An airliner coming into land at Katowice Airport came within a whisker of disaster when it passed over a large drone with just 50 metres of clearance.
Air operations at the Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport were interrupted on Sunday owing to a lack of approach controllers.
Air operations at the Gdańsk Lech Wałęsa Airport will likely be impaired on Sunday owing to lack of approach controllers.
A total of 181 new employment contracts have been signed by air traffic controllers with the Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PAZP) under an agreement reached with an air traffic controllers' union.
Poland's air traffic management authority and the air traffic controllers' trade union have concluded a preliminary agreement on changes to the work and remuneration regulations proposed by the latter, both parties have announced.
Poland's infrastructure minister has welcomed an agreement between the Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PAZP) and air traffic controllers which has averted mass flight cancellations.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, has described a PLN 55,000 (EUR 11,690) monthly salary for striking air traffic controllers as a “very good” proposal.
Representatives of the air-traffic controllers trade union (ZZKRL) and Poland's Air Navigation Services Agency (PAZP) are set to meet again on Tuesday, the two announced in a joint statement, in an effort to avoid a closure of airspace that could lead to severe disruption to air travel in Poland.
A further round of talks is scheduled to start at 14:00 on Monday between Poland's Air Navigation Services Agency (PAZP) and the striking ZZKRL traffic controllers' union, the two parties announced in a joint press release following talks on Sunday.
Failure to reach an agreement between the Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PAZP) and air traffic control unionists, by Friday, may result in large-scale flight cancellations, an aviation official said on Thursday.