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International Internet Magazine. Baltic States news & analytics Monday, 05.12.2016, 06:24

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airBaltic sets out to become biggest carrier in Tallinn

airBaltic sets out to become biggest carrier in Tallinn

02.12.2016

Latvian national airline airBaltic has set a goal to become the biggest carrier in Tallinn Airport and the company has also abandoned the plan to buy Russian planes, informs LETA/BNS.

Keyword tags: Airport, Estonia, Good for Business, Latvia, Markets and Companies, Transport



Lithuanian Railways' CEO stepping down

Lithuanian Railways' CEO stepping down

02.12.2016

Stasys Dailydka, long-standing CEO of Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, or LG), has turned in his resignation to the state-run company's board on Friday.

Latvia's airBaltic will gradually renew fleet with Bombardier CS300 aircraft

Latvia's airBaltic will gradually renew fleet with Bombardier CS300 aircraft

02.12.2016

Latvia’s national carrier airBaltic will gradually renew its fleet with CS300 aircraft made by Canadian Bombardier and will sell its Boeing 737 planes, the company’s CEO Martin Gauss told the press LETA on Friday.


Freight traffic and freight turnover at ports decreases in the 3rd quarter

Freight traffic and freight turnover at ports decreases in the 3rd quarter

01.12.2016

Data of the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) show that, as compared to the 3rd quarter of 2015, in the 3rd quarter of 2016 the volume of freights carried by land and pipeline transport has decreased by 1.8 mln tonnes or 5.5%. The most notable drop in the volume of freights carried was recorded in rail transport – of 2.3 mln tonnes or 18.9%.

Less passengers in Latvia carried by public transport in January-September 2016

Less passengers in Latvia carried by public transport in January-September 2016

01.12.2016

A total of 182.9 mln passengers were carried by public transport in January-September this year, which is 2.1% less than in the first nine months of 2015, according to the Central Statistical Bureau's data.


01.12.2016

Latvijas Dzelzcels rail company signs strategic cooperation memorandum with Russian carrier Transcontainer

Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railways, LDz) rail company and Russian container shipping company Transcontainer signed a strategic cooperation memorandum during the 10th international industry fair Transport Rossii in Moscow, reports LETA.

29.11.2016

Klaipedos Nafta and Orlen Lithuania dismiss Kroviniu Terminalas' accusations as ungrounded

Klaipedos Nafta, Lithuania's oil product and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals operator, says that the cooperation contract with Orlen Lietuva, which is operated by Polish oil concern Orlen, does not violate the Competition Law and its provisions. A similar position is held by Orlen Lietuva, reports LETA/BNS.

29.11.2016

Latvia rejects proposal to have Rail Baltic route run through Valga

Officials from the Latvian Ministry of Transport met on Tuesday with members of the governing board of the Tartu chapter of the Estonian Free Party to inform the latter that the route of Rail Baltic in Latvia has already been endorsed by the Cabinet of Ministers and will not be changed, writes LETA/BNS.

29.11.2016

Stena Line is elaborating a new business concept in Latvia

Stena Line is elaborating a new business concept focusing on Northern Baltic Sea region development, with two main routes to Sweden and Germany, told Stena Line representative BC.

28.11.2016

Locatory.com the first aviation marketplace to offer shipping services

New service of online shipping quote, order and tracking for aircraft parts was launched this week by aircraft spare parts and repair capabilities marketplace Locatory.com. Users of Locatory.com platform will receive one more solution to optimize procurement process by offering integrated online solution for parcels shipment in few easy steps from quote to order, Locatory.coms`s representative informed BC.

28.11.2016

Talks to continue with Latvian and Danish architects over reconstruction of Riga Central Rail Station

A jury for the international sketch design competition for construction of the Rail Baltica bridge and complex development of the central multi-modal public transport hub in Riga has awarded second place to two entries, as none of the sketch designs met all the criteria of the contracting party, the jury told LETA today.

28.11.2016

Lufthansa cancels all Tuesday's flights to and from Riga

ll flights of the German carrier Lufthansa that were scheduled to arrive at or depart from Riga International Airport this Tuesday have been cancelled, LETA was told at the airport.

28.11.2016

No state guarantee for DLRR train engine repair company

he Latvian state cannot issue to train engine repair company Daugavpils Lokomotivju Remonta Rupnica (DLRR) a state guarantee for a bank loan but the Finance Ministry will meet with the company's representatives to discuss the situation, reports LETA.

28.11.2016

Estonian shipper Tallink does not rule out Riga-Helsinki ferry service in future

The listed Estonian shipper Tallink is not making plans at the moment for a direct ferry link between the Latvian capital Riga and Finnish capital Helsinki in connection with a sharp rise in alcohol excise duty in Estonia but does not rule out launching such a service in the future, writes LETA/BNS,

25.11.2016

Ferry Leiger expected to start service on Dec. 12

– Leiger, the first of the brand new ferries delivered to the ferry operating arm of the Estonian state owned company Port of Tallinn, is due to start service between the mainland and the island of Hiiumaa on Dec. 12, the LEtA/BNS writes according to regional newspaper Hiiu Leht.

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