The Baltics Today

Ryanair celebrates 1.3 mln customers in Estonia

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, on 6th May celebrated its 1.3 millionth customer on flights to and from Tallinn. The lucky passenger, Päivi Kahusk from Tartu arrived from London Stansted earlier this morning and was greeted by Ryanair and Tallinn Airport management, reported BC Eli...

Wages increased in all Baltic States in 2014

The average gross wage in Latvia recorded the largest increase when compared with other Baltic States, growing 6.8%, reports LETA, according to the latest SEB banka Baltic Household Outlook.

Over half Lithuanian companies geopolitical tensions will not affect business

The first results of the Survey of Lithuania's Non-financial Enterprises shows that most entrepreneurs believe that the events in Ukraine will not affect or insignificantly affect the financial situation and ability to repay loans of the enterprises that they represent. During the study, the head...

Latvian MFA: the Eastern Partnership Summit will be a challenge for the EU

On 5-6 May 2015 in Helsingør and Copenhagen, the Foreign Minister of Latvia, Edgars Rinkevics, took part in the meeting of the Nordic and Baltic (NB8) Foreign Ministers, who discussed the issues of energy security, strategic communication and an independent media environment, the European Union (...

Danske Bank Lithuania pre-tax profit at EUR 4.4 mln in Q1

Danske Bank A/S Lithuania branch earned EUR 4.4 million on its core activities (business and private banking), and the bad debts' provisions decrease was EUR 1.2 million in Q1 of 2015, the bank said in a statement, cites LETA/ELTA.

Trans-Atlantic partners wish to jointly work on improvement of strategic communication skills

A shared challenge for trans-Atlantic partners is improvement of strategic communication skills and the promotion of media freedom and quality, this according to Zanda Kalnina-Lukasevica (Unity), Parliamentary State Secretary for EU Affairs at the Latvian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, during a mee...