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Lithuania is a republic in north-eastern Europe, bordered on the north by Latvia; on the east and south by Belarus; on the southeast by Poland and Russia's Kaliningrad Oblast; and on the west by the Baltic Sea. With Latvia and Estonia, Lithuania is one of the Baltic states. Vilnius, the capital and largest city of Lithuania, is located in the south-eastern portion of the country

Latest updates

 

01Jun2016

GETJET offers flexible wet/damp aircraft leasing and charter services [added]

20Sep2015

FlyLAL was established as government-owned Lietuvos avialinijos [added] on 20Sep1991 & suspended operations on 17Jan2009

23May2015

Air Lituanica ceased operations  [update]

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

Air Klaipeda (Klaipedos Avialinijos)   

Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002* - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Air Lithuania  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 2005
Airline Code : TT : KLA
Genealogy : Aeroflot division, Kaunas >City Air Services >Lietuva >Air Lithuania >FlyLAL
Comments : Air Lithuania was established as a state-owned company on 13Sep1991 after the reorganization of Aeroflot division Kaunas. It started charter flights on 15Feb1992 as Lietuva Aviakompanija [FlyLAL was established as government-owned Lietuvos avialinijos on 20Sep1991 & suspended operations on 17Jan2009. FLyLAL was renamed from Lithuanian Airlines which was formerly a regional branch of Aeroflot (Aeroflot, Kaunas division). A scheduled and charter regional passenger and cargo airline that is the national airline of Lithuania]

Air Lituanica (airLituanica)   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2013 - 2015
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Lituanica was established by Vilnius city mayor Arturas Zuokas in May2012. Ceased operations on 22May2015

Amber Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2007
Airline Code : 0A : GNT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Apatas Air   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2009
Airline Code : -- : LYT
Genealogy : Aviapaslauga >Apatas
Comments : Apatas Air is a Kaunas-Karmelava based carrier that was formed as Aviapaslauga in 1994

Aurela  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 2013
Airline Code : -- : LSK
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Vilnius based charter carrier services for several tour operators in the Baltic states.. On 18Feb2013, the decision was taken by the Lithuanian CAA to suspend the licence of Aurela

Aviapaslauga (AP Airlines)   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1994* - 2000*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aviapaslauga >Apatas
Comments : Apatas Air is a Kaunas-Karmelava based carrier that was formed as Aviapaslauga in 1994

Aviavilsa  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

1999 - date
Airline Code : -- : LVR
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aviavilsa was founded in 1998 & operations started on 30Jun1999 (Scheduled cargo services as well as passenger and cargo charter flights)

Avion Express  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2008 - date
Airline Code : X9 : NVD
Genealogy : Nilrdic Solutions Air Services >Avion Express
Comments : Avion Express was founded by Per Weithz as Nordic Solutions Air Services in Mar2005 (Vilnius based passenger and cargo services)

City Air Services  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1991 - 1992
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aeroflot division, Kaunas >City Air Services >Lietuva >Air Lithuania >FlyLAL
Comments : Air Lithuania was established as a state-owned company on 13Sep1991 after the reorganization of Aeroflot division Kaunas. It started charter flights on 15Feb1992 as Lietuva Aviakompanija [FlyLAL was established as government-owned Lietuvos avialinijos on 20Sep1991 & suspended operations on 17Jan2009. FLyLAL was renamed from Lithuanian Airlines which was formerly a regional branch of Aeroflot (Aeroflot, Kaunas division). A scheduled and charter regional passenger and cargo airline that is the national airline of Lithuania]

Danu Oro Transportas   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2003 - 2006
Airline Code : R6 : DNU
Genealogy : Danu Oro Transportas >DOT LT
Comments : DOT LT was founded & started operations in 2003 as Danu Oro Transportas. rebranded on 13Apr2006

DAT Lite   

Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

DOT LT  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2006 - date
Airline Code : R6 : DNU
Genealogy : Danu Oro Transportas >DOT LT
Comments : DOT LT is a Vilnius based scheduled regional carrier that was formed as DANU ORO TRANSPORTAS in 2003. Rebranded on 13Apr2006

FlyLAL  updated in 2017

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2009
Airline Code : TE : LIL
Genealogy : Aeroflot, Kaunas division >City Air Services >Lietuvos avialinijos >Air Lithuania >FlyLAL
Comments : FlyLAL was established as government-owned Lietuvos avialinijos on 20Sep1991 & suspended operations on 17Jan2009. FLyLAL was renamed from Lithuanian Airlines which was formerly a regional branch of Aeroflot (Aeroflot, Kaunas division). A scheduled and charter regional passenger and cargo airline that is the national airline of Lithuania

