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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Thursday, 29.09.2016, 02:57

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Turkish Airlines to open service centre for Nordic region clients in Vilnius

Turkish Airlines to open service centre for Nordic region clients in Vilnius

28.09.2016

One of the biggest airlines in the world, Turkish Airlines, is opening a customer service centre in Vilnius to service its clients in Scandinavian and Baltic countries, BC informed Turkish Airlines representative.

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airBaltic to get first two new CS300 airplanes before year-end - Bombardier

airBaltic to get first two new CS300 airplanes before year-end - Bombardier

28.09.2016

Canadian airplane manufacturer Bombardier will deliver the first two new CS300 airplanes to the Latvian national airline airBaltic before the end of this year, Bombardier's Vice President Rob Dewar said during the presentation of new CS300 aircraft in Riga.

Land transport emerges as top payer of environmental charges in Estonia

Land transport emerges as top payer of environmental charges in Estonia

28.09.2016

Land transport emerged as the biggest payer of environmental fees in Estonia in 2014, when it went past households, Statistics Estonia said in its blog on Wednesday, cites LETA/BNS.


Estonian minister says Tallinn-Helsinki tunnel a very promising project

Estonian minister says Tallinn-Helsinki tunnel a very promising project

28.09.2016

Speaking at the Ariplaan 2017 (Business Plan 2017) conference of Aripaev on Wednesday, Estonia's Minister of Economic Affairs and Infrastructure Kristen Michal described building an undersea tunnel between Tallinn and Helsinki as a very promising project, writes LETA/BNS.

A14 Vilnius–Utena highway approved for EIB financing

A14 Vilnius–Utena highway approved for EIB financing

27.09.2016

A Public Private Partnership (PPP) project to reconstruct the A14 Vilnius-Utena highway has received approval from the European Investment Bank (EIB) and is set to receive financing from the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI). The total sum of the loan is to be capped at EUR 40 million and will have a 12 year term, Invest Lithuania informs BC.


26.09.2016

St Peter Line to sell its ships operating on Baltic Sea

The Russian shipper St. Peter Line that operates the Tallinn-St. Petersburg route with a fleet of two ships, Princess Anastasia and Princess Maria, is to sell the ships to Italian cruise ship operator Moby Lines, lemarin.fr reports cites LETA/BNS.

23.09.2016

Estonian ridesharing service Taxify expands to Kiev

The Estonian smartphone app Taxify that connects riders with local taxis and private drivers launched the service with 200 drivers in the Ukrainian capital Kiev on Friday, reports LETA/BNS.

21.09.2016

Passenger flows at Lithuanian airports up by 13.8 % in Jan-Aug y/y

Some 3.166 mln passengers arrived in and departed from Lithuanian airports in the first eight months of this year, up by 13.8 % year-on-year, informs LETA/BNS.

20.09.2016

Rigas Satiksme municipal transport co sees number of passengers rise 1.4% y-o-y in August

Rigas Satiksme, the municipal public transport company of the Latvian capital city, carried 11.106 mln passengers in August 2016, up 1.4 % from the same month a year ago and up 6.5% from the previous month, LETA was told at the company.

19.09.2016

Cargo turnover of Latvian ports falls 13.4% in January-August

During the first eight months of this year all Latvian ports together handled 41.104 mln tons of cargo, which was a 13.4% drop from the same period last year, LETA was told at the Transport Ministry.

19.09.2016

5 car dealerships in Latvia to be merged

Inchape BM Auto, the dealership of BMW, Mini, Alpina, Jaguar, Land Rover automobiles and BMW Motorrad motorcycles in Latvia, will be merged with Inchape Motors Latvia, which sells Mazda and Ford automobiles in Latvia, according to a statement printed in the official gazette Latvijas Vestnesis.

19.09.2016

Toyota Baltic posts EUR 544,000 loss for FY 2015/2016

Toyota Baltic AS boosted its revenue 5.8% to 169.2 mln euros in the financial year ending March 2016, whereas the net result was a loss of 544,088 euros compared with a profit of almost 2 mln euros earned in the previous financial year, reports LETA/BNS.

19.09.2016

Estonia losing EUR 357 mln a year due to dwindling transit

The Estonian government is losing 357 mln euros annually as a result of the fall in transit volumes from their peak levels ten yars ago, while overall the slump in transit is depriving the Estonian economy of 510 mln euros every year, estimates by the Estonian Logistics and Transit Association indicate, reports LETA/BNS.

17.09.2016

airBaltic flight makes emergency landing at Riga airport

Latvia’s airBaltic plane Bombardier Q400 NextGen flying from Riga to Zurich on Saturday was forced to return to the Riga airport and make an emergency landing, said airBaltic spokesman Janis Vanags.

16.09.2016

Estonian postal co opens new logistics terminal in Kaunas

Eesti Post, the state owned Estonian postal company doing business under the Omniva name, has opened a new logistics terminal in Lithuania's second biggest city Kaunas, reports LETA/BNS.

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