Airport news

2011 07 13

SAS and Aegean Airlines commence code-share partnership
SAS made this press release:

Scandinavian Airlines and the Greek regional airline Aegean Airlines are entering into a code-share agreement that offers SAS travellers more and quicker transfer points across Greece, as well as better connections to Thessaloniki and the Greek islands.

2011 07 12

Vilnius Airport will Invite Passengers to Evaluate Taxi Services
Vilnius International Airport (VIA) will invite its passengers to evaluate taxi services. Such an initiative is launched to solve the arising problems of low quality servicing of passengers using taxi services.

2011 07 07

Vilnius Airport Sunk in the Sea of Tricolours
On 6 July, the State Enterprise Vilnius International Airport sunk in the sea of tricolour flags. On the occasion of the Lithuanian Statehood Day the passengers of the airport were distributed hundreds of small flags to remind of one of the most prominent public holidays.

2011 07 04

Vilnius Airport Sees Passenger Traffic Rise by a Quarter in June
By the passenger traffic of June this year, Vilnius International Airport (VIA) exceeds the figure of June last year by 24.5%. The number of passengers in the first summer month soared to 186,100.

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.