What market is most developing last few years from Baltics? The answer is easy – Ukraine. What is the history of flights between Baltics and Ukraine? Historically, it was kind of tradition – three Baltic national carriers operating to Kiev Borispyl airport: Estonian Air from Tallinn, airBaltic from Riga and flyLAL from Vilnius. There were […]
Has Nordica lost competition for Tallinn and what are they going to do next?
Estonian government have (had?) a clear strategy: they want to have a national carrier. Estonia is a small market and national carrier gives benefits for country securing connectivity with most important destinations at good times and bad times. Commitment for national carrier from government is amazing. At the end of 2015, EU ruled Estonian Air […]
Qatar Airways announced flights to Tallinn, but will it ever happen?
In March 2018, during ITB Berlin, which is one of the bigest tourism shows in the world, Qatar Airways announced bunch of new routes to be opened in 2018-2019. The list is quite long and includes many interesting destinations from Luxembourg and Lisbon to Cebu and Da Nang. In total, list includes 14 destinations. One […]
British Airways is leaving Baltics (again): Heathrow to Tallinn will be suspended
Back in 2016, Lithuanians and Latvians became jealous to Estonia (there are many examples of jealousy to Estonians – maybe that’s the reason of many jokes about them): back then, British Airways announced they will start flights from Heathrow airport to Tallinn airport in spring 2017. Even this was only 2 weekly route, but, c’mon! […]
Average aircraft landing in Vilnius is 40%+ larger than Tallinn
There is one quite big difference in Tallinn Airport comparing to Vilnius Airport – average aircraft size being used. The reason is because of a higher share of low-cost carriers in Vilnius Airport. The higher share of low costs – bigger a/c used on average. Thats why Kaunas Airport beats any other airport in Baltics. Riga […]