Acting as a “symbolic gateway” to Poland, Centralny Port Komunikacyjny will serve as an air, rail and road transport hub that will ultimately seek to handle 60 million travellers by 2060.
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 second of five US C-130H Hercules transport aircraft landed in Poland on Monday afternoon, Armaments Agency spokesman Krzysztof Platek wrote on social media on Tuesday.
Polish airports serviced around 5.7 million people in the first quarter of 2022, a 440 percent passenger increase on the same period of 2021, the Civil Aviation Authority (ULC) reported on Saturday.
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 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.