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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

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June 1, 2016

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

September 20, 2015

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

May 23, 2015

Air Lituanica ceased operations  [update]

Airlines

Air Klaipeda (Klaipedos Avialinijos)   

^ Status :          Unsure

^ Dates :           2002* - 2003*

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Air Lithuania  updated

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1992 - 2005

^ 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]

^ Genealogy :    Aeroflot division, Kaunas >City Air Services >Lietuva >Air Lithuania >FlyLAL

^ Airline Code : TT : KLA

Air Lituanica (airLituanica)   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           2013 - 2015

^ Comments :   Air Lituanica was established by Vilnius city mayor Arturas Zuokas in May2012. Ceased operations on 22May2015

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Amber Air   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           2004 - 2007

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : 0A : GNT

Apatas Air   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           2003 - 2009

^ Comments :   Apatas Air is a Kaunas-Karmelava based carrier that was formed as Aviapaslauga in 1994

^ Genealogy :    Aviapaslauga >Apatas

^ Airline Code : -- : LYT

Aurela  updated

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           1996 - 2013

^ 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

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : LSK

Aviapaslauga (AP Airlines)   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1994* - 2000*

^ Comments :   Apatas Air is a Kaunas-Karmelava based carrier that was formed as Aviapaslauga in 1994

^ Genealogy :    Aviapaslauga >Apatas

^ Airline Code :  

Aviavilsa   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           1999 - date

^ Comments :   Aviavilsa operations started on 30Jun1999

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : LVR

Avion Express   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2008 - date

^ Comments :   Avion Express was founded by Per Weithz as Nordic Solutions Air Services in Mar2005

^ Genealogy :    Nordic Solutions Air Services >Avion Express

^ Airline Code : N9 : NVD

City Air Services  updated

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1991 - 1992

^ 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]

^ Genealogy :    Aeroflot division, Kaunas >City Air Services >Lietuva >Air Lithuania >FlyLAL

^ Airline Code :  

Danu Oro Transportas   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           2003 - 2006

^ Comments :   DOT LT was founded & started operations in 2003 as Danu Oro Transportas. rebranded on 13Apr2006

^ Genealogy :    Danu Oro Transportas >DOT LT

^ Airline Code : R6 : DNU

DAT Lite   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2012 - date

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

DOT LT  updated

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2006 - date

^ Comments :   DOT LT is a Vilnius based scheduled regional carrier that was formed as DANU ORO TRANSPORTAS in 2003. Rebranded on 13Apr2006

^ Genealogy :    Danu Oro Transportas >DOT LT

^ Airline Code : R6 : DNU

FlyLAL  updated

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           2005 - 2009

^ 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

^ Genealogy :    Aeroflot, Kaunas division >City Air Services >Lietuvos avialinijos >Air Lithuania >FlyLAL

^ Airline Code : TE : LIL

FlyLAL Charters   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           2008 - 2010

^ Comments :   FlyLAL Charters re-branded as Small Planet Airlines on 22Jul2010

^ Genealogy :    FlyLAL Charters >Small Planet Airlines

^ Airline Code : -- : LLC

GETJET   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2015* - date

^ Comments :   GETJET offers flexible wet/damp aircraft leasing and charter services

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Grand Cru Airlines   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2013 - date

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : GCA

HC Airways   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           2007 - 2009

^ 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

^ Genealogy :    HC Airways >>Star1 Airways

^ Airline Code :  

KlasJet   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2014 - date

^ Comments :   KlasJet (Vilnius) is a business-aviation startup that focuses on the East European/Russian & Western European executive market

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Lietuva Aviakompanija   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1992 - 1992

^ 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

^ Genealogy :    Aeroflot division, Kaunas >City Air Services >Lietuva >Air Lithuania

^ Airline Code : TT : KLA

Lietuvos avialinijos  updated

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1991* - 1991*

^ 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]

^ Genealogy :    Aeroflot, Kaunas division >City Air Services >Lietuvos avialinijos >Air Lithuania >FlyLAL

^ Airline Code :  

Lithuania Express   

^ Status :          Not started

^ Dates :           (2010)

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code :  

Lithuanian Airlines  updated

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           1991 - 2005

^ 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]

^ Genealogy :    Aeroflot, Kaunas division >City Air Services >Lietuvos avialinijos >Air Lithuania >FlyLAL

^ Airline Code : TE : LIL

Nordic Solutions Air Services   

^ Status :          Renamed

^ Dates :           2005 - 2008

^ Comments :   Avion Express was founded by Per Weithz as Nordic Solutions Air Services in Mar2005

^ Genealogy :    Nordic Solutions Air Services >Avion Express

^ Airline Code :  

Small Planet Airlines   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2010 - date

^ Comments :   FlyLAL Charters re-branded as Small Planet Airlines in Jul2010

^ Genealogy :    FlyLAL Charters >Small Planet Airlines

^ Airline Code : -- : LLC

Star1 Airlines   

^ Status :          Inactive

^ Dates :           2009 - 2010

^ 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

^ Genealogy :    HC Airways >>Star1 Airways

^ Airline Code : V9 : HCW

Transaviabaltika   

^ Status :          Active

^ Dates :           2010* - date

^ Comments :    

^ Genealogy :     

^ Airline Code : -- : KTB

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