Airport news

2011 09 07

Wizz Air adds a 2nd aircraft to its Vilnius base
Wizz Air made this press release:
Wizz Air, the largest low fare - low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe announced that it would launch four new routes and increase frequencies on several existing services by adding a second Airbus A320 aircraft to its Vilnius base as of May 2012.

2011 09 05

Vilnius Airport Surpassed the Half-a-Million-Passenger-Mark this Summer Season
This summer season the passenger traffic at Vilnius International Airport (VIA) showed a regular upward trend. Compared to the same period in 2010, the passenger traffic surpassed the numbers of June by 24.5%, July by 26.2% and August by 28.21%.

2011 08 30

Airlines May Leave Aggressive Passengers without a Flight
Recently, Vilnius International Airport (VIA) has faced more and more aggressive passengers posing threat to air safety and aviation security, other passengers, the servicing personnel and even themselves.

2011 08 16

Vilnius Airport Turned into a Basketball Photo Gallery
As a welcoming gesture to the European Basketball Championship of 2011 in Lithuania, Vilnius International Airport decorated its spaces with an impressive-size photo exhibition of Lithuanian basketball players The Heart of Basketball. The arriving guests are greeted and the departing visitors are seen off by sixty photographs of impressive size attached to the ceiling, walls, check-in desks and near boarding gates.

2011 08 09

Vilnius Airport Cooperates with the State Tax Inspectorate for Unfair Taxi Services
Fair Taxi, the public campaign of evaluation of taxi services launched by Vilnius International Airport (VIA), is already reaping the first fruits: The passenger feedback has been delivered to the Municipality of Vilnius City and Vilnius County State Tax Inspectorate.

2011 08 03

Vilnius Airport Shows Stable Growth in the Number of Passengers and Aircraft Loading
The passenger traffic at Vilnius International Airport (VIA) shows regular growth in summer months.  185.9 thousand passengers were serviced in July this year, i.e. 26.2% more than July 2010.

2011 07 29

New route to Barcelona joining current network from Vilnius
Ryanair made this press release:

Ryanairis announcing a new route to/from Vilnius today. Starting on the 30th of October 2011, Barcelona will join the current network with spans from Dublin over London, Milan, Rome, Girona and Bremen, making this the 7th exciting destination from Vilnius.

2011 07 26

Vilnius Airport Greets the First Passengers to Dortmund
The summer flight map of Vilnius International Airport (VIA) expands by a new destination: from 26 July the airline Wizz Air operates flights to Dortmund Airport.

2011 07 22

FL Technics adds Wizz Air with A320 to its list of line maintenance customers
FL Technics made this press release:

FL Technics, an integrated aircraft maintenance and repair organization further expands its capabilities  and signs its first contract with Wizz Air – the largest low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe. FL Technics has been entrusted to provide maintenance services for the airline’s Airbus 320 at its newly opened base in Vilnius International Airport.

2011 07 13

SAS and Aegean Airlines commence code-share partnership
SAS made this press release:

Scandinavian Airlines and the Greek regional airline Aegean Airlines are entering into a code-share agreement that offers SAS travellers more and quicker transfer points across Greece, as well as better connections to Thessaloniki and the Greek islands.