Airport news

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.

2013 08 12

Director of Vilnius International Airport: “The new taxi system is operating well; we invite passengers to trust it and operators to join”
It has been a month since a new taxi service provision system has been introduced at Vilnius International Airport. As of the 1st of July, a special road section is opened for taxis next to the airport’s arrival terminal, where taxis are waiting for passengers in an orderly “live” queue. To date, taxi services at Vilnius Airport are provided by SMART Taxi, Public Institution Vilnius veža and five self-employed operators.

2013 08 05

Monday is the day when „Air Lituanica“ launches direct flights to the capital of Germany
Only a month past its successful start Air Lituanica introduces a yet another direct flight route for those enjoying travelling in comfort. On the 5th of August the air company will operate its first of the upcoming regular flights to the Berlin-based Tegel airport. During the first month of operations Air Lituanica carried out 98 flights offering a total of 7448 seats on direct flights to Brussels and Amsterdam.