Airport news

2011 10 05

The revival of business sector fuelled the rise of passenger traffic nearly by 40 percent at Vilnius International Airport in September
The first months of autumn culminated in an exceptional increase in passenger traffic at Vilnius International Airport (VIA). This September the largest airport of Lithuania handled 179.5 thousand passengers – 38.4 percent more than during the same period in 2010.

2011 10 05

Passengers Witnessed a Unique Show Marking the 20th Anniversary of Vilnius International Airport
For a brief moment the waiting area of Vilnius International Airport celebrating its anniversary on the last day of September turned into a dancing hall.  Passengers were surprised by a dance show performed by Lietuvos rytas dancers dressed in flight attendants’ uniforms.

2011 09 14

SAS aims to set a higher standard for the airline industry
SAS made this press release:
With a new strategic platform that focuses on 4 central areas, SAS wants to continue to build on its positive trend and ultimately set a higher standard within aviation.

2011 09 07

Wizz Air adds a 2nd aircraft to its Vilnius base
Wizz Air made this press release:
Wizz Air, the largest low fare - low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe announced that it would launch four new routes and increase frequencies on several existing services by adding a second Airbus A320 aircraft to its Vilnius base as of May 2012.

2011 09 05

Vilnius Airport Surpassed the Half-a-Million-Passenger-Mark this Summer Season
This summer season the passenger traffic at Vilnius International Airport (VIA) showed a regular upward trend. Compared to the same period in 2010, the passenger traffic surpassed the numbers of June by 24.5%, July by 26.2% and August by 28.21%.

2011 08 30

Airlines May Leave Aggressive Passengers without a Flight
Recently, Vilnius International Airport (VIA) has faced more and more aggressive passengers posing threat to air safety and aviation security, other passengers, the servicing personnel and even themselves.

2011 08 16

Vilnius Airport Turned into a Basketball Photo Gallery
As a welcoming gesture to the European Basketball Championship of 2011 in Lithuania, Vilnius International Airport decorated its spaces with an impressive-size photo exhibition of Lithuanian basketball players The Heart of Basketball. The arriving guests are greeted and the departing visitors are seen off by sixty photographs of impressive size attached to the ceiling, walls, check-in desks and near boarding gates.

2011 08 09

Vilnius Airport Cooperates with the State Tax Inspectorate for Unfair Taxi Services
Fair Taxi, the public campaign of evaluation of taxi services launched by Vilnius International Airport (VIA), is already reaping the first fruits: The passenger feedback has been delivered to the Municipality of Vilnius City and Vilnius County State Tax Inspectorate.

2011 08 03

Vilnius Airport Shows Stable Growth in the Number of Passengers and Aircraft Loading
The passenger traffic at Vilnius International Airport (VIA) shows regular growth in summer months.  185.9 thousand passengers were serviced in July this year, i.e. 26.2% more than July 2010.

2011 07 29

New route to Barcelona joining current network from Vilnius
Ryanair made this press release:

Ryanairis announcing a new route to/from Vilnius today. Starting on the 30th of October 2011, Barcelona will join the current network with spans from Dublin over London, Milan, Rome, Girona and Bremen, making this the 7th exciting destination from Vilnius.