Polish national air carrier LOT will extend its summer schedule of flights from Warsaw by five new destinations, the airline CEO has announced.
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.
If no agreement is reached between striking air traffic controllers and Polish civil aviation authorities, Warsaw's two airports may soon see two-thirds of their regular flights cancelled, the Eurocontrol aviation safety agency 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.
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.
Polish national air carrier PLL LOT will soon launch two new routes from Warsaw to Egypt and Kosovo.