Articles Tagged ‘LOT’

30 Second Interview - Jūratė Baltrušaitytė, CCO of Lithuanian Airports

30 Second Interview – Jūratė Baltrušaitytė, CCO of Lithuanian Airports

On a recent visit to Vilnius, anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Jonathan Ford caught up with Jūratė Baltrušaitytė, CCO of Lithuanian Airports, to discuss how aviation has changed recently within the country, and how its developing a strategy to evenly spread capacity across its three commercial airports in Vilnius, Kaunas and Palanga which is on the country’s coast […]

LOT's long-haul routes now all-787 Dreamliner; Euro routes from Warsaw under big pressure

LOT’s long-haul routes now all-787 Dreamliner; Euro routes from Warsaw under big pressure

Like Air India, Poland’s LOT is hoping a big compensation cheque from Boeing for its late 787s will somehow transform its financial fortunes. We reveal how dominant (in ASK terms) the airline’s long-haul flights are, examine the role of its regional airline eurolot, the problems in the German market, and how much competition LOT faces […]

LOT, Ryanair and Wizz Air still vying for #1 on international routes from Poland; Warsaw to get second airport in 2012

LOT, Ryanair and Wizz Air still vying for #1 on international routes from Poland; Warsaw to get second airport in 2012

After explosive post EU-accession growth the Polish market is maturing. How are the major airports developing and which country markets are growing (and shrinking). Which LCCs have cut services and just how dominant is LOT in the domestic market?


LOT's return to Asia follows Air France withdrawal; Hanoi route instant success

LOT’s return to Asia follows Air France withdrawal; Hanoi route instant success

LOT Polish Airlines’ big step to begin flying to Hanoi comes after Air France dropped its route to the Vietnamese capital. Which other two airlines increase their Europe-Hanoi operations? And which market segment is LOT targeting?

Central European (CE) carriers abandon many long-haul routes; Delta, LOT leading long-haul airlines at CE airports

Central European (CE) carriers abandon many long-haul routes; Delta, LOT leading long-haul airlines at CE airports

Many Central European airports have benefited from increased short-haul services as a result of becoming EU members but what about long-haul services? Which routes are currently offered and which have disappeared in recent years?

Charter traffic helps LOT grow in 2009; US is second biggest of 28 country markets; four new routes starting in 2010

Charter traffic helps LOT grow in 2009; US is second biggest of 28 country markets; four new routes starting in 2010

Poland’s LOT serves the biggest country in Central Europe but how critical is its domestic network? How big and varied is its fleet and how many non-Warsaw routes does it operate? And what’s new in 2010?


AEA passenger numbers down 5.8% in 2009; back to growth in 2010; Turkish Airlines traffic up 37% in January

AEA passenger numbers down 5.8% in 2009; back to growth in 2010; Turkish Airlines traffic up 37% in January

Which three of AEA’s 28 member airlines reported growth in 2009? What happened to load factors and which regions are still reporting traffic declines? Which carriers have had a great start to 2010 in terms of traffic growth?

Turin attracts new international routes this month from both Alitalia and Ryanair

Turin attracts new routes from the two leading carriers Alitalia and RyanairIt is now ski season at the airport by the Italian Alps and the two largest airlines at the airport are launching a range of new routes. Which ones? How was the airport traffic affected by the 2006 Winter Olympics? And why is LOT’s only route to Turin from Katowice?

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 14 Nov – Friday 20 Nov):

nl201109-100.gifA big anna.aero welcome this week to LAM Mozambique Airlines making its first appearance in our news section. We also have details (and celebratory pictures) of new routes started this week in Angola, Azerbaijan, Australia, Bahamas, China, Denmark, El Salvador, Honduras, India, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Mozambique, Netherlands, Pakistan, Poland, Russia, Sudan, Thailand, the UAE, and the USA.


New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 4 July – Friday 10 July)

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsThis week we counted over 60 new routes though Ryanair accounted for over half of them. But Air Canada, Air New Zealand, airBaltic, Bahrain Air, Eastern Airways, easyJet, Iberia, Levriero Fly (a new airline), LOT and vivaaerobus were among those carriers with something to celebrate this week

New routes launched during the last week
(Saturday 2 May – Friday 8 May):

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsRecession? What recession? The world’s airlines unleashed another 70-plus new routes this week featuring Aegean Airlines, Air Arabia Maroc, Air India Express, Air Malta, airBaltic, airberlin, Air Transat, Allegiant Air, Austrian, Blue1, Cebu Pacific, China Eastern, easyJet, El Al, Etihad, Flybe, Flyglobespan, Germanwings, GOL, Helvetic, Iberia, Intersky, JAT Airways, Jet2.com, LOT, MyAir.com, Northwest, Norwegian, Ryanair, TAAG Angola Airlines, Turkish Airlines, VLM and WestJet. We have photos!

New routes launched during the last fortnight
(Saturday 4 April – Friday 17 April)

Article Thumbnail: Route NewsOver 40 new routes took to the skies this week. Airlines feeling optimistic included Adria Airways, Aegean, Aer Lingus, Air Arabia, Air Astana, Air Austral, Air Southwest, American Airlines, Armavia, Brussels Airlines, City Airline, Karthago Airlines, LAN Argentina, LAN Ecuador, LOT, Luxair, Mauritania Airways, Northwest/Delta, Norwegian, SAA, Shenzhen Airlines, Sun D’Or, Swiss, Transavia.com, Turkish Airlines, V Australia, Virgin Blue and Wind Jet. Phew!