Hungarian low cost carrier Wizz Air officially inaugurated its base at Kraków Airport in southern Poland on Wednesday. It is the airline's fifth base in Poland, thanks to which Wizz Air will launch 18 new connections this year.
Warsaw Chopin, the biggest airport in Poland, is to withdraw from handling charter flights from 2021 and has been encouraging travel agents to start cooperation with Radom Airport, located some 100 km south of Warsaw, the Rzeczpospolita daily has reported.
Thirteen Polish regional airports serviced a record number of 28.1 million passengers in 2018, 15.3 percent more than in the previous year, according to data from the Polish Regional Airports Union.
Irish low-cost air carrier Ryanair has announced it is to add a sixth plane to its fleet at Kraków (southern Poland) Airport next summer and add six new connections from that location.
Kraków Airport, the second biggest airport in Poland, has put 10 new destinations on its winter schedule as of Sunday. In total, 20 carriers operating from the airport will offer 100 connections.
Almost 624,000 passengers used the services of Kraków (southern Poland) Airport in August 2918. The result is 15 percent up on a year earlier.
The more-than1.9 million passengers serviced by the Polish capital's airport represents growth of 12.6 percent over July 2017's 1.7 million and is the best July in the facility's history, the airport announced on Friday.
Check-in statistics from the Kraków Airport show that in the first half of this year, a record number of animals (551) traveled by plane along with their owners. According to airport authorities, passengers are increasingly taking their pets (dogs and cats) with them.
Kraków Airport (southern Poland) has serviced over 3.192 mln passengers in the first six months of 2018. Compared with last year, it shows an increase of 18 percent. London, Frankfurt and Warsaw were the most popular routes operated by the Kraków Airport.
To cope with rising air traffic through Warsaw, the Polish government will build a new central airport. The Central Transport Hub, as it is called, has become the governing Law and Justice (PiS) party’s key infrastructure project. Named after the Solidarity trade union that helped topple communism in Poland in 1989, it is due to open in 2027.