Airport news

2016 07 20

Two million passengers already served by Vilnius Airport this year
On 20 July Vilnius Airport served its two-millionth passenger - compared to the previous year, this milestone in passenger traffic was achieved almost a month earlier. The airport served one million travellers at the end of April; the threshold of two million passengers was reached in less than three months.

2016 07 19

WIZZ AIR ANNOUNCES NEW ROUTE FROM VILNIUS TO GRENOBLE
Vilnius, 19 July 2016: Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, toady announced further expansion of its route network from Lithuania. The airline will start operating another attractive route from Vilnius to Grenoble in France. The new service will commence on 14 January and operate on Saturdays.  Tickets are already on sale at wizzair.com starting at only EUR 24.99*.

2016 07 15

Lithuanian Airports: annual passenger traffic growth of 14.6 percent
After a record-breaking year of 2015 when Lithuanian Airports serviced 4.2 million passengers and operated 50,000 flights, Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga airports have no intention to stop. The 6-month statistics show that over the period from January through to June, Lithuanian Airports already serviced 2.2 million passengers, i.e. 14.6 percent more than over the same period last year. The number of flights over the same period also grew by 4.2 percent.

2016 06 30

Vilnius Airport welcomed the thirty-millionth passenger
Thirty million passengers have already travelled through Vilnius Airport, Lithuania's main air gateway, during the twenty-five years of its existence. All seventy passengers arriving from Amsterdam with airBaltic became anniversary passengers.

2016 06 29

Even more flights to Spain from Vilnius Airport
Vilnius Airport welcomed another new airline – the Spanish low-cost airline Vueling. It will operate one weekly flight to Barcelona on Wednesdays until 28 September. Over 100 passengers took the first flight from Vilnius.

2016 06 21

Vilnius Airport filled with the smell of fresh-made pastries
From now on Vilnius Airport is filled with the smell of fresh-made pastries - Crustum bakery was opened at the airport. The passengers travelling to non-Schengen countries have already evaluated the new place - according to the bakery employees, there is no shortage of clients.  

2016 06 09

Vilnius Airport invites to support the poor
Vilnius Airport provides an opportunity for its passengers to support the poor - a special box was set up where travellers can leave foodstuffs or cosmetics which are not allowed in hand luggage. In partnership with the charity and support foundation Food Bank (Lith. Maisto bankas), the products collected will be given to the poor.

2016 06 03

Air service launched between Vilnius and Zürich
Last night Vilnius Airport gave a water salute to greet the aircraft of Germania on the occasion of the launch of regular flights on the route Vilnius-Zürich. Air service between Lithuania and Switzerland is re-launched after a pause of eight years.

2016 06 02

Lithuania's Parliament gives green light to airports' concession project
Today, on 2 June, Lithuania's Parliament, the Seimas, approved the draft Law on Concession of the three airports managed by the State Enterprise Lithuanian Airports. The draft law entrusting the management of the air gateways to an operator with a great deal of international experience was submitted by the Ministry of Transport and Communications.

2016 05 30

June to bring new airlines and new routes to Lithuanian airports
Though the summer season in aviation began at the end of March, most of regular seasonal flights at Lithuanian airports will start in June. Vilnius and Palanga airports will each welcome the arrival of two new airlines; flights favoured by travellers will also come back for the summer season.