Posts tagged as passengers

airBaltic carried 79% fewer passengers in March 2021

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

In March 2021, the Latvian national airline airBaltic transported 29,200 passengers, 79% fewer than last year, the airline said in a statement April 13. airBaltic carried out 660 flights in March this year. airBaltic Chief Executive Martins Gauss said: “In March 2020 we were already forced to stop all our regular flights to help limit Covid-19 spread. At the moment, we are gradually resuming flights to more and more destinations,…

Possibility of flying Covid-19 positive passengers to Latvia from third countries is relatively small

Monday, March 22, 2021

According to Latvian Radio, Since Wednesday, following permission of flights from and to third countries, there have been three such flights, Rīga International Airport spokeswoman Laura Kulakova told on March 21. Kulakova said that the possibility of flying Covid-19 positive passengers to Latvia from third countries is relatively small. A total of 92 passengers arrived on three flights, of which 40 persons were required to perform the Covid-19 test. Other passengers…

Some Rīga Transport schedules change Monday

Monday, March 15, 2021

In order to reduce the crowding of passengers in Rīga public transport, Rīgas Satiksme has introduced a number of changes from Monday, March 15, Latvian Radio reported. Rīgas Satiksme representative Baiba Bartaševiča-Feldmane said that the buses no. 6, 25, 36, 44, 46, 53 and trolley buses 4 and 15 would run more often in the mornings and evenings. On the busy section of the bus route no. 3, a bus route 3A…

Tallinn Airport’s September passenger numbers down 46.4 percent

Monday, October 5, 2020

In September, 45,225 passengers passed through Tallinn Airport, which is approximately 15 percent of the volume of passengers in September last year; however, the number of passengers fell 46.4 percent compared to August 2020. Eero Pargmae, chief commercial officer of the state-owned airport company, said: “The decline in passengers and flight operations, which began in mid-August, also continued in September, with flight restrictions, rising infection rates and various national travel…

Regional transport to reward good passengers

Thursday, August 27, 2020

New campaign “Biļete JĀ-ŅEM” has started in Latvia’s regional coaches and trains. Those passengers who fairly buy a ticket will have the chance to win prizes, Latvian Television said August 26. Throughout September, in regional passenger coaches and trains, passengers are asked to save their ticket after purchase. It can then be registered on panembileti.lv. The site is not active yet but is coming. At the beginning of October, three…

All travelers coming to Lithuania will be required to register with health authorities

Friday, August 7, 2020

As of Monday, all travelers arriving in Lithuania from abroad by air or sea will have to register with the National Public Health Centre (NVSC). All passengers will have to fill out forms on paper or online before disembarking, according to a decree signed by Health Minister Aurelijus Veryga on Friday. Airlines and ship operators will be required to provide paper forms to passengers or inform them that these forms…

AirBaltic carries 20% more passengers in November

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Latvian airline airBaltic has transported a total of 4 691 594 or 22% more passengers during the first eleven months of 2019 than in the same period last year to its network spanning Europe, Scandinavia, Russia, CIS and the Middle East. In November 2019, 346 369 passengers travelled with airBaltic and it was a 20% increase compared to last year. Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “2019 has been a very strong year for airBaltic,…

airBaltic carrier reports 22% rise in passenger numbers for ten months

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Latvia’s airBaltic national carrier flew 4.345 mln passengers in the first ten months of 2019, which is an increase of 22% against the same period last year, the company informed LETA. In October, airBaltic carried 470,358 passengers, an increase of 22% against the same period a year ago. During the first ten months of 2019, airBaltic operated 53,458 flights, up 13% against the same period last year. In October 2019,…

EasyJet passengers sit on backless seats

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

The airline has said passengers were not allowed to sit on the faulty row on the packed Luton to Geneva flight. A easyJet passenger has been pictured sitting on a seat that had no back, sparking outrage from social media users. Matthew Harris encountered the “unacceptable” situation as he was flying from Luton to Geneva in Switzerland earlier today. Harris, a tech entrepreneur from Australia, posted a picture of the seats to Twitter which…

Tallink launches Muuga-Vuosaari route between Estonia and Finland for regular passengers

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

The listed Estonian shipper Tallink Grupp on Wednesday starts transporting regular passengers with vehicles on the Muuga-Vuosaari cargo route between Estonia and Finland. The vessel operating on the route is the cargo ship Sea Wind, which services the route the all year round every day of the week, except Saturday, Tallink said. “Sea Wind is a good choice for those passengers with vehicles who want to travel between Estonia and Finland simply,…