“The European Commission has today adopted a new decision in the matter of the state aid granted to Nova Ljubljanska Banka (NLB) at the end of 2013, setting a new deadline for the privatization of the bank and adjusting the package of compensatory measures. Slovenia must sell at least 50% plus one share of NLB by the end of 2018 and reduce its holding in NLB to the target of 25% plus one share by the end of 2019. The Ministry of Finance has expressed its satisfaction with the decision.” (Vlada.SI)


“Russia’s national carrier Aeroflot will launch nonstop flights between Moscow’s Sheremetyevo Airport and Ljubljana this coming winter season, starting October 28. Flights will operate on a daily basis with the carrier’s 87-seat Sukhoi Superjet 100 aircraft, featuring twelve seats in business class and the remaining 75 in economy.” (Ex-YU Aviation)