Airport news

2014 09 03

Vilnius Airport serviced record number of passengers in August
Vilnius Airport reached a new activity record for August 2014 – more than 301,000 passengers travelled through the airport.

2014 08 06

„Wizz Air“ expansion in Vilnius – three new routes
„Wizz Air“, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe*, announced further expansion of its low fare route network in Lithuania. Starting with summer 2015 season, the airline will start operating flights from Vilnius to Frankfurt Hahn three times a week, Belfast and Malmo twice a week, each.

2014 07 30

airBaltic to start direct flights from Vilnius to Amsterdam
For the winter season, Latvian airline “airBaltic” will launch a direct route and link Lithuanian capital Vilnius with Amsterdam. At the same time, another direct flight, connecting Tallinn and Paris will be launched as well.

2014 07 28

Autumn to bring more flights from Lithuania to Denmark
Air Lituanica has added Billund to its schedule of regular flights - the flights to the town of Denmark launched during the summer season will remain on the schedule twice a week.

2014 07 22

Turkish Airlines to have non-stop 5 weekly service from Vilnius
Due to strong demand on its Vilnius route, Turkish Airlines, the 3rd largest carrier in Europe, increases its flights between Vilnius and Istanbul. Effective from the 26th October 2014, the schedule will no longer feature Tallinn, instead it will be a non-stop service between Vilnius and Istanbul. The new service will run 5 times a week on Boeing 737-800 aircrafts, which are configured for two classes; Business and Economy.

2014 07 18

Ryanair celebrates 15 million Baltic passengers
Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, today, 18 July, celebrated its 15th millionth passenger to/from the three Baltic countries – Estonia, Latvia & Lithuania. The lucky passenger was Ms Sima Vaskelyte who was on her way to Bremen. A celebration was held at Vilnius airport where Ms Vaskelyte was presented with a Ryanair flight voucher from Vilnius to a destination of her choice and cupcakes were served to all passengers departing on a Ryanair flight this morning.

2014 07 09

airBaltic Pilots Go Green With iPads
Latvian airline airBaltic has introduced Apple iPads into the pilot’s cockpit as a modernization investment, which will provide operational efficiency and will lead to savings on paper and fuel consumption.

2014 07 04

Shuttle buses from Minsk to Vilnius and Kaunas airports already on the road
From now on, it will be even faster and more convenient for the passengers from the neighbouring Belarus to reach the airports of Vilnius and Kaunas. Loukost, a subsidiary company of the transport group Alizana based in Minsk, launched express shuttle routes Minsk-Kaunas Airport and back. This month a stop at Vilnius Airport will be added to this route.

2014 07 01

Network of Lithuanian airports launched today
Today, 1 July 2014, marks the first day of operation of State Enterprise Lithuanian Airports (Lith. Valstybės įmonė Lietuvos oro uostai (LTOU)) with its three branches – Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga. Gediminas Almantas, former head of State Enterprise Vilnius International Airport, has taken the position of CEO of LTOU.

2014 06 26

Palanga Airport records growth in passenger traffic and flights
Over the first five months this year, Palanga International Airport (PIA) handled 5 per cent more passengers compared to the same period in 2013. Currently, the Scandinavian airline SAS operates regular flights to Copenhagen, airBaltic to Riga, Norwegian Air Shuttle to Oslo and RusLine to Moscow.