Warsaw Modlin Airport serviced over 1.58 million passengers in the first six months of 2019, the airport has announced. The figure represents an 8.9 percent growth compared to the same period last year.
With new destinations and more people using it as a transfer hub, the city’s main airport is pulling in the travellers.
Hungarian low cost carrier Wizz Air officially inaugurated its base at Kraków Airport in southern Poland on Wednesday. It is the airline's fifth base in Poland, thanks to which Wizz Air will launch 18 new connections this year.
Thirteen Polish regional airports serviced a record number of 28.1 million passengers in 2018, 15.3 percent more than in the previous year, according to data from the Polish Regional Airports Union.
Guided by responsibility for Polish national air carrier LOT employees and the company, and taking into account the inconvenience to passengers, trade unions operating in LOT have decided not to stage a strike on Tuesday, May 1.
The potential expansion of Warsaw's secondary Modlin Airport to the capacity of 8-10 million passengers annually would cost PLN 1.045 bln (EUR 249 mln) and take 45 months, according to an analysis by engineering consultancy firm Arup.