Present at the ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open LOT Polish Airlines’ new line between Warsaw Chopin and Billund on 2 July were: Ole Egberg Mikkelsen, Ambassador of Denmark in Poland; Arthur Soroko, Chargé d’affaires of the Embassy of Poland to Denmark; and Adrian Kubicki, Executive Director Corporate Communications, LOT Polish Airlines. The carrier will serve the 867-kilometre city pair 12 times weekly utilising its mixed fleet of Embraer aircraft.
- LOT Polish Airlines introduced two routes to its Warsaw Chopin (WAW) operation on 2 July, beginning a 12 times weekly service to Billund (BLL), plus a six times weekly link to Zaporizhia (OZH). Both 867- and 1,125-kilometre sectors to the Danish and Ukrainian cities will be flown using the Star Alliance member’s mixed fleet of Embraer aircraft, with neither city pair expected to face direct competition in S18. By launching flights to Billund, LOT becomes the Danish city’s 11th hub operator, with it joining airBaltic (Riga), Air France (Paris CDG), British Airways (London Heathrow), Brussels Airlines (Brussels), Finnair (Helsinki), Icelandair (Reykjavik/Keflavik), KLM (Amsterdam), Lufthansa (Frankfurt), SAS (Copenhagen, Oslo Gardermoen and Stockholm Arlanda) and Turkish Airlines (Istanbul Atatürk) on the airport’s apron. For Zaporizhia, LOT becomes the Ukrainian airport’s third hub operator after Ukraine International Airlines (Kiev Boryspil) and Turkish Airlines (Atatürk). See how Billund Airport’s FTWA compares to others from around the world.