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04 Märts
AB “Novaturas” resumes flights from Lithuania to Turkey at the beginning of April
The leading tour operator in the Baltic States “Novaturas” from the 1st of April resumes flights from Lithuania to Turkish resorts. From Vilnius Airport, planes will depart daily to Antalya and Gazipaşa (Alanya).
02 Märts
AB “Novaturas” is finishing refunds for the trips that have been cancelled due to the pandemic
The leading tour operator in the Baltic states AB “Novaturas” is finishing refund process which group-wide amounts to 9.3 million euros. In the first days of March the refunds will reach the last travelers. Refund money have been transferred firstly to those travelers whose trips have been canceled the earliest.
01 Märts
AB “Novaturas” doubles the number of weekly planned flights to Egypt
The leading tour operator in the Baltic States “Novaturas” Group is increasing the Egyptian program. From March, 4 flights per week will be operated from Lithuania and Estonia to the main Egyptian resorts.
17 Veebruar
“Novaturas” Group attracts EUR 10 million worth investment
The leading tour operator in the Baltic States “Novaturas” Group and the State Investment Management Agency has agreed on EUR 10 million investment in the Company's bonds for a period of six years. The agreement was approved by the Company's Board during the meeting, held on the 17th of February. This agreement allows tourism sector leader to implement planned strategic initiatives and ensure financial security in case any possible alterations may occur in the future due to the changing dynamics of the coronavirus.
10 Veebruar
“Novaturas” Group results for 2020: the darkest days - in the past
At the beginning of 2020, coronavirus caused crises led tourism sector to the suspension and forced to fight for survival. All implemented measures and active co-operation with the governments and responsible institutions of the Baltic States, allowed the Company to overcome these challenges.
09 Veebruar
AB “Novaturas” resumes flights from Lithuania to Egypt at the end of February
The leading tour operator in the Baltic States “Novaturas” from the 20th of February resumes flights from Lithuania to Egyptian resorts. Flights to the United Arab Emirates and the Maldives are also included to the February-March holiday destinations program.
22 Jaanuar
AB “Novaturas” accelerates refunding process with the travelers for cancelled trips due to pandemic
The Company informs that all the necessary agreement formalities with “Invega” on an additional EUR 1 million 18 thousand loan have been completed and starting from today the loan money is being transferred to travelers in accordance with submitted refund applications. Refund money will be transferred firstly for the earliest canceled trips. The Company will settle with all travelers before the end of February.
19 Jaanuar
AB “Novaturas” Group resumes flights to Tenerife and Egypt in February 2021
In the first quarter of 2021, the leading tour operator in the Baltic States “Novaturas” Group, resumes flights to the resorts of Tenerife and Egypt. Flights to Tenerife are planned from all Baltic countries, flights to Egypt – currently only from Estonia.
13 Jaanuar
Novaturas Group has agreed on additional EUR 1 mln. 18 ths. loan to refund cancelled trips due to pandemic
The leading tour operator in the Baltic States “Novaturas” Group has agreed on additional EUR 1 million 18 thousand loan received under the Ministry of the Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania and state investment and business guarantee fund “Invega”. This loan will allow the Company to expedite refunds to the travelers whose trips have been cancelled due to the pandemic.
03 Detsember
AB "Novaturas" group guarantee insurance for 2021 - 11 million euros
For 2021, the leading tour operator in the Baltics States “Novaturas” group has secured guarantee and insurance limit of 11 million that ensures the fulfillment of Company’s obligations to travelers.
20 November
The opportunity to postpone the date of the trip in case COVID-19 is positive
Taking into account the growing numbers of coronavirus cases in Europe, the leading tour operator in the Baltics States “Novaturas” group is the first to offer the opportunity to postpone planned trip free of charge in case COVID-19 test is confirmed positive. The travelers will have the flexibility to change the date or duration of their planned trip.
