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2023 06 09
In Chicago M. Skuodis invited Lithuanian and United States business communities to cooperate more closely

Marius Skuodis, Minister of Transport and Communications, participated in the North America and Lithuania Business Forum in Chicago, United States, where he presented the Lithuanian transport sector and its opportunities.

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2023 06 09
Vilnius Airport passengers will be transported by electric buses: Lithuanian Airports announced plans to upgrade passenger service diesel buses

Lithuanian Airports, in pursuit of its strategic goal of becoming a CO2-neutral organisation by 2030, announced that it will start a modernisation programme for all buses serving passengers at Vilnius Airport in autumn this year.

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2023 06 08
Port of Klaipėda’s Maritime Trade with the USA is Thriving, with New Opportunities Being Explored, According to Recent Meeting Between Lithuanian Delegates and New York Port Authorities

As part of an official visit to the USA, a delegation led by Minister Skuodis engaged in discussions with the administration of the Port of New York, which is connected to Klaipėda via a sea route.

2023 06 07
Lithuanian airports introduce preclearance flight coordination procedure - a new tool to prevent circumvention of EU sanctions at airports

Following the launch of the advance flight preclearance and screening system at the initiative of Lithuanian airports in early May, it is reported that positive results are already being observed. According to the representatives of the airports, the new system was ...

2023 06 05
Minister Skuodis is going to the United States to meet with the Secretary of Transportation and participate in the North American Lithuanian Business Forum

Minister of Transport and Communications Marius Skuodis begins a working visit to the United States on Monday.

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2023 06 02
Reconstruction of Via Baltica is gaining momentum: works begin in the longest section between Marijampolė and the Polish border

The reconstruction of the section of Via Baltica between Marijampolė and the Lithuanian-Polish border continues, as works begin in the section of the A5 Kaunas-Marijampolė-Suwałki highway from 56.83 km to 72.50 km. On 1 June, the contract for these works entered into force, signed by ...

2023 06 02
Ministry of Transport and Communications invites Lithuanian bus fleets to upgrade with electric and hydrogen buses: EUR 66 million funding allocated

Lithuanian bus fleets will be able to replace old and polluting passenger vehicles with electric or hydrogen-fuelled vehicles more quickly. 

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2023 06 01
Lithuania and Poland coordinate actions to modernise Via Baltica and improve the border road infrastructure

In order to improve communication between Lithuania and Poland in a coordinated manner, the Lithuanian Deputy Minister of Transport and Communications Julius Skačkauskas and the Polish Deputy Minister of Infrastructure Rafal Weber discussed in Marijampolė the modernisation of Via Baltica highway and improvement ...

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2023 05 31
Minister Skuodis: The promise has been kept – hot air balloons will stay in the capital

The hot air balloons that have become Lithuania’s signature will stay in Vilnius and Kaunas – the conditions ensuring this will be established by the new procedure for conducting hot air balloon flights approved by the Lithuanian Transport Safety Administration, which will enter into force on 1 June.

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2023 05 26
Lithuanian Airports are introducing a new airline incentive model: looking for the operator of flights between Vilnius (VNO) and London City (LCY) airports

In 2022 the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Republic of Lithuania, together with external consultants, prepared a plan to promote flights to destinations which have strategic importance for Lithuania. Now, Lithuanian Airports are ...

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2023 05 25
Lithuania Assumes Presidency of the International Transport Forum in Leipzig, Taking Over from the UK  

In a formal ceremony held at the International Transport Forum (ITF) Summit in Leipzig, Germany, Lithuania took over as the chair of the International Transport Forum from the United Kingdom.  

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2023 05 19
Bicycles collected during the campaign #DviratisUkrainai are on their way to Ukraine

The bicycles collected during the #DviratisUkrainai campaign initiated by the Ministry of Transport and Communications, as planned, this May left for Ukraine.

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