The Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs has confirmed that people entering Latvia fully vaccinated against COVID-19 in the USA, Australia, or Canada, can receive a short-term vaccination certificate for use in Latvia.
The updated list of epidemiological requirements for arrivals into Latvia from other countries was published on November 26, with just the Vatican remaining on the 'green list' of European countries. Spain dropped off the list from last week.
Latvian airline airBaltic announced a new codeshare arrangement with the Emirates airline November 25.
November 25 sees a digital conference titled 'Rail Baltica Industry Day 2021' broadcast online.
In the Ministry of Transport's budget plans for 2022, financing of 327.3 million euros is earmarked for the road sector to restore 870 kilometers of state roads, create pedestrian and bicycle infrastructure, as well as continue the construction of the Kekava bypass, LSM's Latvian language service reports.
According to data published of the Central Statistical Bureau November 23, in October 2021 passenger turnover at Rīga International Airport comprised 351,000 passengers, which is 3.9 times more than in October 2020 and 5.1 % more than in the previous month.
The updated list of epidemiological requirements for arrivals into Latvia from other countries was published on November 19, with just Spain and the Vatican remaining on the 'green list' of European countries. Malta drops off the list from last week.
There was a slight improvement in Latvia's road accident statistics from 2018 to 2019 according to new data published by Eurostat November 21.
On November 25 a digital conference titled 'Rail Baltica Industry Day 2021' will be held and broadcast online, it has been announced.
Latvian national airline airBaltic announced November 15 that its entire "active staff", including the company’s flying personnel, are now vaccinated against Covid-19 or recovered from the virus and certified to prove it.
The project implementer of the Rail Baltica project in Latvia – the company “Eiropas Dzelzceļa Līnijas” (EDZL) – has announced procurement for main railway construction work in Latvia, the company said in a release November 15.
The updated list of epidemiological requirements for arrivals into Latvia from other countries was published on November 12, with the same three countries remaining on the 'green list' of European countries as last week.
This week, changing weather is forecast throughout Latvia, which means roads can be icy, Latvian State Roads said November 10, urging drivers to be careful and to take into account that road conditions are changing rapidly and unevenly.
In a month's time, significant changes are expected to take place at the Riga International bus station, related to the construction of “Rail Baltica”, Latvian Radio reported November 7.
The updated list of epidemiological requirements for arrivals into Latvia from other countries was published on November 5, as Covid-19 appears to be tightening its grip on Europe once again.
Rīga International Airport said in a statement November 4 that in October 2021, almost 4,800 aircraft were handled at the airport.
Transport Minister Tālis Linkaits (New Conservative Party) told Latvian Radio November 4 that the Latvian railway company Latvijas dzelzceļš plans to dismiss around 700 employees this year and possibly more next year.
A truck with a load of epoxy crashed into a wall of a house on Viļņu Street in Salacgrīva on Wednesday November 3 morning, the State Fire and Rescue Service (VUGD) said.
The Rail Baltica project is launching an online hackathon to get new ideas about the infrastructure of the future. The Rail Baltica Hackathon will bring together over 100 participants from all three Baltic countries and beyond during a fully online 48-hour hackathon to be held on November 19-21.
As of Wednesday, November 3, the municipal public transport company “Rīgas Satiksme” will reduce the number of rides by 18%, as the company's employees are currently ill en masse, head of the company Džineta Innusa said at a press briefing November 1.
The updated list of epidemiological requirements for arrivals into Latvia from other countries was published on October 29.
Rail Baltica project implementer Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas is asking for public participation in naming future stations in Latvia.
The 5.8-billion-euro Rail Baltica project has signed another major agreement as part of its realization process, this one worth nearly 20 million euros.
The updated list of epidemiological requirements for arrivals into Latvia from other countries was published on October 22.
In September 2021, 333.8 thousand passengers were served at Riga International Airport, nearly three times more than in September 2020, but 14.5 % less than in the previous month.
From Thursday, October 21, it is possible to buy a QR code ticket on public transport in Rīga via the “Rīgas Satiksme” application.
The Rail Baltica joint venture in the Baltic countries, RB Rail, has made public a strategic study for railway passenger services in Latvia called the “Riga Node operation optimisation study”, carried out by the German railway consulting company Ramboll Deutschland GmbH in 2020-2021.
Latvian State Roads warn about icy roads, particularly invisible 'black ice' prone to forming October 19 morning.