Locked content Poles went on 6.6% more journeys in 2017

The number of tourist journeys carried out by households reached 38.7 million in 2017, marking an increase of 6.6 percent compared to 2016, statistics office GUS stated. This means that a statistical household organized 2.9 tourist trips. The majority of the excursions (93 percent) were private. Ove...

Locked content Two-thirds of travel booking websites are misleading – EU

The European Commission and EU consumer protection authorities, after a screening of price comparison and travel booking websites across the EU, found that 235 out of 352 checked portals were not reliable when it came to pricing, very often adding extra fees during the checkout process, which were n...

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 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 Ryanair unveils new flights from Warsaw

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair will launch daily flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Szczecin from March 27, 2017, the CEO Michael O’Leary announced during a press conference on Tuesday. Ryanair also will carry out three daily flights (instead of two) from Warsaw Modlin to Gdańsk and Wrocław...

Locked content Poll: 60% of Poles go on vacations in home country

A new poll by SW Research revealed that Poles are more keen on spending their vacations in Poland than somewhere abroad. As much as 60 percent of respondents claimed they would like to holiday in Poland, while only 27 percent preferred foreign resorts. Some 13 percent hesitated or were not able to a...

Locked content Ryanair launches 8 new routes from Warsaw

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair announced it will move its base from Warsaw Modlin Airport to Warsaw Chopin Airport. Starting from October 30, the airline will carry out three (instead of two) flights to Gdańsk and Wrocław daily. Ryanair also informed about increasing the number of aircrafts in Polan...

Locked content LOT launches new European flight routes

On March 1 LOT Polish Airlines launched two new flight routes – to Ljubljana and Luxembourg. “From today, LOT will perform five flights per week to Ljubljana and six to Luxembourg. Due to short and convenient transfers at Warsaw Chopin Airport, this offer is not only for passengers from ...

Locked content 2015: A successful year for Polish airports

Polish airports served almost 31 million passengers, a 3,8 million rise compared to the previous year, Gazeta Wyborcza reported. An overwhelming majority of airports in Poland recorded rises in passengers served, ranging from 10 to over 50 percent. Chopin Airport in Warsaw remained the most popular ...