1st February 2019

planes.cz: New flights to Prague

Georgian Airways will increase the number of its flights between Prague and Tbilisi, capital of Georgia. Effective 31 March 2019, the airline will add a third connection to the existing two weekly services on the route, Prague Airport informed. The service will be operated on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays (new frequency) with Embraer 190 for 97 passengers. The carrier launched this route in May 2017.

Russian air carrier, Ural Airlines, has confirmed that the carrier will fly between Václav Havel Airport Prague and Zhukovsky International Airport, airport servicing Moscow. Regular scheduled morning flights will be offered up to four times a week effective 26 December 2018. The new route will be operated by Airbus A320 Family aircraft. Besides Moscow, Ural Airlines is also flying from Prague to Yekaterinburg, Russia, Prague Airport wrote.

Prague's Vaclav Havel airport handled a total of 16,797,006 passengers in 2018, which is an increase by 9% compared to the previous year. 155, 530 movements meant an increase by less than 5 per cent year-on-year. 69 companies covered 171 destinations. Most passengers, over 2 million, used routes from / to the UK, primarily from / to London airports. The UK flights recorded a yoy increase of 13.1 percent (London flights 8.8 per cent yoy). Other strong destinations include Paris, Moscow, Amsterdam and Frankfurt. The largest yoy increases were recorded for flights to Budapest, Antalya, Barcelona, ​​Madrid and London (Stansted), planes.cz informedMore.

According to published results, Pardubice Airport cleared a total of 147,572 passengers in 2018. It achieved the third best result after the peak years 2013 and 2014, although it was closed for two months due to the maintenance of the track. Ryanair flights to Alicante and London account for 40 percent of passengers,  Russian carriers  and charter flights account for the remaining share of passengers, planes.cz informs.

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