Airport news

2017 02 22

The agreement was signed with Vilnius Airport runway reconstruction contractors
Lithuanian Airports signed Vilnius Airport runway reconstruction works contract with the consortium of the companies led by the Latvian company A.C.B. A contractor will have 35 days - from July 14 to August 18 - to carry out the runway reconstruction. Preparatory works will begin in March, whereas the whole reconstruction is planned to be finished at the end of autumn, 2017.  

2017 02 02

Ryanair celebrates 10 million customers in Lithuania
Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (2 Feb) celebrated carrying 10 million customers in Lithuania since it commenced operations in Kaunas in 2005. This summer Ryanair will offer Lithuanian customers a choice of 33 routes, including 6 new routes from Vilnius to Berlin Schönefeld, Leeds Bradford, Malta and Oslo, from Kaunas to Naples and from Palanga to Glasgow.

2017 01 30

The Air Bridge from Vilnius to Vienna Turns 25 Years Old
“Austrian Airlines” has been transporting passengers from Vilnius to Vienna for 25 years. This is one of the oldest international air routes in Independent Lithuania.

2017 01 25

Google Maps Show the Inside of Vilnius Airport
Even more information is available about Vilnius Airport as from now on its internal map may be seen via the web mapping service offered by Google.

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.