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2011 04 12

The Famous Vilnius Angel will See the Passengers off at Vilnius Airport
From now on, the passengers departing from Vilnius International Airport (VIA) will have their guardian angel. A white angel created by a sculptor Vaidotas Ramoška has taken a seat on luggage in the Departures Hall of the Airport.

2011 03 28

Summer Season to bring new destinations and new airlines to Vilnius Airport
Last Sunday Vilnius International Airport (VIA) introduced a new timetable of regular flights for the summer season. Vilnius Airport starts the summer season by introducing new destinations and airlines which are to begin to operate flights to/from Vilnius. It is estimated that these airlines should attract around half a million passengers to Vilnius.

2011 03 16

New route to Bremen joining current network
Ryanair made this press release:

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low cost airline is announcing its sixth Vilnius route to Bremen which will operate alongside is Barcelona, Dublin, London, Milan and Rome from May 2011. After only announcing five routes in February, the new destination to Germany is the sixth route for Lithuanian passengers who are to be delighted with the low fares and excellent punctuality rate Ryanair is offering.

2011 02 21

Low fares arrive at Vilnius airport. Ryanair opens second airport in Lithuania
Ryanair made this press release:

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low cost airline announced today that as of May 2011 Ryanair, will be operating from a second airport in Lithuania when the country’s capital airport will join the Ryanair network. Following the success of its operations in Kaunas, Ryanair is introducing five new routes to/from Vilnius in the coming summer schedule: Barcelona (Girona), Dublin, London (Stansted), Milan (Bergamo) as well as Rome (Ciampino). Whereas London (Stansted) will operate daily, Dublin, Milan and Rome are scheduled three times per week. Barcelona (Girona) will be operated twice per week adding a total of 18 weekly flights to Vilnius airport.

2011 02 07

Number of Reckless and Threat-Posing Actions of Passengers on the Increase
Since the beginning of the year, 7 passengers have already been reported to make a joke at the time of registration and security screening at Vilnius International Airport (VIA) that they carried explosives and other dangerous items. The total number of such incidents last year accounted for 11. Even if all such threat reports proved to be false, such a conduct is not tolerated at the airport and is deemed as actual threat.

2011 02 02

More on the Flights above Lithuania
Good news for aviation enthusiasts! We updated the section Air Traffic on the website of Vilnius Airport.

2011 02 01

Passenger Satisfaction with the Services at Vilnius Airport Makes a Leap up
A lot of travellers are satisfied with their experience at Vilnius Airport. According to a passenger survey conducted by a market analysis and research group RAIT UAB at the end of 2010, Vilnius Airport is convenient, small and cosy, it is easy to navigate, it offers fast servicing and it has attentive personnel.

2011 01 17

Estonian Air to expand its network by introducing a new route between Vilnius and Berlin
Estonian Air made this press release:

Starting from 1 May 2011, Estonian Air will operate four flights a week between Vilnius and Berlin Tegel, serving the route on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. The route will be operated until 29 October 2011.

2011 01 06

Snow-rich winter season does not disturb the work of Vilnius Airport
While the airports across Europe can hardly tackle the problem of the onslaught of snow and snowstorms, which disturb the travel plans for thousands of passengers, the spree of winter did not disturb the work of Vilnius International Airport (VIA). Thus, the planes took off on schedule, even though the airport services admit that they had to work shoulder to shoulder.

2010 12 22

Santa Claus Sees Children Off from Vilnius Airport
On the occasion of the most beautiful holidays of the year, Vilnius Airport shares festive joy with little travellers flying from Vilnius and presents them with even more Christmas delights.