16 November
Preliminary financial results for 10 months of 2020
In October, the leading tour operator in the Baltic States Novaturas Group operated flights to Cyprus and Crete in all markets. Novaturas Group turnover in 2020 October reached EUR 1.9 million and was 91% lower than the same time last year. Cumulative January-October turnover reached EUR 32.3 million and was 80% lower than the corresponding time last year. In October, Novaturas Group served 3.3 thousand clients – 90% less than in the corresponding period last year. During January-September the Company served 47.4 thousand tourists, 82% lower than last year.
12 November
Novaturas Group strengthens its positions in local tourism segment in the Baltic markets
The leading tour operator in the Baltic States Novaturas group is strengthening its positions in local tourism segment in the Baltics and introduces 2021 holiday season.
29 Oktoober
9M 2020 financial results of Novaturas Group: facing COVID-19 reality
Since the first quarter of 2020, tourism sector has been facing and operating in a new reality of constant changes. Due to restrictions caused by the pandemic, only in July the Company was able to partially resume its operations in all Baltic countries.
07 Oktoober
Novaturas in Estonia resumes flights to Crete in October
The leading tour operator in the Baltic States “Novaturas” resumes flights from Estonia to Crete. First flight to Crete is scheduled on the 10th of October. Scheduled flights from Estonia to Cyprus will also be operated in October as planned.
15 September
Preliminary financial results for 6 months of 2020
The leading tour operator in the Baltic States Novaturas Group, has started refunding for the trips that have been cancelled due to the pandemic in July. Up to date, the Company has refunded EUR 4.3 million group wide.
24 August
The new chairman of the Board was elected
Virginijus Lepeška, an independent member, was elected as the chairman of the Board of the Company during the board meeting on Monday, August 24. The Board is elected for four years and consists of 5 members, of which 2 are independent.
21 August
Novaturas Group has agreed on EUR 1 mln. long-term loan so the refunds for cancelled trips could be fulfilled faster
The leading tour operator in the Baltic States Novaturas Group has agreed on a EUR 1 million long-term loan received under the Ministry of the Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania and state investment and business guarantee fund Invega. The Company intends to use it to refund cancelled trips due to pandemic.
07 August
Novaturas Group strengthens its position in customer service
The leading tour operator in the Baltic States Novaturas Group strengthens its relations with customers and takes over the core business of its subsidiary “Sofa Travel“. This decision enables the Company to centralize customer service processes, make them more efficient and improve customer experience. The process itself will not affect the clients.
30 Juuli
6M 2020 financial results of Novaturas Group: COVID-19 caused a net loss of EUR 2.2 m, ready for the new reality
Novaturas Group successfully started the beginning of 2020, but later on, with the global tourism industry faced the unprecedented impact of COVID-19. Due to the restrictions caused by the pandemic, the Company suspended its operations from mid-March to July, which had a negative impact on the financial results.
22 Juuli
Novaturas group strengthens the management team
The largest tour operator in the Baltics strengthens its management team. Olga Belova with accumulated extensive experience in marketing is joining the company as Chief Marketing Officer.
20 Juuli
Novaturas group offers holidays in all Baltic countries
The largest tour operator in the Baltic States after introducing new product – local tourism, from now on invites travelers to plan their holidays in all the Baltic states.
15 Juuli
Preliminary financial results for 6 months of 2020
Due to the restrictions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, Novaturas Group has suspended organized tours in June. At the same time last year, the Company's turnover amounted to EUR 16.6 million, the number of customers served amounted to 31.8 thousand.
30 Juuni
Changes in the management structure
According to the proposals submitted by the shareholders, the management structure has been changed by eliminating the Supervisory Board of the Company. The Company as of today has one collegial body - the Board, to which part of the supervisory functions would be delegated. The Board consist of 5 members, of which 2 are independent. The previous members of the Board form a team of the Company's top executives.
