From next summer, Hungarian budget airline Wizz Air will launch 15 new destinations, from Gdansk (northern Poland), Krakow (southern Poland) and Warsaw, the carrier announced on Tuesday.
The carrier stands to lose USD 200 million according to findings made by analysts.
The trainees will be schooled according to Ryanair standards in order to join the company's aircrews as quickly as possible.
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.
In 2019, Wizz Air wants to carry 2.9 million passengers from the Gdansk Airport, in northern Poland. This year, the carrier will launch four new routes from Gdańsk: to Oslo-Sandefjord-Torp, Bodo, Bremen and Kutaisi.
LOT Polish Airlines will launch two new connections from Budapest in September, to Brussels and Bucharest, the airline and Ferenc Liszt Airport in Budapest announced in a joint communique on Thursday.
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.
Poland's flagship airline PLL LOT and the construction company Unibep on Friday received the Mercurius Prize from the Polish Embassy in Stockholm, in recognition of their expansion to the Swedish market.