Fourteen Polish airports are entitled to receive support under the government's anti-crisis programme, with the total amount of subsidies reaching PLN 142 mln (EUR 31.42 mln), Deputy Infrastructure Minister Marcin Horala told a Friday press conference.
Polish airports processed almost 49 million passengers in 2019, a 75 percent rise on the preceding year, according to the Civil Aviation Authority (ULC).
The gigantic six-jet-engine aircraft flew into Warsaw’s Chopin airport this morning carrying over 80 tonnes of supplies.
The Infrastructure Ministry will probably present two or three variants in June regarding the future of the Warsaw Chopin airport in light of plans to build Poland's Central Transportation Port (CPK).
Deputy Infrastructure Minister Marcin Horała said on Wednesday that the ministry is conducting advanced talks with Tokyo's Narita airport and that there is a good chance Narita will become a strategic advisor for Poland's Central Transportation Port (CPK).
Poland's Supreme Audit Office (NIK), an inspection body for government entities, will verify the country's readiness to respond to epidemiological threats as China's deadly coronavirus spreads across the world.
Poland's biggest international airport, Warsaw's Chopin, serviced a record-high 18.86 million passengers last year, 6.2 percent more than in 2018, the airport announced on Monday.
The Krakow-Balice International Airport in southern Poland handled a record-high 8,411,000 passengers last year, more by 1,641,000 than in 2018, the airport announced on Thursday.
The number of airline passengers at Polish airports went up by 16.1 percent year on year in 2018, the third highest growth rate in the EU, after Lithuania and Slovakia, the Polish Economic Institute (PIE) has reported.
Polish airports serviced 22.3 million passengers in the first half of the year, up by 7 percent from the same period of 2018, the Civil Aviation Office (ULC) announced on Wednesday. Warsaw Chopin Airport retained its spot as the most popular airport in Poland.