LOT, Poland's national airline, has sued the US aircraft maker Boeing in a court in Seattle, demanding damages of at least PLN 1 billion (USD 250 million) due to the grounding of Boeing 737 Max aircraft which LOT had purchased.
Air travel within Polish airspace is picking up but it is still below the level recorded before the coronavirus pandemic, show the results of a new study by the Polish Air Navigation Services Agency.
Mateusz Morawiecki made the announcement during a joint press conference with Ambassador of Afghanistan to Poland Tahir Quadiry in Warsaw on Thursday.
So far, 12 Polish planes, carrying over 850 people in total, have flown out of Kabul to Poland, the evacuation of Afghans and other nationalities continues, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs tweeted on Wednesday afternoon.
Another plane with evacuees from Afghanistan landed at Warsaw's Chopin airport on Sunday morning. According to a PAP source, there were 80 people on board.
In total, 260 people have been evacuated from Afghanistan to Poland so far, the head of the Prime Minister's Office told PAP on Saturday morning.
Aircraft belonging to Poland's national airline, PLL LOT will avoid Afghan airspace, an airline press officer has told PAP.
PLL LOT, Poland's national airline, suffered a PLN 1.04 billion (EUR 227 million) loss in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic, the company said in a management report.
Polish airports serviced 14.5 million passengers in 2020, a 70 percent drop on the preceding year due to traveling restrictions caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, the Civil Aviation Authority (ULC) has said.
LOT Cargo, the freight arm of Poland's national flag carrier, has delivered 18 oxygen concentrators to India to aid in the fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, LOT announced on Wednesday.