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Lithuania mulls setting up a national airline

Thursday, June 4, 2020

The Lithuanian Transport Ministry has proposed setting up a national airline, which would not own any aircraft but would purchase flight hours and services from other carriers. The virtual airline would still use its own brand, similarly to Estonia’s carrier Nordica. The airline would be funded by the state and would make Lithuania “independent of foreign air carriers’ constantly changing strategies”, the ministry said in a press release on Thursday.…