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.
Poland's biggest international airport, Warsaw's Chopin, serviced a record-high 18.86 million passengers last year, 6.2 percent more than in 2018, the airport announced on Monday.
Last year, the Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair serviced 13.2 million passengers in Poland. This year's plans provide for a growth to 14.2 million, the Puls Biznesu daily reported on Friday.
As many as 300 mln Polish passengers chose rail transport in 2019, up from 310 mln in 2018, Infrastructure Minister Andrzej Adamczyk said in parliament on Thursday.
The Krakow-Balice International Airport in southern Poland handled a record-high 8,411,000 passengers last year, more by 1,641,000 than in 2018, the airport announced on Thursday.
In 2019, for the first time in its history, national flag carrier LOT carried more than 10 million passengers in a single year.
The number of airline passengers at Polish airports went up by 16.1 percent year on year in 2018, the third highest growth rate in the EU, after Lithuania and Slovakia, the Polish Economic Institute (PIE) has reported.
Passenger railway carrier PKP Intercity reported that on August 18 the company saw a daily record in the number of transported passengers, PKP Intercity has said in a statement.
Warsaw Modlin Airport serviced over 1.88 million passengers in the first seven months of 2019, 4.7 percent more compared to the same period last year, the airport has said..
With new destinations and more people using it as a transfer hub, the city’s main airport is pulling in the travellers.