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2010 11 12

Engineering Facilities of Vilnius Airport Have Been Entrusted to Private Business
Vilnius International Airport (VIA) has decided to terminate one of its activities, namely technical maintenance of engineering facilities, and has entrusted it to a private company. The airport aims at reducing its operating costs and improving quality of services.

2010 11 03

Estonian Air Plans to Expand the Geography of Direct Flights from Vilnius
Estonian Air made this press release:

The Estonian airline Estonian Air sees growth possibilities at Vilnius Airport: in the coming two or three years the airline plans to expand the geography of direct flights from the capital of Lithuania and locate two or three aircrafts in the airport of the city.

2010 10 27

Wizz Air to Open Vilnius Base with 8 New Routes
Wizz Air, the largest low fare - low cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe announced today that it would establish its 14th operating base in Vilnius, Lithuania. Initially the airline will deploy one brand new Airbus A320 aircraft, starting from April 16th, 2011.

2010 10 11

Baggage reclaim at Vilnius Airport has been newly renovated
Reconstructions have been started at Vilnius International Airport (VIA): in order to increase attractiveness of the airport and improve quality of services, the baggage reclaim in the Arrivals Hall has been renovated and reconstructed. Passengers travelling by plane to the capital of Lithuania now can pick up their luggage at a lighter and more spacious hall.

2010 10 07

Volume of the activity of Vilnius Airport is keeping to grow
1.092 million passengers were serviced at Vilnius International Airport (VIA) during the first three quarters of this year, which is by 9 per cent more in comparison with the same period last year. The number of flights and cargo flows also increased significantly during this period.

2010 10 04

Vilnius Airport changes its management structure
A new structure of Vilnius International Airport (VIA) has become effective by the approval of the Board as of 1 October and a stage of restructuring the airport management is about to end. It is estimated that the changed structure of the enterprise, optimised number of employees, reduced management costs and increased labour efficiency will save LTL 15 million next year.

2010 10 01

Star Team Group initiates bankruptcy to JSC Star1 Airlines and JSC Star Holidays
Star Team Group made this press release:

JSC Star Team Group being unable to continue providing funding to its wholly-owned JSC Star1 Airlines and taking into account that  Star1 Airlines is unable to operate the only aircraft due to its detention in Dublin airport decided to initiate  bankruptcy to JSC Star1 Airlines.

2010 09 24

“Star1 Airlines” stops flights for one week
Star1 Airlines made this press relaese:
Due to the aircraft detention in Dublin airport on 22nd September, 2010, “Star1 Airlines” does not operate regular and charter flights. Management of the company puts all efforts to ensure that flights are continued.

2010 09 24

Star1 Airlines cancels 23rd September flight Vilnius – London – Vilnius and all flights on 24th September
Star1 Airlines informs that due to the aircraft detention in Dublin airport on 22nd September, 2010, the company cancels the following flights:
23rd September: Vilnius – London – Vilnius
            Girona - Vilnius - Girona
24th September : Vilnius – Milan – Vilnius
                 Vilnius – London - Vilnius

2010 09 23

Information from Star1 Airlines: NEW!
Star1 Airlines regular and charter flights are operated. September 23 flight Vilnius – London shall be operated at 22:10, London-Vilnius at 23:50, flight Vilnius – Girona - at 19:55.