Posts tagged as flight

AirBaltic launches flights from Vilnius to Dubrovnik

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

The Latvian airline AirBaltic launched flights between Vilnius and the Croatian resort of Dubrovnik on Monday. Currently, the airline also operates daily direct flights from the Lithuanian capital to Amsterdam, Berlin, Dublin, London, Oslo, Paris, Riga and Tallinn. As European countries are gradually resuming air travel, flights from Lithuanian airports to 70 destinations are set to relaunch over July. Lithuania closed its airspace to passenger flights and halted ferry traffic…

Foreign Ministry warns of end of current repatriation flight arrangements

Thursday, March 26, 2020

Latvia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs is warning Latvians abroad that flights to Rīga over the next few days will likely represent their last chance to return home for quite a while. “In the interests of public health and under conditions of the state of emergency, no state-organised repatriation flights are scheduled to take place after 27 March. At the same time, to enable travellers who are currently in far removed regions with irregular…

Additional flight to Helsinki planned from Tartu Airport

Monday, February 17, 2020

Plans are being discussed to add an additional flight from Tartu Aiport to Helsinki at a more convenient time, but there is little interest in restarting departures to Riga, the Mayor of Tartu said. Mayor of Tartu Urmas Klass said it is seen as a priority for Finnair to add new flights to the route and the city could help support this. “To have another trip would open up new…

Estonian PM, formin commemorate anniversaries of refugee flight, Baltic Way in New York

Monday, September 23, 2019

Estonian Prime Minister Juri Ratas and Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu, along with Lithuania’s Finance Minister Vilius Sapoka and Latvian Ambassador to the UN Andrejs Pildegovics, welcomed the local Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian communities in the New York Estonian House on Sunday to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the great refugee flight and the 30th anniversary of the Baltic Way. In his speech, the prime minister of Estonia recalled that 75…

Russian inspectors to make an observation flight over Lithuania

Tuesday, July 9, 2019

In the framework of the implementation of the international Treaty on Open skies, the Russian Federation is to perform an observation flight on the Russian an-30B surveillance aircraft over the territory of Lithuania. This was announced by the Head of the National Centre for Nuclear Risk Reduction Sergei Ryzhkov. The mission will be carried out from July 8 to July 12 from the Shaulai airfield. The maximum flight range will…

German family finds bullet from Telliskivi shooting in their luggage

Saturday, July 6, 2019

A German family who visited Tallinn in June discovered a bullet among their possessions which had been fired in the course of a shooting spree which led to the murder of a taxi driver. The family did not find the bullet until after they had returned home, ERR’s online news in Estonian reports. In the small hours of Friday, June 21, 30-year-old Raivo Jürimäe approached two taxis on Telliskivi street…

Lithuanian fined RM12k for causing disturbance on flight

Saturday, May 25, 2019

A Lithuanian man was fined RM12,000 by the Magistrate’s Court here on Thursday (May 23) for causing a disturbance on a flight from Muscat, Oman to Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA). Petronis Augustinas, 33, a construction consultant in London, pleaded guilty to threatening a cabin crew member on board Oman Air WY821 on May 19. He also pleaded guilty to the second charge of uttering harsh words and insulting cabin…