Locked content LOT to post a profit for 2016

State-owned Polish airlines LOT were profitable in 2016 and will post a PLN 200 million profit from its core activities, according to company’s press official Adrian Kubicki who cited the company’s unaudited financial data. “LOT estimates that the result on core activities will be close ...

Locked content LOT to get more Dreamliners  

Polish national airline LOT is to lease three new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners, the company announced on Tuesday. Under the terms of the contract with Aviation Capital Group, LOT Polish Airlines will receive the first of three new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners in March 2018. “The Dreamliner 787-9 can c...

Locked content LOT to open up new routes

LOT’s new strategic partnership agreement with the Estonian carrier Nordica will enable the airline to introduce new routes across northern Europe and Scandinavia beginning later this month, according to a recent report in Gazeta Prawna. The Polish airline plans to acquire 49 percent of Nordica subs...

Locked content Indonesia wants to launch Warsaw-Jakarta flights

The government of Indonesia, as well as the Polish ambassador to that country, have indicated that they will encourage airlines to open up direct flights between the capitals of the two countries. According to the country’s deputy secretary of the vice-president Dewy Anwar, “Poland could become the ...

Locked content LOT to plant trees to offset carbon emissions

LOT Polish Airlines will be entering a completely new line of activity. In accordance with an international agreement to balance CO2 emissions, Poland’s national carrier will plant maple, beech, and acacia trees. At the beginning of October, after many years of efforts, member states of the Internat...

Locked content Gowin: Air China could be an investor in LOT

LOT Polish Airlines needs a foreign investor. Air China could be such a partner, taking a minority share in the airline, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Science and Higher Education Jarosław Gowin stated during a visit to Chengdu, China. Gowin said that, among other topics, his talks in Chengd...

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 Treasury can give LOT a year to find investor

Treasury Minister Dawid Jackiewicz told the Polish Press Agency (PAP) that Poland may give national carrier LOT up to a year to find an investor. “After the compensation period that lasted to January … we keep hovering around the break even point, but we have a revenue increase, which me...

Locked content LOT to connect Poland with South Korea

Poland’s flagship carrier LOT Polish Airlines has announced a new connection from Warsaw to the South Korean capital, Seoul. The first flight is scheduled for October 17, 2016. LOT will fly to Seoul three times a week (on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays). The tickets cost from PLN 1,599 and ...