23 Juuni
Proposed changes in the management structure
The shareholders have submitted a proposal to change the management structure of the Company by eliminating the Supervisory Board of the Company. This proposal will be discussed in the General Meeting of Shareholders to be held on the 30th of June. The company would have only one collegial body - the board, to which part of the supervisory functions would be delegated. The Board would consist of 5 members, of which at least 1/3 would be independent. The current members of the Board would form a team of the Company's top executives.
12 Juuni
Novaturas in Lithuania has agreed on EUR 5 mln. long-term loan
Today Novaturas Group in Lithuania has agreed on a EUR 5 million long-term loan received under the state investment and business guarantee fund Invega measure "Guarantees for portfolio loans". The Company intends to use it for the implementation of various liquidity measures and will also seek to start refunds for customers in Lithuania whose trips have been cancelled due to COVID-19 as soon as possible
05 Juuni
Novaturas Group announces its 3 new shareholders
Following the withdrawal of the Central European Tour Operator from the shareholders on 2nd June, the management of Novaturas Group received notifications from three new investors.
04 Juuni
First flights to Greece and Bulgaria start already in July

Following the list of countries announced by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania that are free from mandatory 14-day self-isolation after visiting them, we are renewing our charter flights to popular and already very well-known holiday destinations - Greece (Crete and Rhodes), Bulgaria. Flights to these countries are scheduled from the very first days of July. We hope that with the easing of restrictions, we will be able to offer our customers flights to more holiday destinations. Sightseeing trips to European countries are also planned to be renewed in the near future.
01 Juuni
Novaturas Group has agreed with the bank to delay liabilities
Today Novaturas Group agreed with Luminor bank (AB Luminor) to delay payments of a long-term loan and extend the overdraft.
28 Mai
Novaturas in Latvia has agreed on EUR 1 mln. liquidity loan
Novaturas Group in other Baltic markets continues the dialogue with state institutions on potential support measures for the tourism business affected by the restrictions caused by COVID-19. 
26 Mai
Novaturas Group introduces a new service - local tourism
Adapting to the situation caused by COVID-19 and changes in the tourism industry, Novaturas Group introduces a new service - leisure holidays and sightseeing trips in Lithuania. As neighboring countries continue to ease restrictions, the Company also expects to offer travelers holidays in other Baltic states in the nearest future.
29 Aprill
Novaturas Group financials for Q1 2020: affected by the COVID-19 outbreak
The first quarter of 2020 was marked by extraordinary circumstances for the entire tourism sector with the global travel business being affected by the COVID-19 virus. After successfully starting the year, Novaturas Group has faced the spread of the virus from mid-February, which affected the company's financial results.
03 Aprill
2020. aasta 2 kuu esialgsed finantstulemused ja ajakohastatud teave COVID-19 mõjust ettevõttele
Novaturas grupi käive ulatus 2020. aasta veebruaris 10,2 miljoni euroni ja oli viis protsenti suurem, kui eelmise aasta samal ajal. Jaanuari-veebruari kogukäive ulatus 18,9 miljoni euroni ehk oli üks protsent vähem kui 2019. aasta samal perioodil.
03 Aprill
Muudatused Novaturase nõukogus ja juhatuses
Alates 1. aprillist asub Novaturase kommertsdirektori ja juhatuse liikme kohale Ieva Galvydiene. Endine kommertsdirektor ja juhtatuse liige Birutė Čepanskienė lahkub ametist isiklikel põhjustel.
11 Veebruar
Novaturas grupp lõpetas 2019. aasta kasumispurdiga
Reisikorralduse valdkonna eelmist aastat Baltimaades iseloomustab tugevnenud konkurents ja muutlikest ilmaoludest tingitud tavapärasest veidi erinev tarbijakäitumine. Need tingimused on mõjutanud kõiki turismiettevõtteid, sealhulgas Novaturas gruppi ja peegelduvad 2019. aasta esimese üheksa kuu majandustulemustes.
