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LOT Polish Airlines to add three Embraer E195-E2s

LOT Polish Airlines to lease three new E195-E2s from Azorra. All deliveries to take place between end July and Q3 2024. LOT Polish Airlines was the launch customer for Embraer’s first E-jet in March 2004. LOT Polish Airlines will add the Embraer E195-E2 to their fleet to enhance operational flexibility and accommodate network expansion. LOT will lease three new E195-E2 from Azorra, reaffirming their commitment to sustainable growth with the addition of the 25% more efficient E2 to their fleet. The first jet will arrive by the end of July this year, with all aircraft deliveries completed in Q3 2024. LOT requires a flexible solution for its capacity needs as the airline’s network grows. The E2 allows a seamless transition over just a few days for LOT’s existing E1 flight crews, and offers a spacious and comfortable cabin experience for passengers, delivering an unmatched travel experience with no middle seats. The new E2s also add flexibility, complementing LOTs larger narrow body aircraft at similar seat costs. Michał Fijoł, CEO of LOT Polish Airlines said, “Embracing the future with a nod to our pioneering past, we are pleased to announce the lease of three state-of-the-art Embraer E195-E2 jets from Azorra. This enhancement to our fleet not only marks our continued commitment to sustainable aviation but also celebrates our partnership with Embraer since the introduction of the first E-jet in 2004. With the E195-E2’s efficiency and passenger comfort, we are set to enhance our network, introducing additional frequencies to selected destinations.” Arjan Meijer, President and CEO, Embraer Commercial Aviation, said, “LOT is a pioneer airline, the global launch customer for the E-jets, and though 90 airlines have since operated the aircraft – …

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More choice when travelling to Europe: LOT Polish Airlines adds Oradea/Romania and Athens/Greece to its global network

• Flights to Oradea, a precious hidden gem for city trippers, commence on 3 June • Athens returns to the network of LOT Polish Airlines LOT Polish Airlines, a member of Star Alliance and a leading airline in Central and Eastern Europe, continues its strategy of sustainable growth and adds two more European destinations to its global network. Flights to Oradea in Romania start on 3 June, while LOT Polish Airlines has now celebrated its comeback in Athens. Oradea is a Romanian city near the border to Hungary which can be described as a hidden gem for city trippers. It is steeped in history with roots reaching back to the ancient Romans and with fantastic architecture from the epochs of baroque and Art Nouveau. LOT Polish Airlines operates four times per week from its global hub in Warsaw to Oradea effective 3 June 2024. This service will be operated by Embraer E170 and E175 aircraft. From Delhi to Oradea in less than 12 hours  Travellers from India, who want to explore an amazing destination, which has not yet been discovered by many tourists, and therefore plan to include Oradea in their European itinerary, can even start their adventure there – thanks to the convenient flight service from LOT Polish Airlines from Delhi via Warsaw: Every Monday and Saturday, departure from Delhi at 8:00h, arrival in Oradea at 17:00h local time the same day; 11:30 hours total travel time including 100 minutes stopover in Warsaw Daily service between Warsaw and Athens A destination not be missed on a roundtrip through Europe is Athens and LOT Polish Airlines has now returned to the Greek capital. The Polish carrier is flying daily between …

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LOT Polish Airlines celebrates Poland’s Independence day with the Polish Embassy in New Delhi

105 years ago, on 11 November 1918, Poland regained its independency and the 11 November today is the country’s national holiday. On this occasion, the Polish Embassy in New Delhi brought some Polish flavour to the national capital earlier this week and held a festive gala event for 400 guests including officials from Indian ministries, the diplomatic community, the Polish expats community and key business partners in India. Star Alliance member LOT Polish Airlines, with roots dating back to 1929, was proud to be associated with this event. For Poland’s National Independence Day, the Polish flag carrier flew in renowned chefs from Poland, who enriched the Embassy’s gala with some outstanding culinary creations, showcasing how tasteful a crossover of Polish and Indian delicacies can be.

