airBaltic shows off its new Airbus A220 flight simulator
On December 3, 2019 Latvian airline airBaltic played host to Minister of Transport Tālis Linkaits  and media to show off its Airbus A220 flight simulator at the airBaltic Training facilities next to Riga International Airport. It is the first new full flight simulator ever purchased by a Latvian company and the newest such simulator in the world, the company said.
Wages were on the rise in the third quarter of 2019
Data released by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) on November 2 show that in the third quarter of 2019, compared to the third quarter of 2018, average monthly gross wages and salaries grew by 8.3 % or EUR 84, reaching EUR 1 091 for full-time work.
Third quarter Latvian GDP growth 2.9%
Data released by the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) November 29 show that in the third quarter of 2019, compared to the same quarter of 2018, gross domestic product (GDP) (seasonally and calendar non-adjusted data) increased by 2.9 %.
Four candidates to take over at Latvian central bank
Four people are in the running to become the next head of the Latvian Central Bank - and by extension a member of the European Central Bank's governing council - when the mandate of the current governor, Ilmārs Rimšēvičs, comes to an end on December 21.
Rail Baltica employees voice concerns for project's future
The future of Rail Baltica is in the balance due to poor corporate governance and conflicts of interest, according to a statement signed by 62 employees of RB Rail, the company overseeing the major infrastructure project, the LETA news agency reported November 27.
Dabas dots exports juice from the “Future” to Germany
Dabas dots Founder Ronalds Briņķis decided to begin commercially producing the natural juices and teas he made at home to regain his strength after distance running. Now his company manufactures the products in the Nākotne, or “Future” district of Latvia, and began exporting to Germany in June, Briņķis told the LTV Rīta Panorāma broadcast November 26.
New amendments ensure tougher GMO rules
On Thursday, November 21 Saeima approved urgently considered amendments to the Law on the Movement of Genetically Modified Organisms in the final reading, ensuring tougher requirements for the supervision and control of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), according to the parliamentary Press Service. 
Tax collection ahead of targets so far
During the first ten months of this year, the State Revenue Service collected EUR 8.141 billion in budget revenue, which is EUR 43.57 million or 0.5 percent above the target, the Revenue Service said, according to the LETA newsire.