Airport news

2013 06 27

New Lounge in Vilnius International Airport for VIP Customer service
With Lithuania taking over the Presidency of the Council of the European Union in July, Vilnius International Airport (VIA) is to introduce a newly constructed VIP Lounge. The introduction of the new VIP Lounge will allow increasing the airport's VIP customer service capacity and quality levels.

2013 06 25

SAS launches new winter destinations
As part of the route launches for the winter timetable 2013/14, SAS customers will have direct access from Copenhagen to the German city of Bremen and the oil region of Humberside in northern England. This brings the total number of new routes for SAS in 2013 up to 52.

2013 06 20

Replica of the legendary Lituanica welcomes guests of Vilnius Aviation day in the sky
The replica (exact copy) of the legendary aeroplane Lituanica flown by the pilots Steponas Darius and Stasys Girėnas will arrive and welcome all participants and guests of Vilnius Aviation Day, which will take place at the aerodrome of Vilnius International Airport on June 22. Made ready for the flight only a few days before the occasion, the aeroplane will become the centrepiece of the event.

2013 06 19

Turkish Airlines, the best in Europe in last three years
Turkish Airlines has been chosen "Best Airline in Europe", “Best Airline in Southern Europe” and awarded "Best Business Class Catering” in 2013 Skytrax World Airline Awards.

2013 06 17

Vilnius Airport launches the construction of a new Fire Rescue Station
Vilnius International Airport (VIA) begins the construction of a new fire rescue station financed from the resources of the European Union. The works at the airport will be completed by the companies awarded the contract Irdaiva and Conresta working under the joint activity agreement.

2013 06 14

Number of SAS Passengers Increased by 2,5 %
SAS press release: SAS Group Revenue during the period of November 2012 - April 2013 was MSEK 19,530, i.e. 0,8 % higher compared to last year (MSEK 19,369). Net income for the period was MSEK -1,018, while last year it was -2,970. During the said period traffic was up 2.5%.

2013 06 11

Air Lituanica launches ticket sales
Air Lituanica company with its partner, commercial flight operator Estonian Air, launches ticket sales to direct and connecting flights. Through an agreement with the Estonian airline, Air Lituanica will offer flights to more than 100 cities.

2013 06 10

LOT increasing the number of Warsaw-Vilnius-Warsaw flights
Starting from June 17th, 2013 LOT Polish Airlines (LOT) increasing the number of Warsaw-Vilnius-Warsaw flights and during the summer season on this route will operate 19 flights per week: three daily flights on weekdays and two  - on Saturdays and Sundays.

2013 05 20

Vilnius International Airport to optimise its activity and to improve service quality
Gediminas Almantas, 34, the new CEO of Vilnius International Airport (VIA) as of 7 May, has a clear vision as to how to develop the activity of the largest airport in the country.

2013 05 14

SAS doubles the Frequency on Stockholm – Vilnius Route
After having launched a new route between Stockholm and Vilnius on April 1, 2013, from August 19, 2013 Scandinavian Airlines SAS is doubling the frequency on this route: instead of current 6 weekly flights, the number of flights will be increased up to 12 per week, i.e. 2 flights per day on the weekdays, and one flight per day on Saturdays and Sundays.