In the winter season that starts this weekend, travelers will be able to use new connections from Warsaw Chopin Airport. LOT Polish Airlines will fly to Rome in Italy, Hungarian Wizz Air will launch flights to Agadir in Morocco, and Sky Express will launch flights to Athens in Greece.
On the night of October 28-29 this year. winter time will come into effect. For the aviation industry, including Chopin Airport, this means the beginning of the 2022/23 winter season, which will be valid until the last Saturday in March 2024. “With the change to winter time at the end of October, the network of air connections also changes. In the coming season, Several new routes will be launched at Chopin Airport,” the Chopin Airport press office told PAP.
New connections from LOT, Sky Epxress, Wizz Air and Ryanair
LOT Polish Airlines October 30 this year will start flights from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Rome-Fiumicino Airport. At the end of February, the national carrier will launch new connections on the Warsaw-Tashkent route. Hungarian Wizz Air will fly from Warsaw to Agadir from the end of October Morocco. The Greek Sky Express line will start flying from Chopin Airport to Athens on October 29. Irish Ryanair told PAP that all destinations introduced in the summer will be available at Chopin Airport in the winter season, i.e.: Alicante, Brussels-Charleroi, Palma de Majorca, Vienna, Paphos. Additionally, during the winter season, the carrier will add one destination: Manchester. “As every year, winter routes are also returning: Wizz Air to Grenoble, Turin and Verona and PLL LOT to Dubai,” Chopin Airport said. In addition, Aer Lingus will introduce several additional connections to Dublin over Christmas. “The winter flight network includes attractive destinations for ski lovers, people who choose to relax in a warmer climate, and travelers who prefer short city trips,” said the capital’s port.
Connections from Modlin airport
At the Modlin airport near Warsaw, Ryanair will launch three new destinations in the winter season: Copenhagen (29/10), Valencia (30/10) and Tirana in Albania (31/10). According to the latest data from the Civil Aviation Office, in the first half of this year Polish airports served 23.2 million passengers, i.e. 4%. more than in the first half of 2019 and by 40 percent more than in the same period of 2022. The most passengers were transported by: Ryanair: 7.6 million passengers, PLL LOT: 5.3 million passengers and Wizz Air: 4.7 million passengers. Warsaw Chopin Airport is the largest airport in Poland. This year’s holiday season, the port served over 7.5 million passengers. Last year there were over 14.4 million travelers.
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