Latvian airline airBaltic has wasted no time in reminding the world it flies to several destinations in Russia ahead of next year's soccer World Cup.
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.
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.
Latvia's flag-carrier airline airBaltic will launch two new routes from Riga to Sochi on May 14, 2018 and to Kaliningrad on April 16, 2018.
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.
The Riga municipality has fined construction companies close to €80,000 over traffic management violations during roadworks at the capital.
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.
After being fined close to €28m by the European Commission for removing a rail track to Latvia, Lithuanian Railways (LG) now say they will rebuild the missing link, reports LETA October 18.