Battleground for two giants: the Baltic Airline market

  • 2006-05-03
  • By Maik Huettinger
For more than a year now, Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia have gained immensely from European discount airlines such as Wizzair, Easyjet, Ryanair and AirBerlin. And today, a more challenging development has begun: a strategic re-orientation of the traditional airline market. The Baltics have long had a historical connection to Scandinavia, and the airline market is just one example. Scandinavian Airlines System (SAS) has operated with Estonian Airlines and Latvia's AirBaltic since the early 1990s. Therefore, it would seem only logical for them to take control over Lithuanian Airlines, the t...
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