5th December 2017

News on Czech airports, flights

Czech Airlines and Ukraine International Airlines have agreed on business co-operation. Effective 6 November 2017, the carriers will codeshare all regular scheduled flights operated by both airlines between Prague and Kyiv. Customers will thus enjoy a greater selection of flights and better connections between the capitals of the Czech Republic and Ukraine. The carriers will now offer up to 12 return flights a week on the route, i.e. two flights a day except on Wednesdays and Saturdays when one connection will be operated, Prague Convention Bureau writes.

Prague Airport announced the launch of the two new direct routes to Kaliningrad, Russia starting from 31st October 2017 and Larnaca, Cyprus starting from 1st June 2018.

The low-cost company Wizz Air will terminate the service from Luton to Brno on January 8, 2018. Brno will maintain a connection with London Stansted airport operated by Ryanair and a connection with Munich operated by bmi regional, planes. cz writes. The joint-stock company Letiště Brno as, the tenant and the operator of the Brno airport, changed the owner. The 100% stake in the parent company of the operator was purchased by the Accolade investment group. According to Milan Kratina's statement, the Accolade team wants the new owner to build on the work of the existing owners and to continue to develop the airport, he is entering into negotiations with technology companies operating in Brno, the South Moravian Region and the city of Brno to strengthen the role of Brno Airport, planes.cz writes.

From March 26, 2018, Ryanair will add a new line from Alicante to Pardubice Airport. Flights on Monday will depart at 15:35 from Alicante to land in Pardubice at 18: 30-18: 55 and return to Alicante at 21:50. Thursday flights will depart at 17:00 from Alicante, land in Pardubice at 19: 55-20: 20, and return to Alicante at 23:15, planes.cz writes.

In the third quarter of 2017, Václav Havel Airport Prague became the fifth fastest growing airport in Europe in the category of airports handling 10-25 million passengers a year, based on the regular ACI Europe Airport Traffic Report, Prague Convention Bureau writes.



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