Locked content LOT to launch Warsaw-Lublin route from September

LOT Polish Airlines will start a connection between Warsaw and Lublin from September 3, 2018, the company has announced. Flights on the route will take place five times a week, throughout the year. They will be performed by a Bombardier Q400 aircraft, which can accommodate 78 passengers. Flights on ...

LOT signs cooperation agreement with Israeli EL AL

LOT Polish Airlines and EL AL Israeli have signed a memorandum that initiates cooperation between carriers in the field of sales, operations and training. The agreement is to lead to signing a code-share agreement and exploring other areas of potential partnership, to strengthen the relationship bet...

LOT President meets employees over pay dispute

Rafał Milczarski, president of Polish airline LOT, invited all employees and associates to a meeting on Tuesday at 1 pm to discuss the ongoing pay dispute. “There was a total of about 20 people at the meeting, there were no trade union leaders, even though they announced that they would attend...

Locked content LOT orders 3 more Dreamliners, to have fleet of 15 by end 2019

Polish national airline LOT has ordered another three Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners under an operating lease. The aircraft will be delivered in 2019, the carrier has announced. Taking into account all contracts signed, in this and next year the carrier will have six Dreamliners in its fleet, reaching the...

Locked content Milczarski: Aviation group consolidation ‘within 6 months’

The works on the integration of the Polish Aviation Group PGL should be completed within at least next 6 months, Rafał Milczarski, CEO of state-owned airline LOT and president of the PGL said. He added that he wants this process to be clear and transparent so that it would not raise the slightest do...

Locked content LOT files complaint regarding Modlin airport to UOKiK – media

According to the Polish Press Agency PAP, state-run airline LOT filed a complaint to the antitrust watchdog UOKiK, regarding airport’s Modlin’s possible abuse of dominant position. “The activities of the airport led to the situation where the public airport operator guaranteed conditions to one carr...

Locked content No injuries in emergency landing of LOT plane in Warsaw

A plane operated by PLL LOT was forced to make an emergency landing at Warsaw Chopin Airport with front landing gear failure. There were 64 people on board of the Bombardier machine, no one was injured. The plane was flying from Kraków to Warsaw, and during the landing attempt, minutes after 19.00, ...

Locked content LOT with PLN 280 mln EBITDA in 2017

State-owned airline LOT had PLN 280 million profit from its core operations this year, company’s CEO Rafał Milczarski said. The result is nearly 100 million better than last year’s result. “LOT is fully capable of self-financing its development, does not need support and generates historically high ...

Locked content LOT gets its first Boeing 737 Max 8

State-owned airlines LOT received its first out of six ordered Boeing 737 Max 8 planes. The machine is the most modern narrow-body aircraft in the world and will be used for the carrier’s short- and mid-range routes. Polish airline is one of the first in the world with the aircraft, which had its ma...