erikas Zubrus in this position, reports BC Sandra Meškauskaitė, communication manager of Air Lituanica.
On July 14, 2014, after the meeting with the senior officials of Latvia Mr. Masayuki Oku, vice president of Keidanren (Japan Business Federation) and Head of the Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group and his accompanying delegation of eight members paid visit to the Freeport of Riga Authority, informs BC Press and Information Division jf port. The delegation was also accompanied by the Japanese Ambassador to Latvia Mr.Toshiyuki Taga.
NATO patrol jets detected two Russian fighter jets "Su-24" near the territorial waters of Latvia in the Baltic Sea last weekend, informs LETA reffering to the National Armed Forces.
World's first auto-follow action sports drone "AirDog" has raised USD 1,044,260 (EUR 772,096) on the crowd-funding platform "Kickstarter" with about 1,070 backers, informs LETA reffering to the business portal "Nozare.lv".
Every second driver disregards the ban to use a non-hands-free telephone while driving, a survey carried out by Lithuanian non-life insurance company Lietuvos Draudimas has revealed, informs LETA/ELTA.
Estonian passenger shipping company AS Tallink Grupp and Bridgemans Services Ltd. have entered into a charter agreement to charter the cruise ferry Silja Europa to Australia from August 2014 as an accommodation vessel, Tallink informed the Tallinn stock exchange, informs LETA.
The low-cost airline Ryanair carried its 15-millionth passenger on flights to/from the Baltic States today, the airline informed Nozare.lv, cites LETA.