In April the next tenders for the detailed technical design of the railway line in Estonia and Lithuania were announced, continuing implementation of the design phase of the Rail Baltica project, the RB Rail company said.
Latvian airline airBaltic said April 16 the first class of its new pilot academy had enrolled.
Latvia's Constitution Protection Bureau is to review information about a tram procurement in Daugavpils, which involves a company from Russia's military-industrial complex, reported TV3 commercial television April 16.
Baiba Rubesa, CEO of RB Rail AS, the joint venture established to oversee the Rail Baltic railroad project, said that it is difficult to predict to what extent the project will receive European funding after the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union.
A forum dedicated to the Rail Baltica railway is taking place April 10 to April 11 in Tallinn.
On March 20 the first Rail Baltica construction design and supervision contract for the construction design of a new rail station at Riga International Airport was signed in Riga.
From March 27 Latvian airline airBaltic will launch its summer schedules with nine new routes.
While Ryanair are pondering in which Baltic state to open a new operational base, LSM's Dace Skreija looks at the benefits the aviation business brings to Latvia.
Tales of roads being built that don't go as far as planned, or contain fewer lanes than they should, are a staple of jokes about corruption. But LTV's investigative show Forbidden Methods on March 19 uncovered what looks like an imaginative variation on the same theme: roads that are thinner than they should be.
Businesses in various sectors will have the opportunity to scrap from 72 different tenders this year connected to the major Rail Baltica infrastructure project, the company in charge of the project said March 16 ahead of a major meeting about its progress so far.
Russian-based Internet-related services provider Yandex has launched its online taxi-hailing service Yandex.Taxi in Latvia, the company's representatives told LETA.
March 12 saw a meeting of executives from all three national rail companies in the Baltic states at which where agreement was reached on the organization of an intermodal "Amber Train" container route linking the three countries.
The state-run Lietuvos Gelezinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways, LG) has started to rebuild a railway stretch from the Mazeikiai oil refinery in northern Lithuania to the Latvian city of Renge removed nearly a decade ago.
The fall will see repair works at the crumbling Vanšu bridge that links central Riga to the booming Ķīpsala island and the Āgenskalns neighborhood, Riga mayor Nils Ušakovs (Harmony) told LTV March 7.
Latvian airline airBaltic on February 28, 2018 was presented with an industry award by an aviation indistry data agency.
Several important changes in Riga's public transportation system will become effective in early March, Riga Transport representative Viktors Zaķis told Latvian Radio 4.
The European Commission has said that all three Baltic States have to agree on a number of issues related to the organization and structure of the Rail Baltica railway project by March 21st, reported Estonian public television and Latvia's LTV on February 27.
Latvian airline airBaltic said February 26 it had ordered four more planes - though this time not CS300 airliners but training aircraft for its pilot training center.
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.
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.
The Latvian airline airBaltic received the eighth of its 20 Bombardier CS300 jets, registered as YL-CSH, in Riga on February 3, the company told the press.
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.
Taxify may leave Latvia, should controversial rideshare regulations be adopted in current form, reports Latvian Radio on January 31.
The Transport Ministry wants to use part of excise tax levied on fuel to fund road maintenance starting 2020, Transport Minister Uldis Augulis told Latvian Television January 31.
The first tender for detailed technical design of the major Rail Baltica railway line in Latvia has been announced, the company overseeing the project said January 31.
The Latvian airline airBaltic is departing for various destinations in February in search of pilots.
Latvian airline airBaltic will launch a new summer seasonal route between Riga and Almaty in Kazakhstan on April 29, 2018, the company announced January 26.
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.
In 2017 Riga International Airport saw more passengers pass through its doors, corridors, lounges and gantries than ever before, the airport authorities said January 17.
The European Investment Bank (EIB) said December 12 it had made the first payment of a major investment being used to finance the purchase of new trams in the Latvian capital.