Airport news

2011 07 01

Vilnius Airport will Have a Unified Customer Service Standard
According to the latest research data, State Enterprise Vilnius International Airport (VIA) is rated number 21 among 51 European airports in terms of customer service. In order to achieve the strategic aim to improve customer service and to get into the top ten of the best service airports in the region, VIA together with the customer service companies operating in its territory starts implementing the Unified Customer Service Standard from 1 July 2011.

2011 06 21

SAS’ Commitment to the Renewal of Aircraft Fleet
SAS made this press release:

The SAS Group has placed an order for 30 Airbus A320neo with an option of an additional 11 Airbus A320neo with the first delivery from the second half of 2016 and final delivery during 2019. Based on Airbus list prices and before any discounts, the value of the firm order is approximately SEK 18 billion.

2011 06 16

Representatives of the European Commission at Vilnius Airport Reminded Passengers of Their Rights
On Tuesday afternoon Your Passenger Rights at Hand campaign was held at the Departures Hall of Vilnius International Airport. The representatives of the European Commission distributed reference material to the passengers on their rights in the EU airspace.

2011 06 13

Vilnius Airport will be less Dependent on Meteorological Conditions
For the first time in the Baltic States a runway of the state enterprise Vilnius International Airport (VIA) has been granted precision approach category II (CAT II). Now, aircrafts will be able to land at the airport under special metrological conditions as the landing process has become even safer.

2011 06 07

Skyways to Resume Flights from Vilnius Airport
As the summer flight season is gaining momentum, Vilnius Airport welcomes Swedish airline Skyways. From 7 June Skyways will operate flights to two European capitals – Stockholm and Berlin.

2011 06 01

In May the number of passengers at Vilnius airport increased by almost one-third
The flow of passengers at Vilnius International Airport is gathering pace. This May the largest airport in Lithuania serviced 175,500 passengers, which is 31 per cent more than in May 2010.

2011 05 26

Vilnius Airport opens exposition on Historic Lithuanian Aviators
The walk dedicated to the most distinguished Lithuanian aviators was opened on Thursday in the sterile area of the departures hall of Vilnius International Airport. It was opened with the intention to celebrate the most honourable aviators who made monumental contributions to the aviation of Lithuania from its very origins.

2011 05 25

Grimsvötn: Europe better prepared this time, but challenges remain
ACI Europe&AEA made this press release:

Europe’s airlines and airports, represented by the Association of European Airlines (AEA) and ACI EUROPE (Airports Council International), met today with senior European Commission officials to review progress made in the handling of the latest volcanic eruption in Iceland.

2011 05 23

Summer brings new carriers and regular routes to Vilnius Airport
As the summer flight season is gaining momentum, Vilnius Airport welcomes new airlines and new routes. Sixteen airlines will operate regular flights from Vilnius to 29 European airports.

2011 05 23

Airport Prepares for Basketball Championship: Special Stands for Basketball Fans Installed
Vilnius International Airport together with EuroBasket 2011 is impatiently waiting for the start of the European Basketball Championship and invites you to get involved in the frenzy of events by offering a new entertainment in the Airport.