Vilniaus Airport runway during reconstruction
Economy

Vilnius Airport reopens after runway renovation

Lithuania’s main airport in the capital of Vilnius reopened on Thursday after a 35-day closure, with the first passenger plane, an Air Baltic flight from Riga, expected to land on its renovated runway shortly after midnight on Friday. […]

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Passenger numbers jump 14% at Lithuania’s airports

Over 1.7 million passengers went through Lithuania’s airports during the first five months of 2016, up 14.7% on the same period last year, according to preliminary data from Statistics Lithuania. The most popular destinations for […]

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False alarm about Russian aircraft circling over Lithuania

A Russia Aeroflot Airbus plane was seen circling above Lithuania, causing locals to wonder what was happening given that the Russian company does not have scheduled flights arriving or departing from Kaunas airport. […]

Lithuanian airports losing race for regional domination to Riga

Direct air transport effect on Lithuania‘s economy in 2013 reached 86 million euro, or 0.25 percent of GDP. However, it is only the tip of the iceberg, since the total sum of direct, indirect, induced effects and the broader economic benefits from air transport effect in Lithuania would be 870 million euro, or 2.5 percent of GDP. […]