FlyLAL Charters  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2008 - 2010
Airline Code : -- : LLC
Genealogy : FlyLAL Charters >Small Planet Airlines
Comments : Small Planet Airlines was previously known as FlyLAL Charters and was registered on 14Mar. In Oct2008, the company received its operational licenses to begin passenger flight operations. FlyLAL Charters re-branded as Small Planet Airlines in Jul2010

GETJET   

Status : Active

Dates :

2015* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : GETJET offers flexible wet/damp aircraft leasing and charter services

Grand Cru Airlines  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Airline Code : -- : GCA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Grand Cru was founded by Valdas Barakauskas, a former CEO of Lithuania's charter carrier Aurela

HC Airways   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2007 - 2009
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : HC Airways >>Star1 Airways
Comments : Star1 Airlines was established on 25May2009 when the holding company “Star Team Group” purchased HC Airways for the purpose of promoting and developing the inbound and outbound tourism in Lithuania. Commenced operations on 30Jun2009 & ceased on 01Oct2010

KlasJet   

Status : Active

Dates :

2014 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : KlasJet (Vilnius) is a business-aviation startup that focuses on the East European/Russian & Western European executive market

Lietuva Aviakompanija   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1992 - 1992
Airline Code : TT : KLA
Genealogy : Aeroflot division, Kaunas >City Air Services >Lietuva >Air Lithuania
Comments : Air Lithuania was established as a state-owned company on 13Sep1991 after the reorganization of Aeroflot division Kaunas. It started charter flights on 15Feb1992 as Lietuva Aviakompanija. Renamed to City Air Services & Air Lithuania, both in 1992. Ceased operations on 23Nov2005 due to financial reasons

Lietuvos avialinijos  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1991* - 1991*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aeroflot, Kaunas division >City Air Services >Lietuvos avialinijos >Air Lithuania >FlyLAL
Comments : Air Lithuania was established as a state-owned company on 13Sep1991 after the reorganization of Aeroflot division Kaunas. It started charter flights on 15Feb1992 as Lietuva Aviakompanija [FlyLAL was established as government-owned Lietuvos avialinijos on 20Sep1991 & suspended operations on 17Jan2009. FLyLAL was renamed from Lithuanian Airlines which was formerly a regional branch of Aeroflot (Aeroflot, Kaunas division). A scheduled and charter regional passenger and cargo airline that is the national airline of Lithuania]

Lithuania Express   

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2010)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time

Lithuanian Airlines  updated in 2017

Status : Renamed

Dates :

1991 - 2005
Airline Code : TE : LIL
Genealogy : Aeroflot, Kaunas division >City Air Services >Lietuvos avialinijos >Air Lithuania >FlyLAL
Comments : Air Lithuania was established as a state-owned company on 13Sep1991 after the reorganization of Aeroflot division Kaunas. It started charter flights on 15Feb1992 as Lietuva Aviakompanija [FlyLAL was established as government-owned Lietuvos avialinijos on 20Sep1991 & suspended operations on 17Jan2009. FLyLAL was renamed from Lithuanian Airlines which was formerly a regional branch of Aeroflot (Aeroflot, Kaunas division). A scheduled and charter regional passenger and cargo airline that is the national airline of Lithuania]

Nordic Solutions Air Services   

Status : Renamed

Dates :

2005 - 2008
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nilrdic Solutions Air Services >Avion Express
Comments : Avion Express was founded by Per Weithz as Nordic Solutions Air Services in Mar2005

Small Planet Airlines  updated in 2017

Status : Active

Dates :

2010 - date
Airline Code : S5 : LLC
Genealogy : FlyLAL Charters >Small Planet Airlines
Comments : Small Planet Airlines was previously known as FlyLAL Charters and was registered on 14Mar. In Oct2008, the company received its operational licenses to begin passenger flight operations. FlyLAL Charters re-branded as Small Planet Airlines in Jul2010

Star1 Airlines   

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2010
Airline Code : V9 : HCW
Genealogy : HC Airways >>Star1 Airways
Comments : Star1 Airlines was established on 25May2009 when the holding company “Star Team Group” purchased HC Airways for the purpose of promoting and developing the inbound and outbound tourism in Lithuania. Commenced operations on 30Jun2009 & ceased on 01Oct2010

Transaviabaltika   

Status : Active

Dates :

2010* - date
Airline Code : -- : KTB
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
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