Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism

This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

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17th May 2019 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


UPS to open new hub near Prague

New package, freight and supply chain facility comes as businesses in the Czech Republic increasingly take advantage of export opportunities
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30th March 2022 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


From Prague to 147 Destinations Worldwide; Summer Schedule Comes into Effect

On Sunday, 27 March, the 2022 summer schedule comes into effect at Václav Havel Airport Prague. Throughout the season, Prague Airport will offer passengers a selection of 147 destinations, including 25 charter flights. A total of 58 air carriers will provide air connections with Prague. New routes, such as New York and Riyadh, will be added, while many other destinations will see increases in the number of frequencies, namely London, Madrid, and Paris. The number of operated destinations and active air carriers will reach ¾ of the record 2019 offer.   
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8th February 2022 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


Public Support of E-mobility

Sustainable development, the decarbonisation of the European economy and the use of renewable energy sources are topics that are currently stirring the public sphere in the context of the Green Deal, which is a set of political and economic initiatives by the European Commission with the main objective of making Europe the first carbon-neutral continent in 2050.
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14th January 2022 / Competitiveness / Transport, Infrastructure and Tourism


Prague Airport Handles Nearly 4.4 Million Passengers in 2021

Air transport is slowly recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic related travel restrictions impact, as evidenced, among other things, by the 2021 Václav Havel Airport Prague results. Compared to 2020, nearly 20% more passengers were handled, while the number of aircraft movements increased by 13%. The busiest day, in terms of the number of handled passengers, was 22 August 2021. The greatest number of passengers flew from Prague to Spain, Greece, and Italy. Amsterdam, Paris, and London were the most frequented out of the cities connected with Prague by direct flights.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic