Poland's national carrier LOT is to launch a new direct route between Warsaw and Washington DC from June 2020, the company has announced.
On Sunday Poland's national air carrier LOT launched regular flights from Warsaw to the Sri Lankan capital Colombo. The thrice-weekly seasonal connection will continue until March 28 2020.
A Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner ordered by Poland's national carrier LOT Polish Airlines landed in Warsaw on Friday morning after a nine-hour-and-50-minute direct flight from the factory of the US producer Boeing in Charleston, North Carolina.
Warsaw's Chopin airport has announced new connections this winter season from national carrier LOT and Hungarian budget airline Wizz Air, while Kraków (southern Poland) has announced six new connections and Katowice (southern Poland) 12 new routes.
Frank J. Spula, the president of America's largest Polish diaspora organisation, the Polish American Congress, said in a telephone conversation with PAP that he is satisfied that US President Donald Trump "kept his word" regarding lifting visas for Poles.
During the war Polish pilots were held in such high esteem in Britain that there were even reports of British pilots trying to improve their chances with women by using the chat-up line: “I’m a Polish aviator. Please have a drink with me. I’m very lonely.”
LOT Polish Airlines inaugurated a new route from Warsaw to Miami on Saturday, the airline's ninth connection to the USA and the first direct flight between Poland and Florida.
LOT has had to suspend its five 737 Max jets after Boeing grounded all of its aircraft following horror crash in Ethiopia which killed all on board.
The aviation authority said that the Boeing 737 MAX 8s would not be allowed to fly over Poland as national carrier LOT says it has suspended flights.
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.