02 Detsember
Novatours võtab üle Aurinko reisikorralduse Eestis
Baltimaade juhtiva reisikorraldaja Novaturas grupi Eesti tütarettevõte, Novatours OÜ võtab alates järgmisest aastast üle Aurinko Eesti talvehooaja reisiportfelli. Eesti üks tuntuimaid reisikorraldajaid - lennufirma Finnair tütarettevõte Aurinko teatas Eesti turult lahkumisest tänavu septembris.
31 Oktoober
Novaturas 9M 2019 financial results: challenging period ends with indicators of sustainable growth
Novaturas Group’s 9M 2019 financial results were affected by fierce competition coupled with softer demand for outbound trips due to hot summer weather in the Baltics. This precipitated oversupply on the marketplace, thereby affecting the profitability of tour operators. In turn, Novaturas expects to generate robust results in the 2019/2020 winter season. Early bookings for next year’s summer season also look promising.
22 Oktoober
“Novatours” was recognised as one of the best companies in Estonia
Estonian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, promoting strong and business friendly environment in the country, yearly awards the most competitive and accomplished companies in different industries. Tour operator “Novatours” Estonia was named as the most competitive company in tourism industry.
25 September
Regarding tour operator “Thomas Cook“ collapse
The news of the collapse of British tour operator “Thomas Cook“ has brought some chaos and uncertainty among the travelers community and tourism companies. To reassure our clients, partners and investors we want to highlight that “Thomas Cook“ is not AB “Novaturas“ partner.
05 September
Let’s be responsible: Baltic Sea seals need your help
Every year an increasing number of injured birds and seals that have suffered from human activities are found along the coast of Baltic Sea. As well as more than 20 stray and exhausted seals pups. Affected animals are being treated at the Lithuanian sea museum, even though there are no specialized facilities for their treatment and rehabilitation. Tour operator “Novaturas” is starting a partnership with the Lithuanian sea museum and is launching a fundraising campaign to establish a modern Baltic sea animals rehabilitation center.
04 September
The launch of summer 2020 holiday season
The end of the summer brings out nostalgic thoughts about already experienced holidays and inspires to think about the upcoming ones. Holiday planning is exciting and challenging at the same time - how to spend less and have a none the less quality vacations? One of the most effective ways to do so – purchase next year‘s vacations during early bookings.
20 August
AB “Novaturas“ among the Lithuanian business leaders
This year Lithuanian business news portal „Verslo Žinios“ has introduced three Lithuanian business leaders ratings: “TOP 1000 Lithuanian companies“, “Lithuanian Business Leaders 500“ (LVL 500) and “Service Sector Leaders 2018“, where the biggest Lithuanian companies are ranked by certain criteria: business growth, operational efficiency, employee benefits, transparency, contribution to the development of the business community while sharing the expertise. AB “Novaturas“ is on all three leaderboards.
09 August
The launch of ticket sales to Tokyo Olympic games
If you wish to support LTeam members from the tribunes of the world’s most important sports event and at the same time visit the land of the rising sun, you should start planning your trip now. AB “Novaturas” launches ticket sales for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Monday (the 12th of August 2019).
31 Juuli
Novaturas announces its half-year 2019 financial results: stable sales, profitability under pressure
During the first half of 2019, in the increasingly competitive market environment, Novaturas Group managed to attract 1.9% more customers and increase its revenue by 3.8% compared to the first half of the previous year. However, the oversupply on the market, which has been lingering since 2018, affected the profitability of the Group, as well as the entire sector’s.
30 Aprill
Novaturas announces its Q1 2019 financial results
Novaturas Group recorded a 9.2% y/y growth in the number of clients served during the first quarter of 2019, strengthening its position as the leading tour operator in the Baltic states. In the increasingly competitive market environment, the Group managed to increase its revenue by 11.5% compared to the first quarter of the previous year.
