Airport news

2014 10 30

airBaltic launches flights between Vilnius and Amsterdam
On October 30, airBaltic launched a new direct route linking Vilnius and Amsterdam. The flight, which will operate three times a week, offers convenient connections between the two capitals, linking Vilnius via Amsterdam to the rest of the world, and linking Amsterdam to the Baltic Region.

2014 10 28

Flights from Stockholm to Vilnius 10 times per week
“Air Lituanica is already known name to Swedish aviators. A flight to the capital is always “a diamond in the crown”, after all, Stockholm and the surrounding region have the largest concentration of people, business, cultural and historical objects”, Eitvydas Bajarūnas, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Lithuania to the Kingdom of Sweden, welcomes the new route. “Lithuania did not have direct flights to Sweden for a long time and the country’s accessibility is one of the main criteria when choosing the place for investments, search of new business partners or planning your weekend destination. Sweden is a very important partner in Lithuania’s economic development, therefore constant attention should be paid to the accessibility of this country.” According to him, mutual tourism potential has not been exploited yet, although the annual growth of Swedish tourists is visible in Lithuania.

2014 10 28

Turkish Airlines starts non-stop 5 weekly service from Vilnius to Istanbul
Due to strong demand on its Vilnius route, Turkish Airlines, the 3rd largest carrier in Europe, increases its capacity by offering a non-stop service between Vilnius and Istanbul. Effective from the 26th October 2014, the schedule will no longer feature Tallinn, instead it will be a non-stop service between Vilnius and Istanbul. The new service will run 5 times a week on Boeing 737-800 aircrafts, which are configured for two classes; Business and Economy.

2014 10 20

Lufthansa cancels flights due to pilot strike
Please be informed that Lufthansa cancelled flights from and to Vilnius Airport after a pilots union called for a strike on October 20 and 21. The following flights are cancelled:

2014 10 15

Air Lituanica already carried 150 thousand passengers
The airline Air Lituanica has carried 150 thousand passengers during fifteen months of operation. The company plans to carry 200 thousand passengers during the next year. Over 50% of Air Lituanica passengers fly for business purposes, about 35% are tourists, and the remaining part of passengers are Lithuanians living abroad and flying to Lithuania to visit their relatives.

2014 10 10

Vilnius Airport teamed up with luxury brand IDW Esperanza Resort
On Thursday, October 9 International Vilnius Airport introduced brand new business lounge IDW Esperanza Resort. It is an important event in order to represent Lithuania on global market.

2014 10 06

SAS launches new editorial concept
SAS is launching a new editorial concept called “Scandinavian Traveler”. The new brand is being rolled out in November and consists of a new onboard magazine which will replace “Scanorama”, website, web TV, social media content, and newsletters. It will provide broader content that builds on the varied interests of SAS passengers.

2014 10 03

Air Lituanica joins forces with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Air France
Airline Air Lituanica has signed a interline agreement with two leading global airlines Air France and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines. Getting to European, North and South American and African destinations via Amsterdam and Paris will be even easier.

2014 09 25

Ryanair launches Lithuanian summer 2015 schedule and new Lithuanian website
Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, launched its Lithuanian summer 2015 schedule with 28 routes in total including two new summer routes from Kaunas to Shannon and Vilnius to Madrid, which will deliver 1.2m customers p.a. and support over 1,200* on-site jobs at Kaunas and Vilnius airports.

2014 09 15

Air Lituanica to operate flights to London, Edinburgh and Gothenburg during the Christmas season
During the major holidays of the year – from 19 December to 4 January - the airline Air Lituanica will operate direct flights from Vilnius to London, Edinburgh and Gothenburg. According to the representatives of the airline, additional flights will grant our citizens living in these cities an opportunity to reach their homeland or to receive guests from it during the holiday season in a fast and convenient way.