Heston Airlines is a charter airline serving as a supplier to airlines and customers in Europe, the Middle East and Africa with a fleet of Airbus A 320-200s. The airline doesn't offer any scheduled flights, hence, online check-in and a frequent flyer programme aren't available for the airline.
Heston Airlines is a Lithuanian airline based in Vilnius, Lithuania. The airline is owned by Heston Aviation Group, who is specialised in maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO).
As a charter airline, Heston Airlines hasn't got any scheduled destinations. All of Heston Airlines routes will be on customer request. Due to the aircraft limitations, these on-demand routes would only be short or medium-haul routes.
The Lithuanian lessor is targeting to operate in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
Each passenger receives a baggage allowance of 5 kg with a maximum dimension of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm as well as a free personal item such as a backpack, a handbag, a laptop and a camera. The personal item cannot exceed 30cm x 40cm x 10cm.
Any baggage that exceeds the carry-on baggage limit will be asked to transport as checked baggage, including any prohibited items like any fluid exceeding 100ml.
Each fare-paying passenger receives a free baggage allowance of 20kg with a maximum dimension of 158cm. Passengers travelling with infants receive additional checked-in baggage of 10kg and a personal item like a folding buggy.
Any checked baggage exceeding 32kg will not be accepted by the airline.
Web check-in isn't available for passengers, all passengers must check-in at the airport.
As passengers cannot check-in online, passengers should arrive early at the airport to check in on time for their flights.
Airport check-in counters close 40 minutes before the scheduled departure time and the boarding gate closes 15 minutes the established departure time.
Passengers should report to the check-in desk as soon as they arrive at the airport, to avoid missing the check-in deadline for the airline. Any passengers who fail to report to check-in on time are considered to be late for check-in. The airline has the rights to deny any late passenger to board the aircraft.
Passengers who need special assistance at the airport should leave plenty of time at the airport for the airline to arrange any assistance required.
At Alternative Airlines, we recommend passengers arrive at the airport two hours before for domestic flights and three hours before for international flights.
Frequent flyer programme isn't available for the airline.
Heston Airlines isn't part of any airline alliances.
As of abril 2021, Heston Airlines is planning to operate the Airbus A320-200 aircraft. It's a narrow-body aircraft with a seating capacity of around 190 passengers. The aircraft type is capable of flying both short and medium-haul routes.
Vilnius Airport (VNO) is an international airport that is serving the capital of Lithuania. It's located 5.9km from the city. There are three airports in the city in total but Vilnius Airport is the largest by passenger numbers amongst the three.
At pre-COVID times, the airport was accommodating around 5 million passengers annually with one runway and a passenger terminal. It's a hub airport for airBaltic and GetJet Airlines. Ryanair and Wizz Air are both frequent visitors at the airport. Other airlines flying to and from the airport include Avion Express, Blue Panorama Airlines, Finnair, LOT Polish Airlines, Norwegian, SAS Scandinavian Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and more.