The flight from Vilnius was scheduled for 2:40 p.m., while the airplane from Berlin was planned to land in the Lithuanian capital at 6:55 p.m.
Berlin’s airports Schoenefeld and Tegel said the strike action of ground staff had caused severe disruption of air traffic from 4 a.m. local time (3 a.m. Lithuanian time) on March 13 until 5 a.m. On March 14. According to the statement, after the end of the strike action restrictions in air traffic may continue.
Flights between Berlin and Vilnius are also conducted by Ireland’s low-cost company Ryanair – its Monday’s flights have not yet been canceled. A Ryanair airplane should land in Vilnius at 4:10 p.m. and take off back to Berlin at 4:35 p.m.