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LOT Polish Airline to Fly from its Global Hub at Warsaw Chopin Airport to Rome Fiumicino

LOT Polish Airlines will add Rome Fiumicino to its global route network from Warsaw Chopin Airport from 30 October 2023. India-originating passengers can fly with LOT Polish Airlines from Delhi and Mumbai to Warsaw and then, after a short stopover, conveniently continue to their onward destination in the Eternal City of Rome. The new daily flights connect Warsaw Chopin Airport with Rome Fiumicino (FCO). Passengers from Mumbai (Sundays and Wednesdays) and Delhi (Fridays) can for example seamlessly connect in Warsaw On the other days of the week, LOT Polish Airlines departs Warsaw at 7:15h in the morning, arriving in Rome at 9:25h local time, hence ideal for those guests with a stopover in Poland. All flights are operated with modern, fuel-efficient Boeing 737MAX8 aircraft. LOT Boeing 737MAX8 aircrafts include 186 seats in a two-cabin configuration (LOT Business Class and LOT Economy Class) including complimentary on-board service in Economy Class. The Boeing 737MAX8 cabin features the Boeing Sky Interior concept with ergonomically designed seats, eye-friendly lighting, and spacious luggage compartments. Amit Ray, Director India, DACH markets and Italy, and Head of Global Corporate and Strategic Sales at LOT Polish Airlines: “We are delighted to add the new service from Warsaw to Rome to our global network and thus offering our guests from India a completely new Star Alliance travel option with us”. “The close business relations between Italy and India needed more capacity for the Indian outbound market and Rome has always been a key leisure destination, ” he added.

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Michał Fijoł onboards as President of Management Board of LOT Polish Airlines

After qualification procedure conducted by Supervisory Board of the Company, Michał Fijoł  was appointed as President of Management Board of LOT Polish Airlines. The new President had been a Member of the Management Board for Commercial Affairs since 7 years Fijol thanked Supervisory Board for trusting him with this position. He said, “I do believe that my experience and cooperation with professional and passionate team of LOT Polish Airlines will bring nothing but good results and strengthen the position of the National Carrier not only on the Polish market but also on foreign markets of crucial importance to us.” Michał Fijoł has been associated with LOT Polish Airlines since January 2016 – first as the Management Board Representative for Commercial Affairs, and back in March 2017 he took the position of Member of the Management Board for Commercial Affairs.  

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LOT Polish Airlines to launch direct flights between Warsaw and Delhi in September

Poland flag carrier LOT Polish Airlines will launch a new non-stop service between Warsaw and New Delhi, commencing on September 17, 2019. Like all LOT long-haul flights, the new route will be operated by state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner five times per week. The announcement was made by LOT Polish Airlines during the Global Aviation Summit in Mumbai. The new route launch will provide the shortest and most convenient connection from New Delhi directly to the centrally located hub in Warsaw as well as access to many central, eastern and western European cities. The first flight will commence on September 17 from Warsaw Chopin Airport to New Delhi’s Terminal 3 (with the return flight taking off from New Delhi on September 18). Rafał Milczarski, CEO, LOT, says, “The long-awaited flight between Poland and India is becoming a fact. I am pleased to announce that this magnificent destination is being added to LOT’s growing network today. This is a great moment in our 90-year history and evidence of our dynamic development. Poland, located in the very heart of Europe will be a gateway for Indian passengers, enabling access to various destinations across Europe. Over 8.9 million passengers travelled between India and Europe in 2017. A convenient schedule provided by LOT, including an overnight eastbound flight, a comfortable on-board product and seamless connectivity via Warsaw, will certainly increase the flow of business and leisure travellers coming to and from India,” he adds. Five weekly flights connect the hometown airports of Star Alliance member carriers: LOT Polish Airlines and Air India. The new route launch features excellent connectivity via Warsaw, starting from 40 minutes connecting time to/from London City Airport, Paris, Brussels, Kraków, Geneva, Amsterdam, Stuttgart, …

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