Archive for the ‘LOT Polish Airlines’ Category

New airline routes and aviation news

July 17th, 2012

Time for a dose of news from the aviation world. We start off this week’s post with the Polish flag carrier LOT Polish Airlines. Those of you who fly on the Warsaw – New York route may want to know that as of October 29, 2012, the service will be transferred from Airport Newark to John F. Kennedy Airport.

The Dutch-based leisure carrier Arkefly offers now seasonal flights to the popular Greek destination – Preveza. The Amsterdam – Preveza route is in operation until August 22, 2012. Speaking about Europe, you might want to check out our Europe travel guide with loads of useful information for everyone intending to traveling to or around the Old Continent.

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Aer Lingus, Arkefly, Aviation news, Emirates, Europe, LOT Polish Airlines, News by Continent, North America, The Middle East

New airline routes: LOT, TAP Portugal and Air France

June 18th, 2012

Welcome to the hot June aviation news. In today’s edition three traditional carriers. Without more ado we begin with LOT.

The recent days saw the resumption of flights Warsaw – Beirut by the Polish flag carrier LOT Polish Airlines. Warsaw travellers may now enjoy three weekly flights to this fascinating Middle-Eastern metropolis.

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Air France, Airlines, Berlin Tegel, Europe, LOT Polish Airlines, News by Continent, TAP Portugal, The Middle East

Lot – Baggage Allowance

November 17th, 2011

Hi flyers. In our weekly article presenting the luggage policy of both low-cost airlines and traditional carriers, we present a brief summary of the baggage allowance of LOT Polish Airlines – the flag carrier of Poland.

LOT – carry-on baggage

One is allowed to take on-board 1 item of hand baggage weighing up to 6 kg/13 lb and and not exceeding 118 cm / 45 in (total size).

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Airlines, Baggage allowance, LOT Polish Airlines

New routes and services – update

September 20th, 2011

Hi flyers and aviation enthusiasts. Let us find out how things are shaping up in the world of aviation – in today’s highlights a handful of new routes from traditional carriers as well as low-cost airlines.

We begin with Brussels Airlines. This popular Belgian carrier strengthened its African network by adding a new route from Brussels to Bamako, the capital of Mali in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Airlines, Asia, Brussels Airlines, Delta Airlines, Europe, LOT Polish Airlines, News by Continent, North America, WizzAir

Lufthansa MilesAndMore

May 30th, 2011

Lufthansa Miles & More

We have all heard about the Lufthansa miles program and the possibility of being awarded prizes for the miles we have flown but not everybody know how it works precisely and that is why we went through the terms and conditions and prepared a summary for you.

What is Miles & More

Miles & More offers an opportunity to earn miles and receive rewards for loyalty. The program is used by both Lufthansa and partner companies in some countries, e.g. LOT Polish Airlines, Luxair or SWISS International Air Lines.

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Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Swiss International Air Lines, Tips and hints

Plenty of new transatlantic routes in 2011

May 6th, 2011

It seems as though the market is not yet saturated as far as transatlantic routes are concerned given that some 28 new routes to North-American destinations are either already launched or expected to be in operation in 2011.

Among the airlines to set up routes to US and Canada are e.g. Delta, Air France, Air Berlin, SAS or British Airways. Let us take a look at a few examples of the announced services.

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Air Berlin, Air France, Airlines, British Airways, Europe, LOT Polish Airlines, New Routes, News by Continent, North America, SAS

The most extreme of cases of passenger misconduct

April 27th, 2011

Sometimes it is tough to be a plane passenger and flying may be a precarious business given how many things can happen destroying your trip. But sometimes it is the passengers who are giving the crew a hard time. Their list of achievements is long and includes disobeying instructions, unruly and antisocial behaviour or even attacking the crew.

A recent episode which happened on a LOT Polish Airlines flight from Chicago to Warsaw where two drunk passengers ran wildly around and one of them went amok and the punched a female flight attendant in the face is a good example of what we are talking about. The pilots had to land on Iceland and the flights was disrupted and delayed.

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Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Other

The weekly update on new routes and services

April 26th, 2011

Hi guys. Alas, the Easter holiday is over! Back to the daily business. As usually, we start off with our weekly preview of the latest developments in the world of aviation – new routes, new services as well as other news from the low-cost airlines and traditional carriers.

We begin in Eastern Europe where the Hungarian low-cost airline Wizz Air has opened its new base in Vilnius. Altogether, the carrier will operate 8 routes from there: VilniusBarcelona, Vilnius London Luton as well as Doncaster, Cork, Milan Bergamo, Rome, Eindhoven and Stockholm.

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Czech Airlines, flydubai, KLM, LOT Polish Airlines, Ryanair, WizzAir

The weekly update on new routes and services

April 18th, 2011

Hi guys. Traditionally on Monday we publish our weekly preview of the latest developments in the world of aviation – new routes and services and other news from the low-cost airlines as well as traditional carriers.

We begin with quite a few changes in the route network of the British low-cost carrier bmibaby. This carrier announced it would close down its bases in Manchester and Cardiff and stop flying from these airports. One of the implications of it is that the Manchester – Prague route will be discontinued. The planes serving the routes which are to be discontinued will be redeployed to Belfast, Birmingham and Belfast.

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Air Berlin, bmibaby, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Ryanair

LOT introduces “First Minute” fares

March 8th, 2011


The traditional Polish carrier LOT Polish Airlines is currently launching a new sale which at the same time is its biggest marketing campaign ever. Underlying the sale is the concept of first minute fares which is a fresh twist on the known last minute travels notion.

The concept is kind of self-explanatory – it is all about cutting the travel expenses by booking one’s fare long in advance. The fares are clustered in 3 price and distance categories:

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Airfare Deals, Airlines, Europe, LOT Polish Airlines, News by Continent