Posts tagged as passenger

Island ferry passenger numbers down nearly 20 percent on year to January

Wednesday, February 10, 2021

Passenger ferry line TS Laevad, which operates routes between the Estonian mainland and its major islands, says passenger numbers were down 19 percent on year to January. The line, a subsidiary of state-owned firm the Port of Tallinn, carried 94,896 passengers in January 2021, 19 percent fewer than January 2020, while vehicle volumes fell 7 percent to 55,503 vehicles. TS Laevad board member Ave Metlsa lay the fall at the…

Tallinn Airport passenger numbers fall to 2003 level

Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Last year, 863,585 passengers passed through Tallinn Airport which was only 26 percent of the number of passengers in 2019. The last time passenger volumes were so low was in 2003. Almost half of the total number of passengers passed through the airport in January and February. In December, 30,151 passengers used Tallinn Airport, which was 13 percent of the number of passengers in December of the previous year. The number…

Freight volume up, passenger numbers down at Rīga airport

Friday, December 18, 2020

Passenger turnover at Riga Airport in November this year decreased by 90.9% compared to November 2019, according to Central Statistical Bureau (CSB) data published December 17. The total number of flights was 1 903, that is 70.1% less. Total volume of arrivals and departures of freight and mail decreased by 4.5%. In November, the total number of passengers arriving and departing at Riga Airport was 50 222 – that is 40.4 thousand less than…

airBaltic passenger turnover down 88% in November

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

In November 2020, the Latvian national airline airBaltic transported 88% fewer passengers than in November 2019, the airline said in a statement December 8. In October of this year, this percentage was 86% compared to October last year. This November airBaltic carried approximately 43 100 passengers from all three capitals of the Baltic States to destinations on the airline route network in Europe. In November 2020, airBaltic carried out around…

Rīga airport passenger turnover down almost 90% in October

Wednesday, November 4, 2020

In October this year, compared to October last year, the number of passengers serviced at Rīga International Airport decreased by 87.2%, according to operational data on the airport’s performance published November 4. In October, 90 500 passengers were serviced at the airport – over 600 000 passengers fewer than in October last year, the airport said. The majority, or 60.1% of passengers served in October, was transported by the national…

Tallink sees almost 80 percent fall in passenger numbers in October

Tuesday, November 3, 2020

The number of passengers traveling on Tallink ferries declined by almost 80 percent in October compared to October 2019 due to the continued coronavirus situation. Freight and vehicle transportation also fell. Passenger numbers decreased by 79.7 percent in October in total with 162,000 travelers taking ferry trips. Freight decreased by 18.7 percent to 27,800 units and transported passenger vehicles decreased by 46.2 percent to 46,500 vehicles. In October, 110,100 people…

Rīga airport passenger turnover in September down 85% from last year

Thursday, October 15, 2020

According to a statement from Rīga International airport October 15, in the first nine months of this year, 1.8 million passengers were serviced at the airport. This is about a third of last year’s passenger volume, according to operational data on the airport’s performance. Compared with the first nine months of last year, the number of passengers at the airport has fallen by 69.6%. According to the statement, in September the airport serviced…

Latvia: Passenger ticket lottery begins Tuesday

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Tuesday, September 1, campaign “Biļete JĀ-ŅEM” begins in Latvia. Passengers in regional buses and trains are asked to save their ticket and register it on panembileti.lv for a chance to win 300 EUR, said Transport Administration representatives. As previously reported by LSM,   this is necessary not only for passengers themselves but for Road Transport Administration. According to board chair Kristiāns Godiņš, these tickets help to form statistics which later are…

Lithuania suspends passenger trains to Poland

Monday, August 10, 2020

Lithuania state-owned railway company Lietuvos Geležinkeliai (Lithuanian Railways) has temporarily suspended passenger services to Poland after the government introduced mandatory two-week self-quarantine for travelers from the neighbouring country. LTG Link, the company’s passenger transportation branch, said the move was aimed at reducing potential risks of spreading the coronavirus. The service between Kaunas in Lithuania and Bialystok in Poland has not been popular with travelers recently, as most passengers now prefer…

Tallinn Airport’s July passenger numbers grow over 3-fold m-o-m

Thursday, August 6, 2020

In July, 75,682 passengers passed through Tallinn Airport, which is approximately 24% of the volume of passengers in July last year; however, the number of passengers more than tripled compared to June 2020. “In the last two months, the number of destinations has increased significantly, offering people the opportunity to fly for both holidays and business trips. In July, flights to Warsaw, Milan, Dusseldorf, Edinburgh and Dublin were resumed,” Riivo…