Airport news

2014 02 20

Vilnius Airport shared the good experience of the presidency of the EU Council with Riga Airport
Yesterday Vilnius International Airport (VIA) received a delegation of executives from Riga International Airport. Vilnius Airport invited Latvians to present VIA’s performance during the six-month Lithuanian presidency of the EU Council and to share the examples of the airport’s successful activities at the time of presidency-related events. Latvia will preside over the Council of the EU in the first half-year of 2015.

2014 02 19

Norwegian to launch direct flights from Vilnius to Stockholm
The Norwegian airline Norwegian Air Shuttle, branded Norwegian on the market, continues its expansion in Lithuania. A new airline's route from Vilnius International Airport (VIA) to Stockholm Arlanda Airport will be launched on 8 March this year.

2014 02 12

Air Lituanica launches flights to Tallinn
From 12 March the airline Air Lituanica launches flights on the new route to Tallinn. Flights to the capital of Estonia will be operated on business days, in the morning and in the evening.

2014 02 12

Turkish Airlines to operate more flights from Vilnius
From 28 April this year Turkish Airlines, being the fourth largest airline in Europe, will increase the number of regular flights from Vilnius International Airport (VIA) from 3 to 6 flights per week. Three additional flights will be operated on Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays by aircrafts Airbus 319 and Airbus 320.

2014 02 11

Turkish Airlines will increase Vilnius service to 6 flights a week
Due to strong demand on its Vilnius route, Turkish Airlines, the 4th largest carrier in Europe, will increase its flights between Vilnius and Istanbul as from April 2014. Effective from the 28th of April, the schedule will increase from 3 weekly to 6 weekly flights. The additional three flights will operate on a Mondays, Wednesdays and Sundays using Airbus 319 and Airbus 320 aircrafts, which are configured for two classes; Business and Economy.

2014 02 11

SAS Launches Next-generation EuroBonus
EuroBonus, one of Scandinavia's leading loyalty programs highly valued by many SAS customers, now sees the launch of a new generation EuroBonus, providing a number of benefits and services to make traveling even easier and better. The new EuroBonus will take effect from April 2014.

2014 02 10

Air Lituanica to increase the number of flights in spring
As of March the airline Air Lituanica starts increasing the frequency of flights on regular routes. After the spring schedule is expanded, 30 percent more seats will be offered to passengers on the flights operated by Air Lituanica.

2014 02 06

Attention: additional information for passengers flying to Russia
Since 7th of February passengers flying to the airports of the Russian Federation are not allowed to carry in their hand baggage any liquid with the exception of baby food and liquid medicines vitally needed during the trip.

2014 01 27

SAS Launches New Direct Route between Stockholm and Hamburg
On April 22, SAS launches a new direct route between Stockholm Arlanda Airport and Hamburg Airport with two return flights every weekday and one return flight on Sundays. The last time SAS operated this route was 2009, but it is now being reopened in order to meet SAS passengers' needs for routes within Europe.

2014 01 21

Lithuanian airports: nearly 3.5 million passengers handled last year, business partnership planned for the new year
Over 2013 the airports of Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga jointly welcomed 3.48 million passengers and handled 43,078 flights. Compared to 2012, passenger traffic grew by 5.5% last year; flight intensity increased by 3.4%. A passenger heading from Lithuania at this time of the year, i.e. during the aviation winter season, is free to choose from 20 airlines offering regular flights on 37 routes connecting 47 airports across Europe and beyond its borders.