Airport news

2010 06 08

Vilnius Airport wins award at advertising festival
Vilnius International Airport (VIA) won a bronze arrow prize with its new logotype presented in the Design category at the Lithuanian advertising festival ADrenalinas.

2010 06 03

The approaching summer increases passenger flows
Over 5 months of this year, Vilnius International Airport (VIA) provided services to 517 772 passengers, representing an increase of 10 % compared to the same period last year. The passenger flows in May (134 019) went up by 19 % compared to the same month last year.

2010 05 31

Vilnius International Airport is among the fastest growing airports in Europe
According to the data published in the quarterly airport review of ACI EUROPE (European Region of Airports Council International) for the first quarter of this year, Vilnius International Airport (VIA) is one of the fastest growing airports in Europe.

2010 05 31

Star1 Airlines launches flights to Dublin
On Saturday this week, 29 May, the Lithuanian low-cost carrier Star1 Airlines launches direct flights from Vilnius to Dublin. In summer season flights shall be operated on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays; the route shall be continued during winter season as well.

2010 05 26

New cafes and shops for Vilnius Airport passengers
Following the completion of several premise lease public tenders, the summer season greets the passengers of Vilnius International Airport (VIA) with brand new cafes and snack bars, an ice-cream shop, a sales outlet, and a bookshop.  

2010 05 24

Star1 Airlines launches flights to Girona (Barcelona)
On 23 May the Lithuanian low-cost air carrier Star1 Airlines is launching direct flights from Vilnius to Girona. The route that was highly popular last summer shall be operated twice per week, on Thursdays and Sundays, until 3 October.

2010 05 18

Upgrade of runway at Vilnius Airport completed
The installation of a category II system of signalling lights for precision approach and landing at Vilnius International Airport (VIA) has been completed and the system has been acknowledged as suitable for use. On implementation of the procedures of this category, flight safety will be enhanced and the duration of aircraft idle time due to poor weather conditions will be reduced.  

2010 04 21

Free telephone line for up-to-date information on travel opportunities
Ministry of transport and communications made a press release:

Considering the complicated situation at European airports and seeking to provide critical information to all travellers, the Ministry of Transport and Communications has set up a free, 24-hour telephone line.

2010 04 06

Passenger flow at Vilnius Airport continues to increase
In March, Vilnius International Airport (VIA) served 112,784 passengers, which is a 24 per cent increased compared to the same period last year. In Q1 of 2010, passenger flow at the airport increased 10 per cent (285,980) compared to Q1 of 2009, and the growth of the number of passengers is becoming even more rapid.

2010 04 01

Vilnius International Airport open for business development
To become more attractive to passengers and business, Vilnius International Airport (VIA) offers new opportunities for business development as the passenger flow continues to increase.