Airport news

2015 06 15

Kaunas Airport presented investment project AEROHUB KUN
Aviation-related business development investment project AEROHUB KUN was presented in Kaunas. This project is the implementation of Kaunas Airport development strategy: the airport, having an excellent geographic location, intends to attract companies engaged in aircraft repair, manufacturing of parts and components, trade, etc. At the moment investors are sought for the project, for which several hundred people will be hired, together with Invest Lithuania.

2015 06 02

Vilnius Airport – already over one million passengers this year
This May, a few weeks earlier than last year, Vilnius Airport welcomed its one millionth passenger. A comparison of the results of the first quarters shows a 16% increase in the number of passengers at Vilnius Airport within a year.

2015 06 01

In autumn SAS launches a new Oslo – Vilnius route
On 29 October 2015 Scandinavian airlines SAS launches a new Oslo – Vilnius route. SAS passengers will be offered four weekly flights on this route: on Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays.

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.