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Thursday, 30.03.2017, 09:39
Latvijas Dzelzcels (Latvian Railway, LDz) rail company reported EUR 35.7 mln in turnover for the first two months of this year, which was a 3 % increase against the same period a year ago, while the company's profit grew 34% y-o-y to EUR 6.4 mln, LETA was told at LDz.
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Lux Express on Wednesday announced the acquisition of six brand new Scania Irizar buses, five of which will be put in operation between Tallinn and Riga and one between Tallinn and St. Petersburg, Lux Express representative told BC.
Mindaugas Jusius, former CEO of Swedbank Life Insurance, has been appointed to head Klaipedos Nafta (Klaipeda Oil), Lithuania's oil product and liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminals operator. He was on the company's board for more than five years, reports LETA/BNS.
With the new summer flight schedule, Scandinavian Air System (SAS) as of 26 March has launched flights to Copenhagen, the Capital of Denmark, BC was told at Riga Airport.
On Tuesday a railway committee is to investigate the train that caused a chemical spill in Estonia's East-Viru County on Monday, reports LETA/BNS.
The Estonian bus operator Lux Express is about to start operating regular services within Russia, specifically the St. Petersburg-Moscow and St. Petersburg-Pskov routes, this summer, LETA/BNS writes accordgin to the Postimees.
More than 40 tenders are to be announced as part of the Rail Baltica European-gauge railroad project this year, LETA was told at the joint Baltic company RB Rail coordinating the Rail Baltica project.
The summer flight season will start on Sunday, 26 March, and this year 89 destinations will be available to passengers travelling from Riga International Airport, the airport`s representative informed BC.
During the first two months of this year Riga International Coach Terminal saw the number of passengers drop 7.6% from the same period a year ago to 232,421 people, LETA was told at the terminal.
The airport of Tallinn will on Sunday launch its summer schedule which features direct flights to 36 destinations, reports LETA/BNS.
Regional Jet OU, joint venture of the state owned Estonian airline Nordica and Polish carrier LOT, is about to mainly operate services to and from Copenhagen for SAS under a six-year agreement using four ATR72-600 aircraft, reports LETA/BNS.
laipedos Juru Kroviniu Kompanija (Klaipeda Stevedoring Company, or Klasco), which is part of Achemos Grupe (Achema Group), will distribute 3.47 mln euros as dividends to shareholders, or 0.233 euros per share, after posting a 50-mln-euro pretax profit for 2016, reports LETA/BNS.
Reconstruction of the Riga Central Railway Station will be held in line with the design by Danish architects - PLH Arkitekter A/S in cooperation with COWI A/S, said Agnis Driksna, the development and cooperation department director of Eiropas Dzelzcela Linijas, a company involved in Rail Baltica project.