Warsaw Chopin Airport serviced 10.7 million passengers in the first nine months of the year, three quarters of what it handled before the Covid-19 pandemic.
The financial results of the Polish Airports State Enterprise (PPL), the operator of several Polish airports, including the Warsaw Chopin Airport, considerably improved in 2021, the second year of the pandemic, against 2020, the company has reported.
In the first four months of this year, Warsaw's Chopin Airport handled more than 2,968,000 passengers, the airport announced in a press statement on Wednesday.
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.
Polish national air carrier PLL LOT will soon launch two new routes from Warsaw to Egypt and Kosovo.
Poland's Civil Aviation Authority (ULC) has posted on its website a warning of possible flight delays and cancellations at Warsaw's airport due to a protest and some flight controllers quitting their jobs.
Hungarian budget airline Wizz Air will launch four new routes from Poland this coming summer season.
Chopin Airport in 2021 serviced 7,473,734 passengers, cargo transports also saw a marked improvement during the ongoing pandemic, a Wednesday press release shows.
After the first nine months of 2021, Warsaw Chopin Airport is on track to match passenger figures for the whole of 2020, the year when the coronavirus pandemic raged across the world, crippling air traffic.
Warsaw’s Chopin Airport had its busiest month since the start of the pandemic in August with more than a million passengers using its services, an 80 percent rise on last year.