Airport news

2011 05 16

Vilnius Airport Offers More Entertainment for Children
Along with all the families in the world, Vilnius Airport celebrated the International Day of the Family on 15 May. On this occasion, the children’s playground located in the passenger terminal has been equipped with a new entertainment facility – dice game to be played on the ground.

2011 05 16

airBaltic to Offer Direct Flights from Vilnius in Cooperation with Skyways
airBaltic made this press release:

Starting from June 7, Latvian national airline airBaltic will offer direct flights from Vilnius to Stockholm and Berlin in cooperation with its partner Skyways.

2011 05 02

Ryanair celebrates the start of long awaited routes from Vilnius. New airport and routes to extend current network
Ryanair made this press release:

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low cost airline celebrates the start of its long awaited route from Lithuanian’s Capital City, Vilnius. It’s the first route, out of six, starting today from Vilnius to Milan (Bergamo). The new route from Vilnius to Milan (Bergamo) will operate twice a week on Mondays and Fridays and also from 11th May on Wednesdays.

2011 04 15

Wizz Air opens its 14th base in Vilnius, Lithuania
Wizz Air made this press release:

Wizz Air, the largest low fare - low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe announced at a press conference today that on the 16th of April it will start operations from Vilnius, the airlines’ 14th operating base.

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.