Rail Baltica route finalised at last
The actual route of the planned Rail Baltica rail link through the Baltic states has been finalised following the necessary paperwork being completed in Estonia, the consortium in charge of the project said February 15.
Bill for Daugavpils tram upgrade rises by 2 million euros
The cost of upgrading the tram lines in Latvia's second city, Daugavpils, has increased by 2 million euros, and due to design errors the planned reconstruction of the tracks has been stuck for almost half a year and could result in the loss of European funds needed for its completion, reports Latvian Radio.
I'm staying put vows Rail Baltica CEO Rubesa
In a February 2 press conference, after news of Estonian and Lithuanian shareholders expressing no-confidence against joint venture RB Rail boss Baiba Rubesa, she suggested there may be unfair interests at play, reported Latvian Radio. 
Lithuania offers to rebuild dismantled rail to Latvia by late 2019
Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) has submitted to the European Commission a plan for rebuilding a dismantled railway track from Mazeikiai, a town in northwestern Lithuania where Orlen Lietuva's crude refinery is located, to Renge, in Latvia, by the end of 2019.
Russian claim for 20 million euros from airBaltic
Legal authorities are seeking to recover in excess of 20 million euros from Latvian airline airBaltic in connection with legal proceedings involving its former shareholder Vladimir Antonov, the LETA newswire reported December 29.
Finland asked to support Rail Baltica project

Attempts to get Finland more actively involved in the major Rail Baltica infrastructure project through the Baltic states stepped up November 8 with Rail Baltica's Latvian CEO asking for Finnish backing.

'Unprecedented' disclosure failure by Latvian Railways

The Latvian State Railway Administration has started an unprecedented administrative infringement procedure against the state-owned Latvian Railways company for keeping information from the supervisory authority, the State Railway Administration said on November 9.

airBaltic starts flying to Abu Dhabi

Latvian airline airBaltic in cooperation with the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) Etihad Airways on October 29 launched a direct service between Riga and Abu Dhabi.

Offers for airBaltic sale being considered

The Transport Ministry is currently analyzing concrete proposals made by potential investors of Latvia’s national carrier airBaltic and is not ruling out the airline’s full privatization, the ministry’s state secretary Kaspars Ozolins told the LETA news agency October 23.