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 ...

Locked content LOT to overhaul its fleet and add routes out of Warsaw hub

“LOT Polish Airlines is planning an overhaul of its narrowbody fleet with the addition of some more aircraft to better compete with low-cost rivals in the fast-growing eastern European market and add routes out of its Warsaw hub,” the carrier’s CEO Rafal Milczarski announced on Sat...

Locked content NIK: State aid saved LOT from bankruptcy

The Supreme Audit Office (NIK) said in a report that if it wasn’t for the state aid of PLN 527 million granted in 2012 for the national carrier, LOT, the airline would go under. The body has critically assessed the restructuring process implemented before that date, saying that “planned ...

Locked content Poland to find a financial investor for LOT

According to the Treasury Ministry’s press office, Poland intends to take control over its flagship airline PLL LOT. Moreover, they are going to attract a financial investor. The Treasury Minister Dawid Jackiewicz is making an extensive plan for the company. In his opinion, PLL LOT requires &#...