Locked content LOT to fly to Luxembourg

From March 2016 Poland’s national carrier LOT will fly from Warsaw to Luxembourg. This will be the only direct connection on this route. Flights to Luxembourg will be made throughout the year, six times a week on Embraer 170 and 175 aircrafts. With the opening of a direct connection between Lu...

Locked content LOT staff call off strike

A two-hour warning strike by LOT employees scheduled for Thursday between 6:30 and 8:30 am will not happen, as the trade union has reached an agreement with the board of managers, the media reported. “The budget has been expanded. The negotiations will continue, but they will concern only the ...

Locked content LOT’s staff will strike on Thursday

Employees of LOT, the national air carrier, will go on a two-hour warning strike on Thursday between 6:30 and 8:30 am. The union is demanding salary increases and the restoration of the salary indexation scheme from 2010. The industrial action will cause delays. “We tried to make distruption for bus...

Locked content LOT starts flights to new CEE cities

State-owned PLL LOT will launch flights from Warsaw to Košice (Slovakia), Palanga (Lithuania) and Kharkiv (Ukraine) in March next year, the company reported. The flights to Košice and Palanga will start on March 28 and will operate six days a week, and to Kharkiv from the beginning of March, five da...

Locked content LOT launches transfer center in Warsaw

On Wednesday, state-controlled Linie Lotnicze LOT opened a transfer center at Warsaw Chopin Airport, the media reported. Economy class passengers will be served at 20 check-in desks, whereas, business class passengers will have 10 units at their disposal . The company informed that the transfer time...

LOT seeking serious investor

In recent years, Polish airline LOT has gone through a process of reorganization. It has relied heavily on identifying an appropriate strategic investor. The US investment fund Indigo partners was willing to invest,  however they backed out in August due to the political situation in Poland with the...

Locked content Treasury in search for LOT investor

Poland is seeking an investor for state-owned airline LOT, but it is a time-consuming process that may not end before parliamentary elections, Treasury Minister Andrzej Czerwinski told the Polish Press Agency. “The process is not simple,” Czerwinski said. “I see no need to be limit...

Gov’t refrains from selling LOT to Indigo Partners

The Ministry of the State Treasury has sent a letter to Indigo Partners informing that it may not be possible to finalize negotiations on the fund’s investments in LOT, as “independent advisor’s analysis” are likely to last longer that this parliament’s term, Puls Bizne...

Locked content LOT and Turkish Airlines sign strategic cooperation deal

Polish national carrier LOT inked a strategic partnership agreement with Turkish Airlines to jointly examine connections’ potential and carry out market analyses, the Polish airline announced. Ultimately, the cooperation is expected to lead to a joint-venture agreement. “LOT and Turkish ...