28 Veebruar
Novaturas Group with special prize from Warsaw Stock Exchange
The Warsaw Stock Exchange awarded Novaturas Group a special prize for last year’s dual-listing on the stock exchanges in Warsaw and Vilnius. The award was presented to Novaturas CEO Audronė Keinytė during the 2018 Stock Market Review Gala on 26 February 2019.
20 Veebruar
Novaturas Group records sound financial results for 2018 despite challenging market conditions
Novaturas Group’s revenue for 2018 reached almost EUR 182 million and was 29% higher than in 2017. Last year’s EBITDA amounted to EUR 8 million, compared to EUR 10.6 million a year earlier, and the consolidated net profit stood at EUR 5.4 million vs. EUR 8.2 million in 2017. The Group’s profitability was affected by abnormal weather conditions in all Baltic countries during the summer season and additional costs incurred in Q4 2018 related to the replacement of troubled Small Planet Airlines as the Group’s aviation partner in Lithuania.
06 Veebruar
Stock exchange event of the year – the debut of “Novaturas”
This week Nasdaq has announced the winners of the “Nasdaq Baltic Awards 2019“. For the first time stakeholders were also honored for their contributions to the sustainable growth of the Baltic capital markets. The largest tour operator in the Baltics, “Novaturas”, has been awarded for its debut in the Baltic Main market in Lithuania.
07 Detsember
The easiest way to get your dream vacation
A journey is probably the best gift for any occasion all year round. Therefore, as the most important holidays of the year are approaching, “Novaturas”, a leading tour operator in the Baltics, made sure that dream vacation gift would be easily accessible to everyone. The company started working with the largest ticket distributor in the country "". From now on “Novaturas” special gift vouchers for dream holidays are easy to get online.

28 November
“Novaturas“ implements plan "B" - scheduled flights will be executed as planned
Based on the information published by the competent civil aviation authorities, charter flights company „Small Planet Airlines“ proved to be unable to fulfill its contractual obligations, therefore AB „Novaturas“ is forced to use the plan "B".
27 November
“Novaturas” – Authorised Ticket Reseller (ATR) for Tokyo Olympic games
This week the Lithuanian National Olympic Committee (LNOC) and tour operator “Novaturas” has signed agreement, having become an official Olympic carrier of the Lithuanian delegation and fans.
07 November
Novaturas Grupi müügitulu kasvas esimese kolme kvartali vältel 30 protsenti, reisijate arv tõusis samal ajal 32 protsenti. Kasumlikkust mõjutasid peamiselt ilmastikutingimused
Varssavi (WSE) ja Vilniuse Nasdaqi börsil noteeritud Baltimaade suurim reisikorraldaja Novaturas müügitulu kasvas 2018 aasta esimese üheksa kuuga 30 protsenti ehk 140,2 miljoni euroni. Selle perioodi jooksul kasutas Novaturas Grupi teenuseid 243 600 reisijat, mis on 32 protsenti rohkem võrreldes 2017 aasta sama ajaga, mil reisijate arv oli 233 500.
08 August
Novaturas suurendas poolaasta kasumit ligi 36 protsenti
Selle aasta märtsist Varssavi (WSE) ja Vilniuse Nasdaqi börsil noteeritud reisikorraldaja Novaturas grupi (tegutseb Eestis ja Lätis Novatoursi nime all) müügitulu kasvas 2018 aasta esimeses pooles, võrreldes 2017 aasta sama ajaga, ligi 43 protsenti ehk 80,2 miljoni euroni, tugevdades sellega oma turuliidri positsiooni Baltikumis. Grupi EBITDA ulatus kuue kuu kokkuvõttes 5,9 miljoni euroni ja puhkaskasum üle 4,4 miljoni euro, kasvades aastaga vastavalt ligi 36 protsenti ja 24 protsenti.
