Estonia: Elron conducts first test run to Turba

Eesti Liinirongid AS, the Estonian state-owned operator of passenger trains operating under the Elron brand, has successfully conducted its first test trip on a new stretch of rail from Riisipere to Turba. Regular rail traffic will begin serving Turba on December 8. “There will be altogether 11 trains per day in each direction between Turba…

Ukraine: freight railway tariffs to be cut

Ukrmetprom President Oleksandr Kalenkov says freight railway tariffs should be reduced by 10% in Ukraine under the current crisis conditions. “Amid the crisis in all industries in global markets, we need to consider the issue of lowering Ukrzaliznytsia’s tariffs by 10%, that is to set such a precedent. This will give an additional incentive to…

Ukraine: SkyUp opens base at Zaporizhzhia airport

SkyUp, a Ukrainian low-cost airline, has opened a new base at the Zaporizhzhia International Airport and intends to expand its flight geography, including from Zaporizhzhia city, CEO Yevhen Khainatskyi stated at a meeting held at Zaporizhzhia City Council on November 14. “SkyUp continues to expand the announced program from regions. In particular, the airline launched…