Flights from Warsaw to Germany and Israel have been cancelled owing to strikes in the two countries, the press office of the capital’s Chopin Airport told PAP.
Due to a technical problem a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner en route from Warsaw to Seoul is returning to Chopin Airport, the spokesman for LOT Polish Airlines told PAP on Sunday.
A PLL LOT Dreamliner on a flight from Warsaw to Zanzibar on Sunday was turned back after developing a fault and landed safely at Chopin Airport.
A flight from the Lithuanian capital Vilnius to London was forced to make an unscheduled stop in Poznan after a drunken man physically and verbally abused fellow passengers.
Tragically killed just two weeks later, the duo beat the odds to clinch victory in Europe’s top flying competition. Now, a model plane has been release in honour of their achievements.
Mateusz Morawiecki, the prime minister, has appealed for compromise between protesting air traffic controllers and the state air navigation agency PAZP as Warsaw faces severe flight cuts.
Representatives of the air-traffic controllers trade union (ZZKRL) and Poland's Air Navigation Services Agency (PAZP) are set to meet again on Tuesday, the two announced in a joint statement, in an effort to avoid a closure of airspace that could lead to severe disruption to air travel in Poland.
A striking air traffic controllers' union is demanding a pay rise to an average of PLN 80,000 (EUR 17,210) a month from the current PLN 33,000 (EUR 7,100), the Polish government's spokesperson has said.
The Eurocontrol aviation safety agency has not yet decided on cancelling flights to and from Poland, and all flights should be unaffected after May 1, Poland's Civil Aviation Authority (ULC) said on Friday.
Up to 300 flights over Polish airspace may have to be rerouted and many flights to and from Poland cancelled if an ongoing dispute between air traffic controllers and aviation authorities is not resolved soon, the Eurocontrol agency told PAP on Friday.