Czech Airlines adds four new destinations

On 17 July, Czech Airlines launched a new twice-weekly service between Prague and Liverpool. Flights on the 1,226-kilometre sector will be flown on Mondays and Fridays using the SkyTeam member’s A319s. Cutting the ribbon are Liverpool Airport’s Air Service Development Manager, Paul Winfield, and Czech Airlines’ Marketing Manager, Jitka Kolářová, along with the Captain of the inaugural flight and fellow crew members.

Czech Airlines adds four new destinations

Pulling onto stand in Edinburgh on 14 July is Czech Airlines’ inaugural flight from Prague via Lodz. Services from Prague will compete with easyJet, while the 1,556-kilometre sector from Lodz will face no direct competition. Flights operate twice-weekly on Tuesdays and Saturdays. The airline also launched services from the Scottish capital to Rzeszow. Services to the Polish city will be flown on the same days as those to Prague and Lodz.

On 14 July, Lodz Airport in Poland welcomed the arrival of Czech Airlines. The SkyTeam member will operate services from the Polish city to Edinburgh and Prague. Both will be flown twice-weekly on Tuesdays and Saturdays using the airline’s A319s.

On 14 July, Czech Airlines launched services from Edinburgh to Rzeszow. Flights on the 1,804-kilometre sector will be flown twice-weekly on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Passengers and the crew were offered a slice of traditional launch cake before jetting off to Scotland. Czech Airlines becomes the second carrier to connect Rzeszow with the UK. Ryanair currently operates from the airport to Bristol, East Midlands, London Luton, London Stansted and Manchester.

  • Czech Airlines launched services to four new destinations on the 14 and 17 July, starting with flights from Prague (PRG) to Lodz (LCJ), with the service continuing onto Edinburgh (EDI). The 401-kilometre sector to the Polish city faces no direct competition, however services to Edinburgh do face competition from easyJet, which operates direct services between the Czech Republic and Scottish capitals five times weekly. Flights between Lodz and Edinburgh face no direct competition. On the same day, the airline launched services from the Scottish airport to Rzeszow (RZE) in Poland, becoming the second carrier to connect the Polish city with the UK after Ryanair. The city pair will operate twice-weekly on Tuesdays and Saturdays, the same days of operation as those between Prague, Lodz and Edinburgh. On 17 July, the SkyTeam member launched services from Prague to Liverpool (LPL). Flights operate on the 1,226-kilometre airport pair twice-weekly on Mondays and Fridays, also facing no direct competition. All of the new services will be flown using the carrier’s A319s. See how Edinburgh, Liverpool, Lodz and Rzeszow airports FTWA’s compare to others from around the world.
Launched From To Aircraft (WF) Competition (WF)
14 July Prague (PRG) Lodz (LCJ) A319 (2)
Edinburgh (EDI) via LCJ easyJet (5)
Lodz (LCJ) Edinburgh (EDI)
Edinburgh (EDI) Rzeszow (RZE)
17 July Prague (PRG) Liverpool (LPL)
Source: OAG Schedules Analyser for w/c 21 July 2015. WF = Weekly frequencies.


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