OREANDA-NEWS. The number of business passengers in the main airport of the country has increased by 8 percent since October last year. Within a year of operation of the renovated Business Club "IDW Esperanza Resort" at Vilnius Airport its services have already been used by 28.5 thousand departing business class clients. The number of such passengers was slightly more than 26 thousand in the same period last year. The flows of business clients have increased by almost half in total since the Business Club was established at Vilnius Airport back in 1997.

According to Artaras Stankeviuius, Director of Vilnius Airport, business clients are a very important part of the whole passenger flow, therefore, the aim is to offer the services meeting their needs and expectations.

"For this purpose the Business Club was renovated last year and a well-known brand that has earned a prestigious name was selected as the airport's partner to ensure the especially high level of service. The highest quality of service for departing and arriving passengers is one of the priority tasks of the airport, and growing passenger flows are a sign that we work in the right direction", - notes A. Stankevi?ius.

The Business Club at Vilnius Airport was renovated in October last year, and its management was entrusted to luxury brand "IDW Esperanza Resort" also managing the 5+ star resort residence located near Trakai in Lithuania. The latter is a member of the famous "Small Luxury Hotels of the World" network uniting most luxurious independent hotels around the world.

"We are pleased by the success of the business club idea. It is important for us to ensure the high-quality representation of Lithuania at the global level therefore we will continue thinking of a way to offer the best possible conditions for passengers coming here in order to make their time before flight as pleasant as possible", - says Tomas Maknickas, General Manager of IDW Esperanza Resort.

Business passengers visiting the Business Club located on the third floor of Vilnius Airport's departure terminal are offered a cosy and air-conditioned environment, high-quality Internet connection, fax services, the latest Lithuanian and foreign press, satellite television, snacks, soft and hard drinks. The business passenger hall also provides work places equipped with computers.