Airport news

2016 01 22

Traffic changes near Kaunas airport
Important information for those travelling through Kaunas airport: in late January it shall undergo the renovation of transport traffic system. The objective of these changes is to ensure that the trip to and from Kaunas airport is more convenient by any means of transport while the main addition are the new “Kiss and fly” spots where passengers will be able to exit or enter their vehicles in a short-term parking lot.

2016 01 14

Lithuanian Airports’ records: 4.2 million passengers and 50 thousand flights per year
2015 was a record year for Lithuanian Airports – the number of passengers handled during 12 months significantly exceeded the number of the country’s population and reached 4.2 million. The annual flow of people using the services of Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga airports grew by 11.3%, with more flights received by 5.7%.

2015 12 22

Special attention to passengers at Lithuanian airports
Today Lithuanian airports celebrate their already traditional Client’s Day. This is the third time that Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga airports undertake this initiative: from 4 a.m. to 4 p.m. all airport employees will turn their attention to passengers.

2015 12 17

Send season’s greetings to your family and friends from Lithuanian airports
Lithuanian airports encourage those who travel during the holiday season to share their cosy moments with their loved ones in all corners of the world and invite to send holiday greetings to them free of charge. All you need to do is to write down your greetings on a special postcard at Vilnius, Kaunas or Palanga airport and cast it into a post box.

2015 12 15

Civil Aviation Day with a lesson on airport operations to the elderly
On the occasion of 7 December, known as the International Civil Aviation Day, the Lithuanian airports continue a tradition to open their doors to people of different social groups. Last year the children taken care of by Save the Children organisation took part in the campaign. This year, elderly people from various care homes for the elderly were invited to take a tour in Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga airports.

2015 12 15

Vilnius Airport already handled more than 3 million passengers this year
This year Vilnius Airport had served a record number of passengers. The review of November statistics showed the main air gateway of the country had served over 3 million passengers during 11 months – such result was achieved for the first time in the airport’s history.

2015 12 07

Audio messages on children’s feelings at Vilnius Airport
An interactive installation “The Map of Feelings” arrived at Vilnius Airport today after being previously displayed at Mykolas Žilinskas Art Gallery in Kaunas. Met with a broad public response, the art work featuring an audio recording of emotions expressed by children and youth in various life situations will be on exhibit at the capital's airport until May.

2015 12 03

A new bar at Vilnius Airport will reveal the secrets of pairing beer and food
As the passenger traffic through Vilnius Airport is increasing, the number of places to relax is growing as well. This week the Departures Hall will see the opening of an exclusive beer bar Švyturys which will pair the long-established beer of the brand of the same name and the dishes popular in the world. It will be a place to enjoy quality food and beer as well as to learn about Lithuanian brewing traditions.

2015 11 26

Lithuanian airports celebrate their100th birthday with jazz music
Aviation and jazz – it is a phrase which will accompany the celebration of one of the most important historical dates in Lithuanian aviation at the airports of Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga. As the most important holidays of the year are approaching, three largest Lithuanian airports, joined into a single state enterprise a year ago, remember their symbolic beginning – the establishment of Vilnius Airport began exactly 100 years ago – and invites to celebrate this occasion together.

2015 11 19

SE Lithuanian Airports: what is seen as the result of our operations is merely the tip of the iceberg
What is the real impact of transport on Lithuanian economy: 86, 205 or 869 million euros? The role of aviation sector in the context of national economy is underestimated. Often only the assessment of direct impact is taken into account. Namely, the added value and jobs generated by airports, airlines and companies operating in airports is estimated. However, in the economy two plus two seldom equals four. Thus, straightforward 'accounting' often leads to misguided results.