National flag carrier LOT Polish Airlines said in a Saturday press release that it would fly a full holiday schedule from Warsaw as well as from nine regional airports.
Poland's LOT national airline will resume some domestic routes from June 1, and the carrier's new flight schedule will be announced in early June, LOT's deputy CEO, Michal Fijol, told PAP on Sunday.
While airlines worldwide seek novel ways to protect their bottom lines in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic that has grounded virtually all passenger flights, LOT hopes the switch to cargo will cut its losses.
Polish flag carrier PLL LOT is halting investments, lowering wages and negotiating with leasing companies to optimise aircraft contracts, as part of its measures to survive the crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic, LOT spokesman Michal Czernicki has told PAP.
The Polish Aviation Group (PGL), the parent company of Polish national airline PLL LOT on Monday announced it is withdrawing from its takeover of the German airline Condor.
Around 47,500 Poles and over 800 foreigners entitled to assistance have returned to Poland via 320 special charter flights since March 15 organised jointly by the Polish government and the state flag carrier LOT, the Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.
US Ambassador to Poland Georgette Mosbacher on Twitter on Wednesday expressed her thanks to the Polish Ministry of Foreign Affairs and to LOT Polish Airlines for helping US citizens return to the US during this difficult time.
The Flight Home (#LotDoDomu) operation intended to fly home Polish citizens from various regions of the world will launch 17 charter flights on Friday, the Polish Foreign Ministry tweeted on Friday.
Four thousand Poles have returned home since Sunday on special charter flights organised jointly by the Polish government and the state flag carrier LOT, the airline’s spokesman said on Tuesday morning.
Poland's national air carrier PLL LOT has suspended some flights to the US after President Donald Trump's administration decided to close the American border to most of Europe in a bid to fight the spread of the coronavirus.