Airport news

2015 11 08

Information for passengers who have booked their tickets on Estonian Air flights departing from 8 November until 10 November 2015
Information for passengers who have booked their tickets on Estonian Air flights departing from 8 November until 10 November 2015

2015 11 05

Lithuanian Airports introduced corruption prevention policy
State Enterprise Lithuanian Airports, which controls Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga airports, introduced the zero tolerance policy towards corruption and abuse in order to ensure the transparency and publicity of its operations. The main purpose of the policy is to prevent the occurrence of corruption and its development in the enterprise’s operations, eliminating the gaps in the legislation, procedures and other areas, preventing the enterprise’s employees’ potentially unlawful actions, which may result in creating conditions for corruption.

2015 10 29

Video clip by airBaltic and Vilnius Airport will invite foreign travellers to Vilnius
The Baltic airline airBaltic invites tourists to travel to Vilnius. In partnership with Lithuanian airports, the airline created a video clip which presents the capital of Lithuania and direct flights from Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Brussels and Riga. The clip will be used to promote connecting flights to Lithuania from the largest European capitals.

2015 10 29

Today Vilnius Airport Welcomes a New SAS Route to Oslo
Today Scandinavian Airlines SAS launches a new regular route between Vilnius and Oslo. Passengers will be offered four weekly flights on this route: on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays. Flights between the Norwegian and Lithuanian capital cities will be operated by Boeing 737-700 offering 141 seats.

2015 10 23

The sun will shine day and night at Vilnius Airport
No matter what the weather is like outside, from now on passengers arriving at Vilnius Airport will have a chance to feel like under the Mediterranean sun. This kind of atmosphere will be created in the baggage claim area by means of a modern light installation. CoeLux®, a unique technology that creates an impression of the natural sun and the blue sky, has been used in an airport space for the first time in the world.

2015 10 09

Almost a tenth more business class passengers at Vilnius Airport over a year
The number of business passengers in the main airport of the country has increased by 8 percent since October last year. Within a year of operation of the renovated Business Club "IDW Esperanza Resort" at Vilnius Airport its services have already been used by 28.5 thousand departing business class clients. The number of such passengers was slightly more than 26 thousand in the same period last year. The flows of business clients have increased by almost half in total since the Business Club was established at Vilnius Airport back in 1997.

2015 10 01

Vilnius Airport has become the object of the street art
Vilnius Street Art, a street art festival returning for the third successive year, approaches the station district as a site of controversy and aims to change the public attitude towards it and its boundaries. An exceptional location – a 26 meter tower situated in the area of Vilnius Airport – was entrusted to the sole Lithuanian artist in the festival Antanas Dubra.

2015 09 29

Vilnius Airport passengers will move to other cities in summer 2017
During the summer of 2017 from July 14 to August 18 Vilnius Airport will be carrying out reconstruction of the runway. Aircrafts will not be landing in Vilnius during the specified period, and communication with Lithuania will be ensured through other air gateways - most of the airlines are planning to move their flights to Kaunas and Palanga for this period. The need for additional infrastructure required to handle the passenger flow from the capital in other cities is currently being estimated.

2015 09 24

New airline to operate to Vilnius Airport
Next summer Lithuania will see the aircrafts that have never been seen before in our country – a Spanish low-cost airline, Vueling, will commence flights from Barcelona to Vilnius Airport. By increasing the intensity of available routes, this air carrier will take advantage of the financial support under the route incentive programme created at the initiative of Lithuanian Airports.

2015 09 23

Lithuanian airports bring in consultants to assist in the concession project
Last week Lithuanian airports announced a public tender regarding the advisory services for the concession project. The consultant is expected to advice on all financial, tax, legal and technical issues arising in the drafting of the concession project. It is planned that Lithuanian airports will commence work with the selected consultant from Lithuania or abroad starting with January next year.