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Tuesday, 30.09.2014, 18:51
As part of ''Europol's'' organized European-wide sting operation ''Archimedes'', 13 stolen luxury automobiles were found in Latvia, Criminal Police Chief Andrejs Grisins informed members of the press today, informs LETA.
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Latvian airline airBaltic together with its consortium partners AirbusProSky and Latvijas Gaisa Satiksme completed the AMBER project under the Atlantic Interoperability Initiative to Reduce Emissions (AIRE)., reported BC vice president of corporate communications at airBaltic Janis Vanags.
Member of Lithuanian parliament Donatas Jankauskas has proposed the amendments to the Law on Road Traffic Safety under which pedestrians who are crossing a pedestrian crossing would be forbidden to speak on a mobile phone, reports LETA/ELTA, referring to Vakaro zinios.
Estonian business paper Äripäev's annual TOP 500 of the wealthiest people in Estonia declares railway businessman Oleg Ossinovski the wealthiest person in Estonian for the second year in a row, LETA/Public Broadcasting reports.
Russia continues to hamper Lithuanian carriers' possibilities of participating in the international transport service market, informs LETA/ELTA.
The goal to reduce emissions by 40% is ambitious, therefore, it is important to consider how this venture will affect each member state individually, Foreign Affairs Minister Edgars Rinkevics (Unity) said during the European Union's (EU) General Affairs Council in Brussels yesterday, cites LETA.
On 29 September 2014, Estonian Air starts flights between Tallinn and Bromma Stockholm Airport. The flights are operated twice a day on weekdays from 29 September to 19 December 2014 and from 26 January to 19 June 2015, reports BC Estonian Air’s press service.
Lithuanian capital's (Vilnius) public transport drivers threaten to go on strike due to salary delays, informs LETA/ELTA.
The collection of VAT among companies who are registered as liquid fuel operators in Estonia has increased this year by 30 million euros, or 38%, said the Tax and Customs Board, LETA/Postimees Online reports.
On Friday, the transaction was completed, which made AS Alexela Energia the sole owner of AS Gasum Eesti, LETA/Delfi reports.
In August 2014, 508,820 passengers traveled to and from International Airport Riga, which is almost three percent more when compared to August of last year, the airport has informed LETA.
On the sidelines of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly (UNGA), Latvian Foreign Minister Edgars Rinkevics met with the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan, LETA was informed by the Foreign Ministry.
Over 150 specialists, investors and port representatives gathered on the 25th of September at the international LNG seminar to discuss over the development of LNG infrastructure in the Baltic Sea ports. The seminar, which took place in Estonia, in Muuga Harbour, was organized by Baltic Ports Organization (BPO) and Port of Tallinn, reports BC port’s press service.
Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, launched its Lithuanian summer 2015 schedule with 28 routes in total including two new summer routes from Kaunas to Shannon and Vilnius to Madrid, which will deliver 1.2m customers p.a. and support over 1,200* on-site jobs at Kaunas and Vilnius airports, reported BC Vilnius airport’s press service.
Latvian companies' actual amount of losses caused by Russia's sanctions is much larger, Director of Investment and Development Agency of Latvia, Andris Ozols told the press representatives yesterday, cites LETA/Nozare.lv.