Locked content Airlines net profit seen to grow by 10% in 2019

In 2019 global airline industry net profit may reach $35.5 billion, nearly 10 percent more than this year, according to the International Air Transport Association (IATA) forecast. Overall industry revenue is seen at $885 billion next year, 7.7 percent more compared to 2018. Average net profit per d...

Locked content Enter Air signs €27.4 mln charter agreement with Airconsulting

Enter Air unit signed an air charter transport agreement with Airconsulting for the sale of seats in airplanes and crew. The deal value is about €27.4 million. The agreement is for summer-winter 2018 season and will be valid till March 31, 2019. In case of flights cancelation by Airconsulting, Enter...

Locked content Over 30 mln passengers at Polish airport in Q3

At end-Q3 Polish airports after had over 30 million passengers, which is 18 percent y/y increase, according to the Civil Aviation Office (ULC) data. The biggest airport was Warsaw Chopin airport with 12 million passengers, the second one was Kraków-Balice with 4.3 million passengers. Low-cost Irish ...

Locked content Ryanair to launch charter operations in Poland

Irish low-cost airline, Ryanair, plans to start passenger charter operations in Poland as soon as in 2018, company’s CEO Michael O’Leary said. The airline is interested in such activity because of high demand from Polish tour operators. “We need to save Polish holiday makers from the cur...

Locked content Giant double-decker airplane to land in Warsaw

The world’s largest passenger aircraft, the Airbus a380, will land at Warsaw’s Okęcie Airport on February 10, as one of Emirates Airlines’ jumbo jets is scheduled to fly from Dubai to the Polish capital, the airline said in a press release over the weekend. The one-time flight has been planned as a ...

Locked content Ryanair optimistic about future

Irish airline Ryanair predicted on Monday that it will grow by 10 percent over the next eight years, in spite of admitting to fears over the potentially-damaging effects of Brexit. According to the BBC report, the airline reported a 7 percent increase in profits during the first half of the fiscal y...

LOT to be first airline to fly Boeing 737 MAX 8

Next year, LOT Polish Airlines will receive four used Boeing 737s, and in 2018 will start receiving new Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft, LOT announced today at a press conference at which it presented plans for the development of its fleet.

Locked content Over 15 mln passengers handled in Polish airports

During the first half of 2016, Polish airports handled over 15.2 million people, which is 10 percent more than last year. Warsaw’s Chopin Airport was picked by the most passengers – more than 8.35 million people were handled there since the beginning of the year, of which 7.5 million in intern...

Locked content Ryanair launches new routes from Gdańsk and Kraków

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair announced the launch of new flights from Kraków and Gdańsk. Starting from summer season 2017, the airline will carry out flights from Kraków to Venice (Italy), Porto (Portugal), Pescara (Italy), Lourdes (France) and Chania (Crete, Greece). Additionally, the carrier ann...

Locked content WizzAir launches new routes from Katowice with new airbus

Hungarian Wizzair, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced it will place a sixth Airbus A320 aircraft at its Katowice base. From March 2017, the airline will operate four new services to such destinations as Catania on the island of Sicily, the capital of Portugal Lisbo...