Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Vilnius (April 14, 2020)

Location:  Lithuania

Events:

*** The next message will be released on Thursday, April 16, 2020. You can go to www.lt.usembassy.gov to see the past messages ***

Charter Flight planned for April 17

The deadline for signing up with this charter is 1400 tomorrow.  See previous messages on April 10 and 11 for details and instructions.  There is a registration sheet that is needed to sign and scan back to us. Please contact us at consec@state.gov.

STEP Program

Enroll at https://step.state.gov/ .  

Emergency Assistance

For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please write or call (consec@state.gov ; +370-5-266-5600 during working hours 10-12, 14-16 Monday through Friday).

UPDATE ON FLIGHTS AND FERRIES: APRIL 14 AND LATER

Tallinn Airport

                Lufthansa flights to Frankfurt every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 17:40.  

Riga Airport

            Air Baltic (https://www.airbaltic.com/en/travel-updates) flights from Riga to Amsterdam and Frankfurt

Departure (local time)

Route

Price per passenger

15.04.2020, 11:00

Riga (RIX) – Amsterdam (AMS)*

170 EUR

15.04.2020, 11:50

Riga (RIX) – Frankfurt (FRA)*

190 EUR

  The flights will be repeated on April 22, 29 and May 6.

Vilnius Airport

Listed below are the dates when the commercial airlines are anticipating on resuming the flights. Subject to change:

  • April 20 – Lufthansa flights from Vilnius to Frankfurt;
  • April 27 – LOT flights from Vilnius to Warsaw;
  • April 28 – Belavia flights from Vilnius to Minsk;
  • May 1 – Ukrainian Airlines flights from Vilnius to Kyiv;
  • May 1 – Scandinavian Airlines flights from Vilnius to Stockholm and Copenhagen;
  • May 1 – Aeroflot flights from Vilnius to Moscow;
  • May 1 – Wizzair flights from Vilnius to multiple destinations;
  • May 4 – Austrian Airlines flights from Vilnius to Vienna;
  • May 8 (possibly June) – Ryanair flights from Vilnius to multiple destinations;
  • May 15 – Brussels Airlines flights from Vilnius to Brussels;
  • May 20 – Turkish Airlines flights from Vilnius to Istanbul;
  • June 1 – Air Baltic flights from Vilnius to Riga and other destinations;
  • June 1 – Norwegian flights from Vilnius to Oslo;
  • July 1 – Finnair flights from Vilnius to Helsinki.

Kaunas Airport

Listed below are the dates when the commercial airlines are anticipating on resuming the flights:

  • April 28 – LOT flights from Kaunas to Warsaw;
  • May 1 – Wizzair flights from Kaunas to multiple destinations;
  • May 8 (possibly June) – Ryanair flights from Kaunas to multiple destinations;
  • June 3 – Norwegian flights from Kaunas to Oslo.

Palanga Airport

Listed below are the dates when the commercial airlines are anticipating on resuming the flights:

  • May 1 – Scandinavian Airlines flights from Palanga to Copenhagen;
  • May 9 (possibly June)- Ryanair flights from Palanga to London Stansted and Dublin;
  • June 1 – Norwegian flights from Palanga to Oslo;
  • June 8 – Air Baltic flights from Palanga to Riga;
  • July 1 – LOT flights from Palanga to Warsaw.

Klaipeda – Ferries

DFDS (https://www.dfds.com/en/) ferries are scheduled to continue to operate the following routes. Starting from April 3rd, regular travelers are not allowed to travel on the ferry Klaipeda – Karlshamn – Klaipeda.

– DFDS ferry Klaipeda – Kiel, departing Klaipeda at 22:00.
– DFDS ferry Klaipeda – Karlshamn, departing Klaipeda at 21:00.

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