Airport news

2015 05 29

New entertainment for departing passengers at Vilnius Airport
The first airport cinema hall in the Eastern and Northern Europe was inaugurated at Vilnius Airport on May 28th. Now passengers waiting for their flights can enjoy their time at the airport even more and watch Lithuanian creators’ films in FilmBox LT hall free of charge.

2015 05 22

“airBaltic” to replace “Air Lituanica” flying
The Latvian airline “airBaltic” will replace “Air Lituanica” flights and rescue the stranded passengers, affected by today’s suspension of operations of the Lithuanian carrier.

2015 05 22

Vilnius Airport priority is providing information to Air Lituanica passengers
The airline Air Lituanica informed it has suspended its operations. Today Air Lituanica will carry out the last flights from Vilnius to/from Amsterdam, Paris and Tallinn. According to information announced by Air Lituanica, in order to minimize the difficulties for passengers, all passengers having the planned flights with Air Lituanica on May 22-29 will be transferred to the airline’s Air Baltic flights. Information on transferred flights will be provided both by the airlines and Vilnius Airport.

2015 05 14

Vilnius Airport Runway to be Reconstructed in 2017
Vilnius Airport plans to launch the reconstruction of its runway in the summer of 2017. This date was set after a careful consideration, looking for options that will result in a long-term result and cause the least inconvenience to airport businesses and passengers. The runway is one of the most important parts of the airport infrastructure – its quality determines the safety of flights and passengers.

2015 04 17

Vilnius Airport is the fastest growing airport in Eastern Europe
According to the international route development organisation Routesonline, the air capacity within and from Eastern Europe has risen by 97 per cent in the past ten years. Based on the company's calculations, the fastest growing gateway in Eastern Europe between 2010 and 2014 was Vilnius International Airport of Lithuania.

2015 02 10

Lithuanian Airports Kicked off the New Year with a Record-High Passenger Growth Rate of 16.5%
The number of passengers at Lithuanian airports increased by 16.5% during the first month of this year, compared to the same calendar period last year. Kaunas Airport served as much as 29% more passengers, while Vilnius Airport and Palanga Airport had 15% and 0.2% more passengers, respectively.

2015 01 29

SAS announced second most punctual airline in 2014
Scandinavian Airlines SAS was announced the second most on time company of all global airlines in 2014, being only 0,04% behind the winner of the competition. Last year 88,6 % of SAS flights landed on time.

2015 01 26

Starting today connection with Sweden is even more convenient
A more active cooperation between Lithuania and Sweden encourages transport business to look for ways to improve connection between these countries. Airline Air Lituanica has decided to operate direct flights to Stockholm Bromma Airport located in the centre of Stockholm from 26 January 2015. An aircraft will be making as many as 10 flights per week from Vilnius International Airport.

2015 01 05

Air Lituanica plans to expand in 2015
Airline Air Lituanica carried over 132,000 passengers in 2014, and over 182,000 passengers since it started operating. In 2015, it plans to carry over 200,000 passengers and expand the geography of its flights.

2014 12 17

Turkish Airlines increase Vilnius service to Daily
Due to strong demand on its Vilnius route, Turkish Airlines, the 3rd largest carrier in Europe, will increase its flights between Vilnius and Istanbul as from March 2015. Effective from the 29th of March, the schedule will increase from 5 weekly to daily flights. The additional two flights will operate on Thursdays and Fridays using 737-800 aircrafts, which are configured for two classes: Business and Economy.