Silence surrounding dismissal of Tartu airport head
The head of an airport is fired over breach of work discipline in connection with health problems. It is probable health problems of Juhan-Johhen Ross were less than ordinary.
17.10.2016, Nils NiitraPM
Editorial: a late birthday gift to Savchenko
On May 11th, Nadezhda Savchenko turned 35. Today, she got the best birthday present a political prisoner could ever wish for - her freedom.
Russian stunt pilot: aviation «meaning of life» for Raivo Susi
A Russian stunt pilot paints Estonian businessman Raivo Susi, held in Moscow for third month accused in espionage, as a guy living for aviation. He deems the incident to be strange indeed.
27.04.2016, Jaanus PiirsaluPM
The question was when, not whether
«You going to Brussels?» asks the lady at car rental counter in Calais, France. Her accent is strong but the English pretty much okay, otherwise. «Brussels is besieged!»
23.03.2016, Juhan MellikPM
Cyborgs in Ukrainian war: meet defender of Donetsk airport
Donetsk airport, early morning of January 20th. The thick fog is hindering visibility. Guarding the terminal penetrated with many a bullet and blast, an Ukrainian serviceman Oleksandr Gudim is eyeing an increasingly watery blanket of snow and the dreary weather. Gut feeling says it's going to be bad: «Don't like it at all.» Within a few steps behind a wall, the separatists are preparing for fresh attack.
29.12.2015, Georgi BeltadzePM
Clients complain over flights in clunkers
To summarise the opening month of new national airline Nordic Aviation Group, an Estonian aviation specialist said it best: he'd not sit in these clunkers. The passengers are grumpy but the staff of Nordic seeks to soothe – come January, being constantly late and having hair stand on end in air will be history.
03.12.2015, Liis VelskerPM
International airport idea near Narva faces Russia fear headwinds
Citing security concerns, interior ministry hesitates to award border and customs control operations to the tiny Olgina Airfield near Narva which wishes to receive private planes flown by Russia's rich.
14.10.2015, Andres ReimerPM
Sister and brother battle bother on border
A daily task for Estonia's border guards is phone calls to parents from airport to check if it's okay for their kids to leave the country - the mom and dad have forgotten to «attach» a letter of permission. But even that may not suffice, as a paper acceptable in Estonia may spell suspicion in child abduction to an adult escort elsewhere.
14.08.2015, Oliver KundPM
Pilots sue Avies to get paid
Two dozen pilots fired by the airline Avies at end of last year have had recourse to Tallinn court to demand payment by former employer of several months’ back wages.
08.04.2015, Andres ReimerPM
Private pilots want to keep Estonian as radio communication language
The chairman of the Estonian Private Pilots Association, Raul Reap, hopes that a constructive dialogue will take place between the aviation sector and the government in the future and that the Estonian language will not disappear from radio communications.
Photo reporting by Jaanus Piirsalu: life at check-point Bridge
Dwelling for three days at Kamikaze-post in the heart of Eastern-Ukrainian warzone, Postimees reporter Jaanus Piirsalu ventured to shoot some pictures of a strategic nearby check-point Bridge – under the half-finished Donetsk roundabout.
05.02.2015, Jaanus PiirsaluPM
Personal battlefront wisdom: main thing’s staying alive!
Again, the silence felt way too long. None of us was overly keen to venture outside, to smoke or even to ease oneself. Better to patiently endure...
04.02.2015, Jaanus PiirsaluPM
Smartlynx to launch Tallinn-Dubai charter line
Charter airline Smartlynx is to launch on Dec. 27 in cooperation with travel agencies Teztour and Novatours the airline's longest direct flight from Tallinn to Dubai.
Era of drone freedom is over
Today, Estonian Civil Aviation Administration enforced rules regarding where and how high unmanned aircraft may be flown over our land. The rules are aimed at avoiding accidents. In times that lie ahead, done pilots may come under police surveillance.
02.10.2014, Oliver KundPM
Estonia will temporarily restore border check on internal borders
In connection with the visit of Mr Barack Obama, the President of the United States of America, Estonia will temporarily restore border check on internal borders.
During Obama visit, the wise will walk
Better not take a car to Tallinn city centre next Wednesday.
28.08.2014, Andres EinmannPM
Foreign Visitors Survey began at border crossing points
On 1 August, Statistics Estonia launched the Foreign Visitors Survey at the border crossing points of Estonia. The survey will be held until the middle of September and aims to determine the expenditures incurred by foreign visitors in Estonia, their travel motivation and behaviour, and satisfaction.
Галерея и видео: на фестивале Airport Jam красотки так двигали ягодицами, что все засматривались
На этих жарких выходных, с 25 по 27 июля, в волости Ридала Ляэнемааского уезда проходит фестиваль клубной музыки Airport Jam.
Kross briefly detained, in Bulgaria
On Tuesday afternoon, Bulgarian authorities arrested IRL vice chairman Eerik-Niiles Kross at Sofia airport for a couple of hours. After intervention by Estonian foreign minister Urmas Paet, he was released and let go.
17.04.2014, News.postimees.ee / BNSPM
Tallinn Airport sees passenger numbers down 11.4 pct on year in June
Tallinn Airport served 199,828 passengers in June, 11.4 percent less than the year before.
Parking price up at Tallinn Airport
Since mid-April, people headed for the planes have to plan much more money for parking their cars at Tallinn Airport.
Hansabuss to close bus route between central Tallinn, airport
Citing low demand, the private operator Hansabuss has announced closure of the bus route 90K between the Tallinn airport, the city center and the port at the beginning of March.