Airport news

2017 01 16

The Tender for Runway Reconstruction in Vilnius Airport was Won by the Company “A.C.B.”
The winner of the tender for Vilnius Airport Runway Reconstruction has been announced. It is a consortium of undertakings led by the company “A.C.B.”. The winner was chosen after evaluating the qualification of the participants of the tender and the compliance of their proposals with the tendering conditions.

2017 01 14

WIZZ AIR STARTS VILNIUS ROUTE TO THE “CAPITAL OF THE ALPS”
Vilnius, 14 January 2017 – Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today launches another exciting route from its Vilnius base. The newest WIZZ service connects the Lithuanian capital with Grenoble in France and, starting today, will operate on Saturdays. Seats on the route are on sale from EUR 19.99* on wizzair.com.

2017 01 12

The Lithuanian Airports Have Presented the Results for the Year 2016: the Number of Passengers Has Surged to Record Levels of 4.8 Million
The year 2016 was the record year for the Lithuanian Airports: 4.8 million passengers were served and the number of flights reached 52 thousand. The greatest increase was demonstrated by Palanga Airport where the number of passengers has surged even by 60 per cent and reached 233 thousand.

2017 01 03

Survey: More than a Half of the Country’s Residents are Aware of the Approaching Reconstruction of the Runway in Vilnius Airport
Vilnius Airport is carefully preparing for the reconstruction of the runway that will take place in summer of the current year, from 14 July to 18 August. To find out how aware the residents of Lithuania are about this and what they think about the project, in 2016 the market research company “Spinter” carried out a survey* of residents on behalf of Lithuanian Airports and discovered that people know about the reconstruction, but only a small part of them have comprehensive information.      

2016 12 30

Useful Information for Travellers: A Change of Carry-on Baggage Requirements
From now on, passengers who are about to depart will not be allowed to have a medical thermometer that contains mercury in their carry-on baggage. This requirement, which was introduced according to the amended Dangerous Goods Regulations of the International Air Transport Association (IATA), came into force in airports worldwide and in Lithuania on 1 January 2017.

2016 12 22

Lithuanian Airports Celebrate Customer Day with Surprises for Passengers
For the third year in a row, on 22 December, Lithuanian Airports celebrate Customer Day. On this occasion, at the airports in all three cities (Vilnius, Kaunas, and Palanga), special attention is given to the passengers throughout the day since early morning.    

2016 12 22

WIZZ AIR ANNOUNCES NEW ROUTE FROM VILNIUS TO GOTHENBURG
Vilnius, 22 December: Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe today announced a new route from Vilnius. The newest WIZZ service connects the Lithuanian capital with Gothenburg, the second largest city of Sweden. The route will commence on 26 March and operate two times a week, on Wednesdays and Sundays.

2016 12 20

Lithuanian Airports Record an Increasing Number of Passengers and Flights
In November, the number of flights and passengers in Lithuanian Airports continued to increase. Compared with the same period last year, the number of passengers in November increased by 14%, and the number of flights increased by 6%. Such rapid growth was significantly influenced by nine new directions from Lithuanian Airports to various cities in Europe.

2016 12 14

Lithuanian Airports Change Traditions: Ideas Instead of Regular Christmas Presents
This year, Lithuanian Airports send season’s greetings to partners and ask them for unusual gifts: instead of traditional holiday gifts, the staff expects ideas that would allow them to improve. Passengers will also be invited to demonstrate their creative imagination and suggest unique ideas to improve the operation of Lithuanian Airports.

2016 12 09

There will be More Passengers from Belarus at Lithuanian Airports
This year, on 22 December, permanent transportation of passengers from Belarus to the airports in Vilnius and Kaunas will begin. These regular daily trips will be carried out by “Ecolines”, the largest international carrier in the Baltic region. According to Lithuanian Airports, although many passengers from the neighbouring country use the services of Lithuanian airports today, regular trips to our country will help to attract even more Belarusians.