Tag: Poland

Polish Government Approves Plans for a New Airport

Polish lawmakers have approved divisive legislation to build one of Europe’s largest airports that would begin operations in about a decade and would be located between Warsaw and the city of Lodz. Estimated costs of the future airport reach up to 7 billion euros.  It is initially to serve some 45 million passengers a year, along with huge […]

Small Planet Airlines Becomes Lead Charter Carrier in Poland

Small Planet Airlines Sp. z o. o. became the number-one carrier in the charter market in Poland, according to the data of the Polish Civil Aviation Authority (ULC). The leisure charter carrier has outrun the previous market leader Enter Air by the number of passengers transferred from Polish airports on both domestic and international routes […]

Boeing, LOT Polish Airlines Celebrate Delivery of 737 MAX

Boeing and LOT Polish Airlines celebrated the delivery of the first 737 MAX for the carrier, ushering the new and improved 737 airplane into the central and east Europe market. The jet is also the first MAX placed by leading airplane lessor Air Lease Corporation. Boeing, LOT Polish Airlines celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s […]

Rolls-Royce, Safran JV Opens Poland ADT Facility

Aero Gearbox International (AGI), a Rolls-Royce and Safran Transmission Systems joint venture set up in 2015, has opened a new 145,300 square feet facility in Poland to produce accessory drive trains (ADT) for all future Rolls-Royce commercial aircraft engines. Located in Ropczyce in the country’s south eastern region, AGI says it plans to take staff […]

BAA Training Invites Future Wizz Air Cadets to Meet in Warsaw

BAA Training, European standard aviation training center, is inviting all aspiring future pilots to the Wizz Air Cadet Program Open Day on 25 March, in Warsaw, Poland. During the Open Day, BAA Training will walk the participants through the application and assessment process as well as the structure of Wizz Air Cadet Program, while representatives […]

Etihad Airways on the Lookout for New Pilots in Europe

If you know your way around the flight deck of the world’s biggest passenger plane, among others, Etihad Airways would probably like to hear from you. The national airline of the UAE has announced it will shortly launch a pilot recruitment drive across Europe. It is the first major push for new flyers in two […]

LOT Orders 10 Boeing 737s, Including the Most Modern Boeing 737 MAX 8s

LOT develops its fleet of mid-range planes. In 2017 the Polish airlines, being one of the first airlines in the world, is going to have the first Boeing 737 MAX 8 – a state-of-the art aircraft belonging to the popular 737 family. In the first half of next year, LOT’s fleet will be extended also […]

Airbus Helicopter’s Open Letter to the Polish Prime Minister

In light of recent statements regarding the status of the multirole helicopter tender in Poland, Airbus Helicopters feels the need to refute a number of misleading allegations reported in the media. It is our belief that Polish citizens and the Polish armed forces deserve full transparency on the tender process in which Airbus Helicopters and […]

Poland In Talks To Sell LOT Airline Stake

Poland is in talks with Chinese investors over selling a stake in LOT Polish Airlines, Deputy Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said. “LOT is our national carrier, which we are trying to save no matter the cost,” Morawiecki said. Polish national daily Rzeczpospolita earlier reported that Air China had expressed an interest in acquiring a 49 […]

Air Canada Inaugurates Toronto-Warsaw Service

The arrival of flight AC1926 from Toronto-Pearson at Warsaw Chopin Airport this morning further expands Air Canada Rouge’s presence in Central Europe. The non-stop seasonal service, operating four-times a week, makes Air Canada the only Canadian airline offering non-stop service between Canada and Poland. “We are pleased to add Warsaw, the Polish capital and a […]