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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, 2016GETJET offers flexible wet/damp aircraft leasing and charter services [added]
September 20, 2015FlyLAL was established as government-owned Lietuvos avialinijos [added] on 20Sep1991 & suspended operations on 17Jan2009
May 23, 2015Air Lituanica ceased operations  [update]

Airline

Operating DatesStatus

Air Klaipeda (Klaipedos Avialinijos)

2002* - 2003*Status?

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Air Lithuania

1992 - 2005Inactive

^ 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

Air Lituanica (airLituanica)

2013 - 2015Inactive

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

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Amber Air

2004 - 2007Inactive

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Apatas Air

2003 - 2009Inactive

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

^ Genealogy : Aviapaslauga >Apatas

Aurela

1996 - 2013Inactive

^ Comments : On 18Feb2013, the decision was taken by the Lithuanian CAA to suspend the licence of Aurela

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Aviapaslauga (AP Airlines)

1994* - 2000*Renamed

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

^ Genealogy : Aviapaslauga >Apatas

Aviavilsa

1999 - dateActive

^ Comments : Aviavilsa operations started on 30Jun1999

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Avion Express

2008 - dateActive

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

^ Genealogy : Nordic Solutions Air Services >Avion Express

City Air Services

1991 - 1992Renamed

^ 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

Danu Oro Transportas

2003 - 2006Renamed

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

^ Genealogy : Danu Oro Transportas >DOT LT

DAT Lite

2012 - dateActive

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DOT LT

2006 - dateActive

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^ Genealogy : Danu Oro Transportas >DOT LT

FlyLAL

2005 - 2009Inactive

^ Comments : FlyLAL was established as government-owned Lietuvos avialinijos on 20Sep1991 & suspended operations on 17Jan2009

^ Genealogy : Lietuvos avialinijos >Lithuanian Airlines >FlyLAL

FlyLAL Charters

2008 - 2010Renamed

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

^ Genealogy : FlyLAL Charters >Small Planet Airlines

GETJET

2015* - dateActive

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

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Grand Cru Airlines

2013 - dateActive

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HC Airways

2007 - 2009Renamed

^ 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

KlasJet

2014 - dateActive

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

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Lietuva Aviakompanija

1992 - 1992Renamed

^ 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

Lietuvos avialinijos

1991* - 1991*Renamed

^ Comments : FlyLAL was established as government-owned Lietuvos avialinijos on 20Sep1991 & suspended operations on 17Jan2009

^ Genealogy : Lietuvos avialinijos >Lithuanian Airlines >FlyLAL

Lithuania Express

(2010)Began?

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Lithuanian Airlines

1991 - 2005Renamed

^ Comments : FlyLAL was established as government-owned Lietuvos avialinijos on 20Sep1991 & suspended operations on 17Jan2009

^ Genealogy : Lietuvos avialinijos >Lithuanian Airlines >FlyLAL

Nordic Solutions Air Services

2005 - 2008Renamed

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

^ Genealogy : Nordic Solutions Air Services >Avion Express

Small Planet Airlines

2010 - dateActive

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

^ Genealogy : FlyLAL Charters >Small Planet Airlines

Star1 Airlines

2009 - 2010Inactive

^ 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

Transaviabaltika

2010* - dateActive

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