Airport news

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.

2011 07 26

Vilnius Airport Greets the First Passengers to Dortmund
The summer flight map of Vilnius International Airport (VIA) expands by a new destination: from 26 July the airline Wizz Air operates flights to Dortmund Airport.

2011 07 22

FL Technics adds Wizz Air with A320 to its list of line maintenance customers
FL Technics made this press release:

FL Technics, an integrated aircraft maintenance and repair organization further expands its capabilities  and signs its first contract with Wizz Air – the largest low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe. FL Technics has been entrusted to provide maintenance services for the airline’s Airbus 320 at its newly opened base in Vilnius International Airport.

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.