Latvia’s airBaltic carrier will increased the number of flights on the Rīga-Liepāja route from three to five per week starting summer season 2019, the company told the LETA news agency.
Traffic will be organized in a very different manner in central Rīga, with Kr. Barona street possibly closed to vehicle traffic and other changes introduced in the coming years.
In addition to Czech train manufacturer Škoda Vagonka, the Spanish company Construcciones y Auxiliar de Ferrocarriles (CAF) has filed an application with the Latvian procurement authority claiming violations in a negotiations procedure held by Pasažieru Vilciens rail passenger carrier to select a supplier of new electric passenger trains, according to the information published on the internet website of the Procurement Supervision Bureau.
Data from the Central Statistical Bureau show that, compared to January–September 2017, over the first nine months of 2018 the volume of freight carried by land and via pipelines in Latvia increased by 7.6 million tonnes or 8.6 % and freight turnover rose by 5.4 %.
Latvia’s airBaltic carrier has opened application process for the spring group of 2019 at airline’s newly established Pilot Academy, LETA learned from airBaltic spokeswoman Alise Briede.
Latvia’s Pasažieru Vilciens (Passenger Rail) rail passenger carrier will purchase new electric trains from Spanish company Talgo, the rail company’s CEO Rodžers Jānis Grigulis told the press November 21.
Latvia is celebrating its 100th birthday this weekend, and there's also the Staro Rīga festival. Traffic movement will be severely restricted throughout the capital, particularly in Old Rīga and the historical center.
LTV's Forbidden Method (Aizliegtais paņēmiens) show recently tested a number of fuel samples from fueling stations in Latvia and abroad, comparing performance indices for diesel fuel and gasoline.
Latvian national airline airBaltic on November 9 showed what it described as a "gift" to celebrate the country's centenary.
Design procurement for the Rail Baltica main line through Riga has entered a second stage, the joint venture announced November 5.
The airBaltic Pilot Academy based at Rīga International Airport has received a new flight training simulator which was ordered earlier this year, the airline said October 31.
Latvian airline airBaltic on October 28, 2018 launched two new direct services from Tallinn to Stockholm and Oslo, the company said October 29.
Flights between Brussels and Riga scheduled for October 26 have been cancelled because of an ongoing baggage handlers’ strike at Brussels Airport, a spokeswoman for Riga Airport told LETA.
The Rīga City Council’s Transport Department has announced a tender to work out a design project and provide field supervision for the planned reconstruction of the Vanšu Bridge (Suspension Bridge) over the River Daugava, according to information available on the website of the Public Procurement Monitoring Bureau.
Riga International Airport's passenger turnover in January-September amounted to 5.382 million passengers, an increase of 16.8 percent on the first nine months of 2017, the airport announced on October 15.
It's always nice to top a European Union league table and Latvians have done so in an area that is perhaps not always acknowledged - satisfaction with the promptness of trains.
While Latvia's main economic risks are related to the global market, next year the crucial event to determine the course of the Latvian economy will be an upcoming report by Moneyval, a Council of Europe body dedicated to anti-money laundering (AML) and counter-terrorism financing (CTF).
Here are some of the key quotes from outgoing Rail Baltica CEO Baiba Rubesa's eye-opening resignation statement September 27. In a twenty-minute address she painted a picture of half-hearted commitment to the project by officials, clear conflicts of interest and needs for a major structural and financial overhaul.
Rail Baltica chief executive and chairperson of the board Baiba Rubesa announced September 27 that she is resigning from her posts.
Latvian airline airBaltic put out a press release September 21 telling the world it was "the Official Carrier of Pope Francis' Visit to the Baltics".
Latvian airline airBaltic said September 18 that the summer season saw it transporting a record number of travelers.
A second group of 12 students have started pilot training with Latvian airline airBaltic, the company announced September 10.
RB Rail is seeking a new chief executive officer, probably from Poland or Finland, to replace its current Latvian CEO Baiba Rubesa whose work as the head of the Baltic joint venture implementing the European standard-gauge railway project Rail Baltic has drawn criticism from some of its shareholders, according to the LETA newswire.
Talks are ongoing between the Riga International Airport and the Riga City Council over extending the running hours of the No. 22 bus from the airport to the city center into the night, the head of the airport Ilona Līce told Latvian Radio August 30.
Hungarian low-costs carrier Wizz Air will launch new flights from Riga to Kyiv next year, the company’s representatives told LETA.
The Latvian Supreme Court on August 29 has granted an ancillary complaint lodged by Liepajas Mikroautobusu Parks and Nordeka over the minibus services tender organized by Rigas Satiksme municipal transport company and banned Rigas Satiksme from continuing the procurement procedure without passing the necessary amendments.
In the first seven months of this year, passenger turnover at Riga International Airport increased by 17.5% against the same period last year to 3.99 million people, the airport informed.
The Latvian flag-carrier airline airBaltic will extend the operating season of flights between Rīga and Abu Dhabi in 2019, it said August 21.
The shareholders of the Baltic joint venture RB Rail have approved a new Supervisory Board after Lithuania recalled one of its board members, the company said August 21.