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2020 11 20
Lithuanian Airports join EASA Aviation Industry Charter for COVID-19

Lithuanian Airports have officially joined the Charter initiated by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency ( EASA ) and undertook the commitment to ensure the highest epidemiological safety standards, as well as to exchange information with other members of the Charter in order to manage the challenges faced by the aviation industry due to the pandemic.

2020 11 18
Lithuanian Airports CEO elected to the Board of ACI Europe

In the Assembly of the Airports Council International (ACI Europe), held on November 17, Marius Gelžinis, the CEO of Lithuanian Airports, was elected to the Board of this organization. The Council unites more than 500 airports across Europe.

2020 11 05
Lithuania is getting ready for essential digitization of the sector of transport and logistics

In response to the initiative of the European Union, Lithuania is going to digitize rapidly its sector of transport and logistics, and is also inviting other countries from the Baltic Region and the Eastern Partnership to cooperate. Today the ministers of transport are going to discuss joint actions and confirm them by joint...

2020 10 13
The Lithuanian transport sector is planning an essential transformation in order to implement the EU Green Deal

Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr. Jaroslav Narkevič introduced the objective to the managers of the enterprises within the regulatory area of the ministry to prepare a wide programme for the transport sector, aiming to transform the transport sector according to the European Green Deal, to help...

2020 09 24
The Lithuanian and Polish Ministers of Transport agree about closer cooperation and sign the memorandums

The Lithuanian Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr. Jaroslav Narkevič, and the Polish Minister of Infrastructure, Mr. Andrzej Adamczyk, who is visiting Vilnius, discussed today the expansion of the infrastructure connecting the countries, implementation of the project Rail Baltica, common actions about...

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2020 09 23
The official visit to Lithuania started with the journey on Rail Baltica

Polish Minister of Infrastructure, Mr. Andrzej Adamczyk started his official visit to Lithuania by testing the railway Rail Baltica that connects Lithuania and Poland. He reached Kaunas on train, where he discussed the most important issues of the sector with the Lithuanian Minister of Transport and Communications, Mr. Jaroslav Narkevič.

2020 09 16
Economic infrastructure improvements to increase the railway traffic safety and environmental protection

In the coming years, as part of the broader economic infrastructure improvements, the Lithuanian railway network will be upgraded by installing the traffic safety and environmental protection measures as well as intelligent transport systems. This project was proposed by the Ministry of Transport and Communications...

2020 09 15
Baltic states and Poland will strengthen collaboration in installing 5G networks

Lithuanian Minister of Transport and Communications Jaroslav Narkevič, Latvian Minister of Transport Talis Linkaits, Estonian Minister of Economy and Transport Taavi Aas and Polish Minister of Digital Affairs Marek Zagorski electronically signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the development of the fifth-generation mobile...

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2020 09 04
Ministry: legal interests of the owners have to be protected when the land is expropriated for public needs

The Ministry of Transport and Communications has prepared and submitted to the Government for consideration the package of 9 draft laws, the purpose of which is to ensure protection of the legal interests of persons, when the State is implementing projects of special national significance, and to create legal...

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2020 09 02
Lithuania to refer to the Court of Justice of the European Union because of harmful provisions of the Mobility Package

In order to defend national economic interests and to protect the carriage business from unequal competitive conditions, Lithuania is going to refer to the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) asking to annul the Mobility Package that was adopted this year. The Government approved this...

2020 07 17
Rail Baltica receives an extra 606 million euro in funding from the EU

The European Commission has finished evaluating applications as per the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF), and the Rail Baltica project in the Baltic States and Poland has received significant extra funding – over 606 million euro. In Lithuania, the allocated financing will be used for preparing plans for the European standard gauge Rail Baltica railway and...

2020 07 09
Provisions of the controversial Mobility Package are discussed

Following the final approval of the controversial Mobility Package by the European Parliament, the Ministry of Transport and Communications is taking measures to ensure the streamlined operation of Lithuanian carriers. Among the measures under consideration is a joint action with other countries before the European Court of Justice.

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