Poland will ban passenger flights to 10 countries at it further tightens coronavirus restrictions, a government regulation published on Tuesday said.
Poland's 13 regional airports handled 63 percent fewer passengers in the first half of the year than in the same period in 2019, according to a report by the Polish Regional Airports Association (ZRPL) released on Monday.
The Krakow-Balice International Airport in southern Poland serviced 205,600 passengers in July, 74 percent less than in the previous year, the airport announced on Monday.
Warsaw's Chopin Airport processed around 46,000 travelers in June, a 97.4-percent decrease year on year, the air terminal's press office has reported in a statement.
Poland will lift passenger limits from July 1 on both regular and charter flights, Deputy PM and Development Minister Jadwiga Emilewicz has announced.
On Wednesday, international passenger air traffic resumed to and from Poland after a three-month break due to the COVID-19 epidemic, airlines and airports have introduced new guidelines to ensure the safe transport of passengers.
Poland's Civil Aviation Authority (ULC), has said flights can resume with the observance of rules for the safety of passengers and airport staff, UCL President Piotr Samson announced on Friday.
Poland will restart passenger air connections in three stages. Domestic flights will be resumed on June 1, European ones will come next while intercontinental flights will be the last but only to such destinations where the coronavirus epidemic is under control.
Polish airports processed almost 49 million passengers in 2019, a 75 percent rise on the preceding year, according to the Civil Aviation Authority (ULC).
The Polish government adopted a draft law on Tuesday that opens the passenger rail services market to operators from other EU countries, the Government Information Centre (CIR) has announced.