Airport news

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.

2015 11 08

Information for passengers who have booked their tickets on Estonian Air flights departing from 8 November until 10 November 2015
Information for passengers who have booked their tickets on Estonian Air flights departing from 8 November until 10 November 2015

2015 11 05

Lithuanian Airports introduced corruption prevention policy
State Enterprise Lithuanian Airports, which controls Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga airports, introduced the zero tolerance policy towards corruption and abuse in order to ensure the transparency and publicity of its operations. The main purpose of the policy is to prevent the occurrence of corruption and its development in the enterprise’s operations, eliminating the gaps in the legislation, procedures and other areas, preventing the enterprise’s employees’ potentially unlawful actions, which may result in creating conditions for corruption.

2015 10 29

Video clip by airBaltic and Vilnius Airport will invite foreign travellers to Vilnius
The Baltic airline airBaltic invites tourists to travel to Vilnius. In partnership with Lithuanian airports, the airline created a video clip which presents the capital of Lithuania and direct flights from Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Brussels and Riga. The clip will be used to promote connecting flights to Lithuania from the largest European capitals.

2015 10 29

Today Vilnius Airport Welcomes a New SAS Route to Oslo
Today Scandinavian Airlines SAS launches a new regular route between Vilnius and Oslo. Passengers will be offered four weekly flights on this route: on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. Flights between the Norwegian and Lithuanian capital cities will be operated by Boeing 737-700 offering 141 seats.