16 Juuli
Novaturase kuue kuu müügitulu kasvas 43 protsenti
Selle aasta märtsist Varssavi (WSE) ja Vilniuse Nasdaqi börsil noteeritud Baltimaade suurim reisikorraldaja Novaturas müügitulu kasvas 2018 aasta esimese kuue kuu jooksul võrreldes 2017 aasta esimese poolaastaga 43 protsenti ehk 80,2 miljoni euroni. Novaturas grupi teenuseid kasutas selle aasta esimesel poolel 134 500 reisihuvilist, mis on 42 protsenti rohkem kui eelmise aasta samal ajal.
27 Juuni
Novaturas pärjati Ventura auhinnagalal kahe auhinnaga
Baltimaade juhtiva reisikorraldaja Novaturas gruppi suurim osanik Enterprise Investors andis Novaturasile üle auhinna „Kõige dünaamilisem äriühing Enterprise Investorsi portfellis“; Novaturas grupi peadirektor Linas Aldonis sai aasta juhi tunnustuse.
09 Mai
Novaturas dynamically increases sales and improves profitability
Novaturas, the largest tour operator in the Baltic states, listed on the Warsaw Stock Exchange and Nasdaq Vilnius since March this year, recorded 49% y/y growth in sales in the first quarter of 2018. The Group’s EBITDA reached EUR 1.3 million and net profit was over EUR 0.9 million, denoting in both instances growth by several times from the same period last year.
20 Märts
Novaturas siseneb Varssavi ja Vilniuse börsidele 21. märtsil
Baltikumi suurima reisikorraldaja Novaturas aktsiad noteeritakse Varssavi börsil (WSE) ja Vilniuse Nasdaqi börsil alates 21. märtsist 2018.
08 Märts
Novaturase aktsia avaliku pakkumise hind on 10,5 eurot
Ettevõtte turukapitalisatsioon on IPO-le tuginedes 82 miljonit eurot
07 Märts
Novaturas suurendas oma suviste reisipakkumiste mahtu
Baltimaade suurim reisikorraldaja Novaturas otsustas suurendada 2018. aasta suvepakkumiste mahtu mullusega võrreldes 30 protsendi võrra.
26 Veebruar
Novaturas avalikustab prospekti ja alustab aktsiate avalikku pakkumist
Balti riikide suurim reisikorraldaja Novaturas avalikustas aktsiate avaliku pakkumise prospekti ning teatas kavatsusest taotleda oma aktsiate kauplemisele võtmist nii Varssavi börsil (WSE) kui ka Vilniuse Nasdaqi börsil.
23 Veebruar
Novaturase prospekt on kinnitatud
Leedu Keskpank kinnitas 23. veebruaril 2018 Baltimaade suurima reisikorraldaja Novaturase, mille aktsionärid kavatsevad korraldada aktsiate avaliku pakkumise ja taotleda oma aktsiate kauplemisele võtmist nii Varssavi börsil (WSE) kui ka Vilniuse Nasdaqi börsil, prospekti. Kinnitatud prospektist on teavitatud Poola finantsjärelevalve asutust ja Eesti Finantsinspektsiooni. Ettevõte avalikustab prospekti 26. veebruaril 2018.
14 Veebruar
Novaturas kinnitab kavatsust korraldada aktsiate avalik pakkumine ja viia aktsiad nii Varssavi börsile kui ka Vilniuse Nasdaqi börsile
Novaturas grupp näitas 2017. aastal tugevaid majandustulemusi ja häid näitajaid varajastes broneeringutes 2018. aastaks
17 Jaanuar
2018. aasta kujuneb ajalooliselt Balti riikide rahvastele reisimise aastaks
Novatours grupi teatel on eeloleva suvehooaja reiside nõudlus varajaste tellijate hulgas rekordkõrgusel. Puhkusereiside populaarsuse kasvu näitab ka pühadeaegne reisijate arv - paljud Baltimaade elanikest veetsid aastavahetuse puhkusereisil, olid äsja reisilt koju jõudnud või planeerisid uut reisi.