Tags: Palanga Airport

New CFO joins Lithuanian Airports team

Petras Akstinas has joined the Lithuanian Airports team. A specialist in accounting and finance for almost three decades, he will take up the position of Head of the Finance Department of Lithuanian Airports at the end of November. Prior to joining the Lithuanian Airports team, Mr Akstinas held senior finance management positions in petroleum products […]

Lithuanian Airports announces an international tender for the operator of all its parking lots

Lithuanian Airports has announced an international tender for the selection of the operator of all the parking lots managed by Lithuanian Airports. The new operator will manage more than 3,300 parking spaces (existing and planned in the future) at three airports in Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga. It is being planned that the winner of the […]

Lithuanian airports among the first in Europe to complete preparations for a modern border screening system: changes expected to start this year

A new Entry – Exit System (EES) is planned to be launched at border posts this year. This will directly affect third-country citizens entering the European Union (Schengen area) for the first time, who will have to undergo an additional registration procedure before crossing the border. This upcoming change will also require new infrastructure and […]

New and automated defibrillators delivered to passenger terminals at Lithuanian Airports

Lithuanian Airports announces that since January, brand new, additional and automated defibrillators have been installed in the passenger terminals of Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga airports. A total of 15 additional smart emergency devices have been installed and are available in the most crowded areas of the airport. Currently, there are 23 automated defibrillators at all […]

Lithuanian airports’ aviation traffic results for October 2022

Aviation growth continues to rapidly catch up with the pre-pandemic (2019) results, with nearly 90% of passenger traffic and 80% of flight traffic restored this October. Last month, 548 000 passengers travelled through Lithuanian airports, 4 713 flights were handled, and cargo volumes grew. Kaunas Airport continues to demonstrate an exceptional rate of recovery and […]

The winter aviation season starts at Lithuanian airports: the most popular routes and new destinations for winter holidays

On the last Sunday of October, the winter aviation season will start along with the change of time. This year, Lithuanian airports for travellers will offer almost 70 destinations, including two new routes for ski enthusiasts. According to representatives of Lithuanian Airports, the winter season routes will maintain Lithuania’s good air connectivity with strategically important […]

Lithuanian Airports: in September aviation traffic continued to grow, with double-digit growth in charter passenger numbers

Aviation growth has continued unabated at the start of autumn, with traffic and passenger numbers close to pre-pandemic rates. In September, Lithuanian airports handled just over 531,000 passengers and 4.7 thousand flights. In the same period in 2019, 603,000 passengers and 5.7 thousand flights were handled. In total, during the first nine months of 2022 […]

Lithuanian Airports to analyse options for the network master plan

Lithuanian Airports has announced an international procurement for the analysis and preparation of the network master plan. This study is expected to provide guidelines for the development of the airport network ten years into the future. The document will provide an overview of the current infrastructure capacity and assess the long-term prospects for expansion under […]

New company selected to manage aviation fuel infrastructure in Vilnius and Palanga as the airports prepare to supply sustainable aviation fuel

A company called ‘Baltjet‘ won the public contract through the international call for tenders procedure for the management of aviation fuel supply infrastructure (fuel farms) at Vilnius and Palanga airports, which was launched by Lithuanian Airports. In addition to the usual processes of aviation fuel supply, the new operator has committed itself to contribute to […]

The reconstruction of Palanga Airport is complete: air gates are ready to resume operations

The reconstruction of Palanga Airport, which started a month and a half ago, has been completed. All the planned works have been completed: the runway and taxiway have been upgraded, the apron has been reconstructed, and the engineering and lighting systems have been renewed. On Thursday, the airport will resume operations after a 45-day shut-down […]