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20.04.2015 -LETA "airBaltic" launches flights from Riga to Aalborg

The Latvian national airline "airBaltic" has launched a new route between Riga and Aalborg, Denmark, the airline informed LETA. Christophe Viatte, CEO of "airBaltic" says that Aalborg is the airline's third...

20.04.2015 -LETA 7.3% increase in the number of foreign travelers visiting Latvia last year

In 2014, as compared to 2013, the number of foreign travelers has increased by 7.3 percent, according to the data of Central Statistical Bureau (CSB). Foreign travelers crossed the border of Latvia 6.2...

10.04.2015 -LETA Despite political/economic situation, Jurmala projects increase in tourist numbers this year - Mayor Truksnis

Despite the tense political/economic situation, the Jurmala City Council nevertheless projects an increase in tourist numbers this year, Jurmala Mayor Gatis Truksnis (Greens/Farmers) told Latvian Television...

10.04.2015 -LETA European Space Expo to visit Riga in May

With information on the achievements of the EU space program, a domed pavilion from the European Space Expo will visit Riga from April 30 to May 10, and will be open to the public free of charge. The...

19.03.2015 -LETA "Taboo" from "The Black Eyed Peas" to perform at "Coyote Fly"

"Taboo", founding member of the American pop, hip hop, and alternative rap band "The Black Eyed Peas", will perform at Riga's nightclub "Coyote Fly" on April 18. "Taboo" is recognized not only as the band's...

12.03.2015 -LETA Besides Robert Plant, "Placebo" and "Kasabian" also set to perform at "Positivus" festival

Besides Robert Plant, the celebrated British bands "Placebo" and "Kasabian" have also confirmed their participation in the "Positivus" festival this summer, as the organizers of the festival told LETA....

12.03.2015 -LETA ''Ryanair'' planning on unveiling new Riga-Berlin route in October

Irish low-fare airline ''Ryanair'' is planning on unveiling a new route between Riga and Berlin, the airline informed LETA. The new Riga-Berlin route will commence on October 27 and will operate once a day...

12.03.2015 -LETA Airport Riga now capable of ensuring flights during foggy weather conditions

From the fifth of March, the newly constructed lighting system CAT II has been officially put into operation at Riga International Airport. The airport informed LETA that it will contribute to flight safety...

12.03.2015 -LETA "Ryanair" осенью откроет новый маршрут из Риги в Берлин

Авиакомпания-дискаунтер "Ryanair" осенью планирует открыть новый маршрут из Риги в Берлин, сообщили агентству ЛЕТА в авиакомпании. Ежедневные полеты планируется начать 27 октября. Продажа билетов на рейсы...

03.03.2015 -LETA Substantial increase in visits to Latvian museums last year

The number of visits to Latvian museums increased by 268,000 last year, reaching a total of 2.921 million visits, LETA was informed by the Ministry of Culture. The ministry's Museum Department points out...

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