News

2014 27 November,
The “ANSPs IDP implementation” project represents the ANSPs coordinated approach to the implementation of the activities included into the IDP (Interim Deployment Programme). The action, funded within the TEN-T framework, aims at producing coordinated implementation activities with the engagement of the major Air Navigation Service Providers in Europe targeting the improvement of the network performance and end users benefits.
2014 03 November,
To discuss issues on air traffic in the Baltic region there was a conference organized on October 17-18 in Tallinn (Estonia). Latvia was represented by the State Joint Stock company „Latvijas gaisa satiksme” (further in text – LGS). Alfrēds Miķelsons, Head of Air Traffic Management department of LGS points that the conference was dedicated to three main issues – airspace structure data, automated data transmission systems, as well as possible change of Moscow airspace zoning in Russia.
2014 08 October,
Latvian airline airBaltic together with its consortium partners AirbusProSky and Latvijas Gaisa Satiksme completed the AMBER project under the Atlantic Interoperability Initiative to Reduce Emissions (AIRE)., reported BC vice president of corporate communications at airBaltic Janis Vanags.
2014 08 September,
To be more effective in implementation of trends of European aviation industry and to reach the targets of the SES, LGS and EANS signed a Memorandum of Cooperation in august of 2014. This is to provide cooperation in information exchange on development, research, project management and environmental protection issues as well as common understanding and harmonized approach towards air navigation services provision and air space use.
2014 04 September,
State Joint Stock Company "Latvijas gaisa satiksme" and State Company with Limited Liability „LATVIJAS VIDES, ĢEOLOĢIJAS UN METEOROLOĢIJAS CENTRS” have concluded on a long term co-operation and signed an agreement on provision of aviation meteorological information for civil aviation in the airports Riga, Liepāja, Ventspils and Jurmala. The agreement will come into force on January 1, 2015 and will be valid through 5 years.
2014 12 August,
On August 05, 2014, State Joint Stock Company Latvijas gaisa satiksme (LGS) and State Border Guard signed an Agreement to facilitate the procedures of data provision and sharing.In accordance to the Agreement LGS will support State Border Guard in the achievement of its objectives.
2014 31 July,
Avinor – our valued NEFAB Norwegian partner has demerged its Air Navigation Services Division, establishing it as a wholly owned subsidiary of Avinor. The subsidiary will be an integral part of the group, but the establishment ensures clearly separated economies between air navigation services and other operations in Avinor.LGS welcomes and supports these changes serving in the best interests of Avinor, its customers and employees, Norwegian and North-European aviation in general.
2014 29 July,
In accordance with the EC Regulation 1070/2009 - Improving the Performance of European Aviation System of October 21, 2009 all EU Member States should have implemented their functional airspace blocks (FABs) by 4 December 2012.The North European Functional Airspace Block (NEFAB) formed by Estonia, Latvia, Norway and Finland as well as DK/SE Functional Airspace Block uniting Denmark and Sweden are the only FABs meeting the requirements of the EC regulation.On this basis the European Commission may issue an Infringement Procedure towards the countries that have not fulfilled the requirements of the Regulation in accordance with Article 258 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union.
2014 20 June,
18 June 2014 LGS AIS has launched a new service "GIS on-line eTOD" which allows portraying aerodrome terrain and obstacle data in form of the electronic data set as specified in latest ICAO provisions.
2014 18 June,
On Tuesday, June 17 the Cabinet of Ministers supported the instruction to invest the LGS profit of the year 2013 into its ongoing and scheduled projects
2014 06 June,
Mr Davids Taurins, LGS Chairman of the Board and Chairman of Air Navigation Services Board (ANSB) of EUROCONTROL had a meeting with Mr Haydar Yalçin, President of the Provisional Council of EUROCONTROL, EUROCONTROL Director General Mr Frank Brenner and general director of The Directorate General of Turkish Civil Aviation (DGCA) Mr Bilal Eksi.
2014 16 May,
In preparation for the Second Reference Period (RP2) the annual consultation meeting with representatives of IATA (International Air Transport Association) was held in Riga. The meeting was attended by representatives from IATA, the Ministry of Transport, SJSC „Latvijas gaisa satiksme”, „Riga” airport, "Latvian Environment, Geology and Meteorology Centre" and the Civil Aviation Agency. They discussed Latvian aviation industry and Air Traffic Management efficiency and gave an exchange of views about the industry’s most important issues. SJSC „Latvijas gaisa satiksme” presented their financial performance and investment plans.
2014 16 May,
BA (Banku augstskola) School of Business and Finance lectors of the Department of entrepreneurship and IT visited SJSC “Latvijas gaisa satiksme”. BA is one of the leading, self financing business schools in Latvia. It was founded in 1992 as Banking College under the Bank of Latvia and in 1997 it was accredited as Higher Educational Institution, today known as BA School of Business and Finance
2014 02 April,
In order to ensure the overall quality training services for both local and foreign aviation industry professionals, VAS "Latvijas gaisa satiksme" (LGS) signed an agreement on cooperation with JSC "Riga Aviation Institute" (RAI) on the 18th of March 2014.
2014 01 April,
Concept of Operations and Terms of Reference Phase 2 for North European Free Route Airspace (NEFRA) Programme were signed during the CEO Board meeting on 24 March in Stockholm. Air navigation service providers of NEFAB (Avinor, EANS, Finavia and LGS) and DK-SE FAB (LFV and Naviair) signed these key documents and thus agreed on the further development of the NEFRA Programme started in May 2013.
2014 27 March,
Mr. Dāvids Tauriņš, CEO of State Joint Stock Company Latvijas gaisa satiksme (LGS) and Mr. Massimo Garbini, CEO of ENAV had a meeting to discuss cooperation opportunities between LGS and ENAV in technological, training and other areas.
2014 14 March,
Mr Dāvids Tauriņš, Chairman of the Board of the SJSC „Latvijas Gaisa Satiksme” (LGS) is now elected Chairman of the Air Navigation Services providers Board (ANSB). Elections were held in Brussels and Mr Tauriņš will hold this position for the next two years.