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.
Passenger traffic at Polish airports increased by 35 percent last year against 2020 but was still down by 60 percent compared to 2019, due to the recurring waves of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Civil Aviation Authority (ULC) has said.
Irish budget airline Ryanair is to extend its summer schedule of flights from the southern Polish city of Krakow by ten new destinations, bringing the total to 73, the airline announced on Friday.
Warsaw’s Chopin Airport is not experiencing major flight delays, airport spokesperson Anna Dermont told PAP on Friday.
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.
Katowice Airport has become the hub for United Nations air supplies of humanitarian aid for Ukraine, the airport management reported on Monday.
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.
Krakow Airport saw passenger numbers increase last year to almost 3.1 million compared to nearly 2.6 million seen in 2020.
In the first three quarters of 2021, Polish airports serviced over 12.9 million passengers, the Civil Aviation Authority (ULC) announced on Thursday.