Airport news

2016 06 21

Vilnius Airport filled with the smell of fresh-made pastries
From now on Vilnius Airport is filled with the smell of fresh-made pastries - Crustum bakery was opened at the airport. The passengers travelling to non-Schengen countries have already evaluated the new place - according to the bakery employees, there is no shortage of clients.  

2016 06 09

Vilnius Airport invites to support the poor
Vilnius Airport provides an opportunity for its passengers to support the poor - a special box was set up where travellers can leave foodstuffs or cosmetics which are not allowed in hand luggage. In partnership with the charity and support foundation Food Bank (Lith. Maisto bankas), the products collected will be given to the poor.

2016 06 03

Air service launched between Vilnius and Zürich
Last night Vilnius Airport gave a water salute to greet the aircraft of Germania on the occasion of the launch of regular flights on the route Vilnius-Zürich. Air service between Lithuania and Switzerland is re-launched after a pause of eight years.

2016 06 02

Lithuania's Parliament gives green light to airports' concession project
Today, on 2 June, Lithuania's Parliament, the Seimas, approved the draft Law on Concession of the three airports managed by the State Enterprise Lithuanian Airports. The draft law entrusting the management of the air gateways to an operator with a great deal of international experience was submitted by the Ministry of Transport and Communications.

2016 05 30

June to bring new airlines and new routes to Lithuanian airports
Though the summer season in aviation began at the end of March, most of regular seasonal flights at Lithuanian airports will start in June. Vilnius and Palanga airports will each welcome the arrival of two new airlines; flights favoured by travellers will also come back for the summer season.

2016 05 20

Vilnius Airport to launch investment project for aviation business development
VNO Industrial Area is an investment project launched at Vilnius Airport. An 8 ha territory located in the area of Vilnius Airport is designated for specific companies providing small aircraft maintenance, repair and operations (MRO), air freight transport, business and general aviation services. Vilnius Airport is ready to invest EUR 7m in the project development.

2016 05 18

Vilnius, 18 May 2016: Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today celebrates the 12th anniversary of its first flight. Founded in September 2003, the first Wizz Air flight took place from Katowice, Poland on 19 May 2004, launching an ambitious goal of establishing a low-cost airline operating out of Central and Eastern Europe. Having successfully achieved this, the airline continues to innovate to best serve its customers’ needs and today announces the launch of the airline’s new website as well as new aircraft capacity and routes.

2016 05 10

Award-winning views of Lithuania on display at Vilnius Airport
Vilnius Airport hosts a breathtaking exhibition of the photographs of Lithuania - the views of the country captured by photographer Karolis Janulis from a bird's eye view.  Everyone arriving in Vilnius will now have a chance to see the photos which have already travelled throughout the world’s media - they are on display in the arrivals hallways at the airport.

2016 05 04

Ryanair celebrates 5 years at Vilnius airport
Ryanair, Europe’s favourite airline, today (4 May) celebrated its 5 year anniversary at Vilnius Airport since it began operations in 2011. This summer Ryanair offers Vilnius customers a choice of 15 routes including Barcelona, Dublin, London Stansted & London Luton, Madrid, Milan Bergamo and Rome Ciampino.

2016 04 28

InterVISTAS to assist in the Lithuanian airports' concession project
With the concession project underway, the Ministry of Transport and Communications and Lithuanian Airports are making the necessary arrangements and sign an agreement with InterVISTAS Consulting Group.  With a great deal of international experience, the companies will assist in drafting the terms and conditions for the concession tender, define the concession aims and objectives and negotiate with participants in the concession tender.