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Poland Opens For European Flights Today, But LOT Polish Airlines Will Not Fly



LOT Polish Airlines E-170 Fleet
Issued on the 10th June, Poland is to open its borders with EU countries as of June 13, and international flights within Europe will be relaunched from June 17. Among the many airlines resuming flights today, LOT Polish Airlines won’t be one of them, the airline previously stated all international flight operations will be suspended until 30th June, while a few international long-haul charter flights has been operated spontaneously as part of the evacuation mission to help stranded Polish citizens return home.
The biggest airlines in Europe: Lufthansa, Air France and KLM will all be resuming flights today from Poland’s Capital Warsaw to Frankfurt, Munich, Paris Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam. Other airlines including the low-cost carrier Wizz Air will resume services today as well to 13 European destinations including London Luton, Budapest, Sandefjord Torp and Rome.

Warsaw Chopin Airport Terminal
Warsaw Chopin Airport Terminal

As the flag carrier of Poland, LOT Polish Airlines hasn’t come out with a statement just yet on when will they resume regular international flights. The airline’s current domestic network schedule is planned to run until June 19th with limited capacities, so it’s likely more information will be updated from the airline.

Poland will relaunch international flights, but noted that carriers “will probably need a week, or two or three, to prepare a flight-connection network.”

Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki Commented On June 16

LOT Polish Airlines E-175
LOT Polish Airlines E-175

Ryanair, the Irish low-cost airline is planning flight resumption of almost 200 routes to and from Poland from July 1st. After a long period of suspension due to the Covid-19 pandemic in Poland. Base on Poland is one of the most important low-cost market for the airline, the airline is eager to resume much of its network as soon as possible.

Lufthansa is resuming once daily service to its hub in Frankfurt and Munich today, confirmed by the airline, the airline is expecting full flights today with a high load factor in the coming days as well, as many passengers are eager to enter or exit the country through the strong connection network available through them.

Other major airlines like Air France and KLM are also resuming flights today, though only Warsaw is seeing a huge increase of international flights today, but more are expected for other airports in Poland as carriers slowly goes back to normal operations.

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Japan Airlines Reinstates Service To Guangzhou, China From October 2, 2020



Japan Airlines First Airbus 350 Delivery

Japan Airlines (JAL) yesterday revised its flight frequency plans for the month of October 2020. Starting October 2, JAL will reinstate service between Tokyo Narita and Guangzhou with a weekly frequency. 

According to Kyodo News, All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines announced on the 24th that they will resume some Chinese routes in the near future.

Currently, the two companies each have only one route to mainland China. Due to the adjustment of flight restrictions by the Chinese authorities, other routes will also be partially restored. This will be the first time scheduled flights to China have been resumed among the routes grounded after the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

In addition to the current “Narita-Shanghai” route, ANA will resume the “Narita-Qingdao” and “Narita-Guangzhou” routes from September 30.

Flights to Shanghai are round-trip once a week, and ANA is discussing increasing the number of flights in the future.

JAL currently flying the “Narita-Dalian” route will also add the “Narita-Guangzhou” route from October 2.

Japan Airlines Boeing 777-200
Japan Airlines Boeing 777-200

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Note – The schedule is valid for the month of September 2020 only.
Flight schedules for October will be announced at a later date.

Reservations and sales for flights to Guangzhou will be available from September 24. (12:00 Japan Time) In addition, the carrier announced the decision to offer three flights per week between Tokyo Narita=Dalian throughout the month of October.

The JAL Group has continued to implement key measures against COVID-19 to provide our customers with a safe and secure travel experience and look forward to welcoming back customers as international flights gradually return to service.

Note – The schedule is valid through October 23 only.
Future schedules will be announced at a later date.

Flights are subject to government approvals.

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