Airport news

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.

2014 01 17

Vilnius Airport equipped with the second smart defibrillator
Today, Natural Pharmaceuticals, represented by Ulf Oldenborg from Sweden, donated an automated external defibrillator to Vilnius International Airport (VIA), which is already the second defibrillator given by this company. The smart device was fitted in VIA non-Schengen area – a sterile zone of the airport accommodating vast flows of passengers waiting for their flights every day.

2014 01 15

New recycling bins at Vilnius Airport
Vilnius International Airport (VIA) starts the new year with a new environmental and ecological self-awareness raising initiative. In partnership with the representation of one of the largest paper packaging manufacturers Smurfit Kappa Baltic in Lithuania, VIA installed new sets of recycling bins in passenger terminals, which are going to replace the old rubbish bins within a month.