Airport news

2013 11 28

Information on recent city traffic restrictions in Vilnius
Today and tomorrow the Third Eastern Partnership Summit is being held in Vilnius. During the event there will be temporary restrictions and changes in the city traffic system.

2013 11 26

In 2014 SAS launches over 40 new routes
In 2014 Scandinavian Airlines SAS launches 41 new routes. This means that SAS will offer direct flights to new and exciting leisure destinations from all main airports in Scandinavia. The new routes in the summer 2014 timetable are mainly destinations in the Mediterranean area and reflect the demand from SAS customers to be able to choose SAS direct flights when going on summer holiday.

2013 11 12

Direct flights from Vilnius to Minsk from December
From 19 December this year the Belarusian airline BelAvia will launch direct flights from Vilnius International Airport (VIA) to Minsk. The flights to the capital of Belarus will be operated 8 times a week by aircraft CRJ-100/200 with 50 passenger seats. Tickets are already available in Lithuanian travel agencies and online.

2013 11 04

Vilnius Airport reports an 8-fold increase in the 9-month profit this year
Over the 1st–3rd quarter of 2013 the income of Vilnius International Airport (VIA) reached LTL 44 million, whereas the pre-tax profit was LTL 6.5 million, i.e. 8 times higher compared to the same period last year. Such a result was mostly due to the decrease in financial costs.

2013 11 04

Vilnius Airport welcomed the first Polet Airlines flight from Saint Petersburg today
Today/yesterday Vilnius International Airport welcomed and saw off the first aircraft on the new regular route from Saint Petersburg. Russian airline Polet Airlines will operate direct flights from Vilnius to the second largest city of Russia twice a week – on Mondays and Fridays.

2013 10 30

Wizz Air has launched a new route from Vilnius to Tel Aviv
On 30th October, 2013, the low-fare low-cost airline Wizz Air has launched a new route from Vilnius to Tel Aviv. The inaugural departure from Vilnius International Airport was greeted by Israeli Ambassador to Latvia and Lithuania.

2013 10 10

Direct flights from Vilnius to Saint Petersburg to be resumed this November
Polet Airlines is planning to launch direct flights from Vilnius International Airport (VIA) to Saint Petersburg on 4 November this year. The flights to the second largest city of Russia by aircraft SAAB 2000 with 50 passenger seats will be operated twice a week – on Mondays and Fridays.

2013 09 19

Wizz Air: 30% growth in Vilnius in 2014 3rd based aircraft, new routes to Georgia and Greece
Vilnius, 18 September 2013: Wizz Air the largest low-fare, low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced the 3rd aircraft for its Lithuanian base at Vilnius airport. The new Airbus A320 aircraft will be delivered in Vilnius in March 2014.

2013 08 19

AIR LITUANICA flying twice daily to Amsterdam
The airline company AIR LITUANICA continues to offer passengers more convenient connecting flights. From 15 September, the company‘s aircrafts will fly to Amsterdam not once but twice a day. Now flights will be carried out in the morning and in the evening.

2013 08 19

SAS Doubled the Frequency on Stockholm – Vilnius Route
On August 19, 2013 Scandinavian Airlines SAS increased the frequency on the route between Stockholm and Vilnius up to 12 weekly flights, i.e. two flights per day on the weekdays, and one flight per day on Saturdays and Sundays. Previously, the airline company operated 6 weekly flights on the said route, i.e. one flight per day every day of the week except Saturdays.