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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
Amendments  

31 Mar 2018

DAT Lite appears to have ceased operations [updated]

31 Mar 2018

Lithuania Express was a subsidiary of Iceland Express that hoped to start operations in 2010 offering low-cost services from Vilnius to destinations such as Amsterdam and Berlin [updated]

24 Feb 2018

Aviavilsa, founded in 1998 & operations started on 30Jun1999, suspended operations in Jan2018 [updated]

Air Klaipeda (Klaipedos Avialinijos)   

Status : Status unknown

Dates :

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

Air Lithuania  last update: 31Mar2018

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]
Aircraft : ATR 42-300, Tu-34, Yak-40

Air Lituanica (airLituanica)  last update: 31Mar2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2013 - 2015
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Lituanica was established by Vilnius city mayor Arturas Zuokas in May2012. It received its air operator's certificate on 26Jun2013 and Brussels was its first destination, with services starting on 30Jun2013. Ceased operations on 22May2015. It filed for bankruptcy on 08Jun2015
Aircraft : Embraer E-170, Embraer E-175

Amber Air  last update: 31Mar2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2007
Airline Code : 0A : GNT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Amber Air was formed in 2004 and initially operated charter services but intended to move into scheduled services to Germany and Scandinavia. Ceased operations
Aircraft : Saab 340B

Apatas Air  last update: 31Mar2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2009
Airline Code : -- : LYT
Genealogy : Aviapaslauga >Apatas
Comments : Apatas Air is a Kaunas-Karmelava based carrier that was formed as Aviapaslauga in 1994
Aircraft : Let 410UVP

Aurela  last update: 31Mar2018

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
Aircraft : B.737-300, B.757-200, Hawker HS-125-700, Tu-134A, Yak-40, Yak-42D

Aviapaslauga (AP Airlines)  last update: 31Mar2018

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

1994* - 2005
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aviapaslauga >Apatas
Comments : - [Apatas Air is a Kaunas-Karmelava based carrier that was formed as Aviapaslauga in 1994]
Aircraft : An-74, Let 410, Tu-204 Freighter

Aviavilsa  last update: 31Mar2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2018
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). Suspended operations in Jan2018 and closed down
Aircraft : An-26B, ATR 42-300F

Avion Express  last update: 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)
Aircraft : Nil at this time

City Air Services  last update: 2017

Status : Renamed / merged

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]
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Danu Oro Transportas   

Status : Renamed / merged

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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

DAT Lite  last update: 31Mar2018

Status : Inactive

Dates :

2012 - 2014*
Airline Code : -- : DLT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : DAT Lite appears to have ceased operations
Aircraft : Beech 300 Super King Air

DOT LT  last update: 31Mar2018

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
Aircraft : ATR 42-300QC, ATR 42-500, ATR 72-200, ATR 72-200QC, Saab 340A

FlyLAL  last update: 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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

FlyLAL Charters  last update: 31Mar2018

Status : Renamed / merged

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 14Mar2008. In Oct2008, the company received its operational licenses to begin passenger flight operations. FlyLAL Charters re-branded as Small Planet Airlines in Jul2010]
Aircraft : B.737-300, B.737-400, B.737-500, B.757-200

GETJET   

Status : Active

Dates :

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

Grand Cru Airlines  last update: 16Mar2018

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
Aircraft : B.737-300, A.320-200

HC Airways  last update: 31Mar2018

Status : Renamed / merged

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]
Aircraft : Hawker 800XP

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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Lietuva Aviakompanija   

Status : Renamed / merged

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
Aircraft : Nil at this time

Lietuvos avialinijos (Lithuanian Airlines)  last update: 31Mar2018

Status : Renamed / merged

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]
Aircraft : Yakovlev Yak-42, Tupolev Tu-134, Antonov An-24, Antonov An-26

Lithuania Express  last update: 31Mar2010

Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2010)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Lithuania Express was a subsidiary of Iceland Express that hoped to start operations in 2010 offering low-cost services from Vilnius to destinations such as Amsterdam and Berlin
Aircraft : Planned : B.737-700

Nordic Solutions Air Services  last update: 31Mar2010

Status : Renamed / merged

Dates :

2005 - 2008
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nilrdic Solutions Air Services >Avion Express
Comments : Vilnius based passenger and cargo services - [Avion Express was founded by Per Weithz as Nordic Solutions Air Services in Mar2005. Rebranded in 2008]
Aircraft : Saab 340

Small Planet Airlines  last update: 31Mar2018

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
Aircraft : A.320-200, A.321-200, B.737-300, B.737-500, B.757-200

Star1 Airlines  last update: 31Mar2018

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
Aircraft : B.737-700

Transaviabaltika  last update: 31Mar2018

Status : Active

Dates :

2010* - date
Airline Code : -- : KTB
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Transaviabaltika is a passenger charter carrier based out of Kaunas International (KUN)
Aircraft : Let 420, BAe Jetstream 32
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