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The new departure terminal at Vilnius Airport in Lithuania is currently under construction and will be open in 2025, the airport takes a closer look at the project and explains why the new terminal is going to set new standards of passenger experience and state-of-the-art technology.
On 31 January 2023, during an official ceremony, the construction of Vilnius Airport's new departure terminal was announced. The large-scale project is said to last two years. The first travellers will be able to use the new terminal in early 2025.
Lithuanian Airports has announced a new study, which is expected to provide a master plan that will outline the development of the airport network 10 years into the future.
Lithuianian Airports has been hugely impacted by COVID-19, with net losses of €4.67 million in the first half of 2021 and €1.96 million during the months of January to June 2020.
The AI assistant has been integrated on the websites of Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga airports, and will support passengers in planning their trips seamlessly.
The reconstruction of Palanga Airport's runway, taxiway and parts of its apron will begin in autumn 2021, with airport operations to be suspended for up to 45 days.
In addition to a new airport management system, new Information Display Systems have also been installed by Lithuanian Airports at Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga Airports.
Following the termination of the original contract for the construction of the new departures terminal at Vilnius Airport, Lithuanian Airports is now set to publish a new international public procurement procedure.
In the most recent instalment of International Airport Review’s exclusive series, Marius Gelžinis, CEO of Lithuanian Airports, is optimistic of the sector’s recovery post-COVID-19 as he evaluates the balance of passengers’ needs and desire to travel, while keeping safety as the highest priority.
The reconstruction of Palanga Airport's runway, as well as one taxiway and parts of the apron, will take 45 days and €13.6 million to complete.
The year 2019 saw Lithuanian Airports support its highest number of PRMs across its network of airports, with as many as 56 per cent being satisfied with the accessibility services on offer. However, ensuring equal access to services is a priority for the operator, and Lithuanian Airports continues to work…
The loan agreement concerns infrastructure, efficiency and safety upgrades at Lithuanian Airports-managed Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga Airports.
The new terminal will more than double passenger capacity, from the current 900 to 2,400 passengers per hour.