Tag: Lithuania

Re-routing around Ukraine is disrupting traffic flows across a wide area

The invasion of Ukraine has brought commercial flying there to a standstill, and stopped overflights of neighbouring Moldova. Elsewhere around the borders of Ukraine, Russia and Belarus, overflights are also much disrupted. Here EUROCONTROL explore the changes in overflights between mid-Februa...

MAAS Aviation opens new world-class aircraft paint shop in Kaunas, Lithuania

MAAS Aviation, recognised experts in aircraft painting and exterior coatings, has opened a new purpose-built paint shop at Kaunas Airport (KUN).  The facility, which is the first of its kind in Lithuania, grows MAAS Aviation’s global footprint to eleven best-in-class paint shops and increases the...

Mitnija to build a new passenger departure terminal at Vilnius Airport

Mitnija, one of the largest construction companies in Lithuania, has won an almost EUR 25 million public tender to build a new 14,400 sq. m passenger terminal at Vilnius International Airport. The contract also includes transformation of another 34,000 sq. m of access areas. The project was commissi...

Wizz Air lands at London Southend Airport

Wizz Air lands at London Southend Airport

Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the leading low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe today celebrates the start of operations at Southend Airport. UK Passengers will be able to experience the delights of Vilnius in Lithuania, and Bucharest, Sibiu and Iași in Roman...

Winter season news in the sky of Lithuanian Airports: long-time favorite and new directions

Winter season news in the sky of Lithuanian Airports: long-time favorite and new directions

Airports in Lithuania have good news for those who plan holiday or business trips during the cold season - in cooperation with air carriers, 6 new directions have been introduced, and the timetable of some of the most popular directions has been updated. This year more than 5 million passengers ...

Wizz Air the latest airline to start routes from London Southend Airport

Wizz Air the latest airline to start routes from London Southend Airport

Wizz Air has become the latest airline to add routes from expanding London Southend Airport, adding to flights it already operates from London airports Gatwick and Luton. From November, the Central and Eastern European low-cost carrier will start services to Bucharest (five times a week) and Vil...

airBaltic rolls out special Lithuanian Airbus A220-300 livery

airBaltic rolls out special Lithuanian Airbus A220-300 livery

Due to the growing demand of airBaltic services in Lithuania airBaltic has created a special livery of its Airbus A220-300 aircraft dedicated to Lithuania. Now airBaltic’s Airbus A220-300 aircraft registered as YL-CSK is carrying the colours of the Lithuanian flag and the name of its capital ...

LOT Polish Airlines launches new Vilnius-London City route

LOT Polish Airlines launches new Vilnius-London City route

LOT Polish Airlines yesterday (1 May) started a new route between Vilnius and London City linking the Lithuanian capital city with London’s most central airport for the very first time. The carrier is utilising its new Embraer 190s on the link and will operate up to twice a day, becoming the t...

Lithuanian Airports welcomes 1.3m passengers in Q1 2019

Lithuanian Airports welcomes 1.3m passengers in Q1 2019

After the first three months of this year Lithuanian Airports record a targeted growth in the company’s results and carried more than 1.322 million passengers. That is seven per cent more than last year during the same time frame. The biggest growth was at Vilnius Airport, which welcomed more ...

Small Planet Airlines ceases operations

Small Planet Airlines ceases operations

Lithuania-based Small Planet Airlines has stopped operations – becoming the latest carrier to fall by the wayside due to financial problems. The airline ceased flying after its air operating licence was suspended by Lithuania’s civil aviation authority last week. Vilnius Regional Court had pr...

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