airBaltic workforce to be slashed by one quarter
The Latvian airline airBaltic plans to continue reducing the number of employees by a total of 400, said Martin Gauss, the airline's chief executive, in an interview with LTV's Morning Panorama news show.
airBaltic cuts back on flights to Milan
Latvian airline airBaltic announced March 5 a temporarily decrease in the number of flights from Riga to Milan, Italy between March 23 and May 31, 2020.
Eco packaging company “woola” wins big at Techchill
Techchill showcased 50 of the most promising startups from the Baltics, Scandinavia, and Central Europe and the after the finalists pitched their ideas in front of conference audience, international VC's, business angels, accelerators, media, and the official judges Estonian startup woola came out on top winning the no-strings-attached 10,000 euro prize, according to organizers on February 21.
Ziemupe road scaring away tourists
Ziemupe residents have asked the Ministry of Transport to improve the state roads leading into the village center, as the gravel surface becomes incredibly dusty during the summer tourist season, according to a Latvian Radio broadcast on February 20.
Integrated rail plan for Rīga and regions being drawn up
An international team of experts has started working on a study which will evaluate how to integrate the existing Latvian railway network and the new Rail Baltica infrastructure in a single and coordinated railway network, the company behind the Rail Baltica project announced February 19.
11 companies in contention to build Rīga Airport rail station
Representatives of the European Railway lines (Eiropas Dzelzceļa līnijas), RB Rail and the Latvian Ministry of Transport have started work to select candidates for the tender for the construction of the important new "Rail Baltica" station at Rīga International Airport and related infrastructure, reported LSM's Latvian language service February 5.