Irish budget airline Ryanair is to extend its summer schedule of flights from the southern Polish city of Krakow by ten new destinations, bringing the total to 73, the airline announced on Friday.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the Polish prime minister, has announced Poland will close its airspace to Russian airlines owing to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.
Poland's LOT airline had cancelled all flights to Kyiv, Lviv and Odessa in Ukraine in connection with Russia's invasion of the country.
PLL LOT, Poland's flagship airline, carried about 4.2 million passengers in 2021, a significantly higher number compared to just 3.1 million in 2020, the first year of the coronavirus pandemic, the airline has reported.
Poland's flag airline LOT has suspended all flights to Belarus, and has re-routed its flights crossing Belarusian airspace, the airline informed PAP on Tuesday.
Polish national airline LOT will fly to more than 100 destinations in Europe this summer and will restore selected North American and Asian connections, the company said in a press release.
Ukrainian low-cost airline SkyUp will debut at Katowice Airport this summer bringing the number of flights between the airport and seven destinations in Ukraine to a record 19 a week despite the severe disruption to air travel caused by the pandemic.
Airline PLL LOT plans to develop links with travel agencies as the carrier looks to offset losses caused by the collapse of international business travel owing to the pandemic.
Poland's flagship airline PLL LOT will lay off up to 300 staff under an agreement sealed on Wednesday with the company's unions.
The Polish government has raised the capital of PLL LOT, the national airline, by PLN 1.1 billion (EUR 243 million) in the first tranche of a government aid programme for the flag carrier.