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.
The Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PAZP) and protesting air traffic controller unions have reached agreement on wages and working conditions, PAZP CEO Anita Oleksiak told a press conference on Wednesday.
A Warsaw court has issued an arrest warrant against a Russian air traffic controller who was on duty at the time when the Polish presidential plane crashed in Smolensk on April 10, 2010.
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.
Irish budget airline Ryanair has complained to the European Commission about legislation which could cut back on flights to and from Warsaw from May 1, because it believes that the list of prioritised destinations unfairly favours Polish flag carrier LOT.
If no agreement is reached between striking air traffic controllers and Polish civil aviation authorities, Warsaw's two airports may soon see two-thirds of their regular flights cancelled, the Eurocontrol aviation safety agency has said.