Tag: Vilnius Airport

Statistics of Lithuanian Airports in July

In July this year, Lithuanian Airports almost reached the pre-pandemic total monthly passenger flow results - last month they managed to restore 97% of the same passenger flow in 2019. In July, more than 577,000 passengers travelled through the country's airports and 4,795 flights were handled. ...

Vilnius Airport welcomes its newest carrier as SWISS launches flights to Zurich

On Wednesday, March 30th, 2022, Switzerland’s largest air carrier SWISS have launched direct regular flights between Vilnius and Zurich. Flights will be performed twice weekly – on Wednesdays and Saturdays. This new route is of strategic importance for both Lithuanian Airports and the tourism...

Prototype electric passenger bus is being tested at Vilnius Airport

The prototype electric bus Dancer developed and manufactured in Lithuania is being tested for passenger transportation at Vilnius Airport. The prototype of a fully environmentally friendly vehicle, adapting the latest scientific discoveries, is being developed by a subsidiary of the Vėjo Projekt...

Reconstruction of Vilnius Airport aerodrome is nearing completion

The largest infrastructure reconstruction project in the history of Vilnius Airport, which has been intensively carried out for three years at Vilnius Airport aerodrome, is moving towards the end. The reconstruction is expected to be completed by the end of this year. The completion of all the...

New flight destinations launched at Lithuanian airports

Since the end of October, the number of direct and regular flights at Lithuanian airports has increased. As the intensive recovery of the aviation sector continues, it is planned that as many as eleven new destinations will be launched from Vilnius and Kaunas airports before the end of the year, ...

Vilnius Airport launches international public tender to construct new departures terminal

Vilnius Airport, which is a part of the Lithuanian Airport network, has launched an international public call for tenders as it begins looking for a contractor which will construct a new module of a passenger departures terminal in the northern part of the airport. After the construction of this ...

Lithuanian Airports announces tender for aviation fuel infrastructure lease

Lithuanian Airports are launching an international tender to lease the existing fuel storage facilities at Vilnius and Palanga airports for ten years to manage the existing infrastructure as efficiently as possible. According to Dainius Ciuplys, Head of the Operations and Infrastructure Departmen...

Vilnius Airport: Construction of new passenger departure terminal suspended

Lithuanian Airports and a construction company Mitnija agreed to terminate the contract for the construction of a new passenger departure terminal at Vilnius Airport. Such a decision was made because the financial challenges in the aviation sector due to the pandemic aggravated the search for the...

Safe travel becomes more convenient as Vilnius Airport opens Covid-19 testing site

From March 1, passengers travelling though Vilnius Airport will have the option of conveniently conducting the necessary Covid-19 test before or after the flight. Lithuanian laboratory “Rezus.lt” has opened a coronavirus testing site in the premises of Lithuania’s main air gateway. The provide...

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...

Vilnius Airport officially opens new VIP terminal & conference centre

As the aviation industry is gradually beginning to recover and various restrictions for organizing events are lifted, a new multifunctional building has been officially opened at Vilnius Airport – it houses the new VIP terminal and a conference centre. Situated at a unique location...

Vilnius Airport implements necessary safety measures

Vilnius Airport will see the first post-pandemic passenger flight on May 13th. Germany’s national carrier Lufthansa will perform the first renewed flight between Frankfurt am Main and Vilnius. Lithuania’s largest airport is fully ready to resume passenger flights. The airport has implemented ne...

Vilnius Airport to cut check-in times with self-service baggage stations

Vilnius Airport aims to cut check-in times with self-service baggage drop-off stations as it develops a new baggage handling system Lithuanian Airports have announced two public procurements and currently are looking for contractors who will install a new baggage management system compliant with...

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