In airline news from the Baltic region, Latvia ministers seem to think that Estonian and Latvian national air carriers should merge. Valdis Dombrovskis, Latvia’s Prime Minister, and transportation head Aivis Ronis spoke recently of a Riga central hub serving both countries.
Rail Baltica Will Be Viable Air Travel Alternative
The European Commissioner for Transport Siim Kallas insisted at the weekend that key Rail Baltica project could well become a viable alternative to air travel to the region. Kallas said that project leaders need to show more ambition about the rail line, which will connect the Baltic States as far north as Tallinn with the […]
Baltic Countries Embrace Nordic Identity
The Baltic national identity will surely merge into a Nordic identity within the next twenty years, said the prime ministers of both Latvia and Lithuania at the Lennart Meri Conference last weekend. “We are emphasizing in our development strategies for the next twenty years the need for Baltic countries to catch up and become more […]