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Czech Airlines gets going to five new destinations

On 6 July, Czech Airlines began services from Prague to Linköping, a route that operates via Växjö. Flights on the 929-kilometre sector will operate twice-weekly (Mondays and Fridays) using ATR 72-500s. Here we see the inaugural flight arriving on stand in Linköping.

Czech Airlines Prague

On 1 July, Czech Airlines began services from Prague to Venice Marco Polo, a route that sees direct competition from Volotea. The SkyTeam member will operate the 529-kilometre sector thrice-weekly using a mixture of the carrier’s ATR 72-500s and ATR 42-500s. On the inaugural flight, passengers were given a small goodie bag.

  • Czech Airlines launched services to five destinations from Prague (PRG) between the dates of 1 and 6 of July, starting with flights from the Czech Republic capital to Venice Marco Polo (VCE). Services on the 529-kilometre sector will operate thrice-weekly, facing direct competition from Volotea. On 2 July, the SkyTeam member launched services to Kristiansand (KRS), a 987-kilometre airport pair that will be flown twice weekly (Thursdays and Sundays). The following day, 3 July, the carrier launched flights to Athens (ATH). The 1,555-kilometre distance between the capitals of the Czech Republic and Greece will be connected with twice-weekly (Mondays and Fridays) flights on board the carrier’s A319s, with services increasing to four times weekly from 23 July. The route faces direct competition from Aegean Airlines which flies the sector five times weekly. Finally on 6 July, Czech Airlines launched services from Prague to Växjö (VXO), with flights continuing onto Linköping (LPI). Flights will operate twice-weekly (Mondays and Fridays) using ATR 72-500s. The services to Sweden face no direct competition according to OAG Schedules Analyser data. See how Växjö and Linköping airports FTWA’s compare to others from around the world.
Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition (WF)
1 July Prague (PRG) Venice (VCE) EQV (2) Volotea (2)
2 July Kristiansand (KRD) ATR7 (2)
3 July Athens (ATH) A319 (2) Aegean Airlines (5)
6 July Växjö (VXO) ATR7 (2)
Linköping (LPI) via VXO
Source: OAG Schedules Analyser for w/c 7 July 2015. WF = Weekly frequencies.

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