Airport news

2015 08 20

Next year SAS will offer new routes to Los Angeles and Miami
SAS is opening three new routes to USA in 2016. The new routes being launched are Los Angeles from Stockholm, Miami from Oslo and Miami from Copenhagen. SAS is also increasing the number of departures from Stockholm to New York and Chicago and between Copenhagen and Shanghai. That means that SAS will now offer over 330,000 additional seats on its intercontinental routes in 2016.

2015 08 18

Vilnius Airport crossed the threshold of two million passengers
On 14 August Vilnius Airport saw off its two millionth passenger – this year such a number of passengers was achieved almost a month earlier compared to the last year. The first million was served in mid-May, and it took only three months to reach the second. In summer Vilnius Airport serves 10.5 thousand passengers on average daily.

2015 08 11

New “AVIS/Budget Lithuania” car rental office was opened in Vilnius airport
A new bigger, more beautiful and more comfortable car rental office opened its doors in Vilnius airport. From now on, instead of one, you’ll find two renowned car rental brands – “Avis” will continue taking pride in helping travelers who value their precious time, consistent service and loyalty. And for customers who put priority on the rental budget, transparency and simplicity of the service, there’s the new “Budget” sales point.

2015 07 23

Vilnius Airport joins forces with the Malteser team to help the disabled
The Order of Malta Relief Organisation providing the transportation service for the disabled “Let’s go” has also started its activities in the area of Vilnius Airport. Therefore, it will be even easier for persons with reduced mobility to travel abroad.

2015 07 22

CONNECT announces Vilnius as 2016 destination
The Airport Agency, creator of CONNECT, is delighted to announce that Lithuanian Airports will be hosting the 13th CONNECT event in Vilnius from 13th – 15th March 2016.

2015 07 15

Lithuanian airports record a 10% growth in passenger traffic over the first six months
After the first six months of 2015 Lithuanian airports record the growth in passenger numbers in Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga by over 10% compared to the same period in 2014. During six months the three air gateways handled over 1.9 million passengers. At this time last year the passenger traffic amounted to 1.7 million.

2015 07 13

Lithuanian Airports: 11% rise in performance over one year after the merger
As shown by a comparison of the first five months of 2014 and 2015, the performance of Lithuanian Airports grew 11% over the first year of joint operation. After the merger, the air gateways of Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga witness the increase in passenger and flight volumes, the growing sales, EBITDA* and the net profit.

2015 06 30

Flights from Vilnius to Odessa already launched
Ukraine International Airlines is expanding its operation in Lithuania with the launch of flights from Vilnius to Odessa starting from 26 June. Flights to the city of Ukraine located on the coast of the Black Sea will be operated twice a week – on Fridays and Sundays until 13 September.

2015 06 25

Transaero company will no longer operate flights from Vilnius
Starting from 15 June, 2015, TransAero Airlines has suspended its flights from Vilnius to Moscow Domodedovo Airport. The airline company operated flights three times a week: on Mondays, Fridays, and Sundays. All flights have been cancelled up till 25th of March, 2016.

2015 06 16

Lithuanian Airports performed a survey on myths that foreign aviation experts believe about the country
Over 60% of foreigners can still be surprised by the fact Lithuanian love pink-coloured soup. Presenting the country with a fun video at the international aviation event Lithuanian Airports had an opportunity to learn the fact. Participants were asked to vote on whether the facts about Lithuania and Lithuanian are true or just a myth. They will be able to test the correctness of their answers next year when one of the most important events of aviation world will be held in Vilnius.

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