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Václav Havel Airport Prague's Summer Schedule Features Six New Destinations and 157 Direct Connections Worldwide

On Sunday, 25 March 2018, the summer schedule at Václav Havel Airport Prague comes into effect. This up-coming season, which will last until 27 October 2018, 67 carriers will offer regular transport services at the airport, with their aircraft headed to 157 destinations worldwide. Václav Havel Airport Prague will welcome three new carriers and Prague will be connected with a total of...

GE Aviation and Czech Technical University team up on groundbreaking collaboration for turboprop engines

Using GE software, CVUT will build preventative health and maintenance monitoring system GE Aviation and Czech Technical University in Prague signed a collaborative agreement that will help the University’s Faculty of Mechanical Engineering program (CVUT) build a preventative health and maintenance monitoring system for modern turboprop engines, investigate future aerospace manufacturing...

Moody's has confirmed the best achievable rating in the Czech Republic for Český Aeroholding

The renowned agency Moody’s Investors Service has confirmed the A1 rating with a stable outlook for Český Aeroholding (ČAH), the only shareholder of the Prague airport Letiště Praha. The company received the highest possible rating achievable in the Czech Republic already in February 2017. The agency’s decision has confirmed the ability of ČAH to successfully implement it...

Václav Havel Airport Prague is the fifth fastest growing airport in Europe in the category of 10 to 25 million passengers

According to the latest International Airport Council International (ACI) data, in 2017 Václav Havel Airport Prague ranked fifth among the fastest growing airports in Europe in the category of 10 to 25 million passengers.  The Prague Airport has secured the fifth place by the last year's record traffic of 15.4 million passengers. This represents a year-on-year increase of 17.9%, wh...

Number of Checked Passengers at Václav Havel Airport Prague Grew by Nearly 18% Last Year

In 2017, as per the Prague Airport 2017 operating results, Václav Havel Airport Prague handled a total of 15,415,001 passengers, which represents a 17.9% growth compared to 2016. The airport has thus confirmed its status of one of the fastest growing airports in its category of airports in Europe handling 10-25 million passengers a year. Václav Havel Airport Prague has experience...

Czech Airlines Technics has implemented safety management system

  Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of the Czech Aeroholding Group providing aircraft repair and maintenance services, has decided to voluntarily implement a Safety Management System (SMS). The existing legislation governing aircraft maintenance providers in Europe[1] does not deem the SMS features implementation mandatory. CSAT management has decided to support the volunt...

In Record Year 2017 The Most Operated Destination from Václav Havel Airport Prague was London

Václav Havel Airport Prague achieved a historic record of 15 million checked passengers. The greatest number of passengers, over 64 thousand, passed through the airport gates on 23 June 2017 and made it the busiest day of the year from the airport operations perspective. During 2017, Prague has been connected with 163 destinations in total, with Shanghai (8,528km) being the furthest place s...

easyJet Wins the Title of Quietest Airline at Václav Havel Airport Prague

The British air carrier, easyJet, has won this year’s QUIETEST AIRLINE contest organised by Prague Airport in co-operation with the Prague 6 Municipality. The trophy, in the form of glass swallows, was presented to the winner by Václav Řehoř, Chairman of the Prague Airport Board of Directors, and Eva Smutná, the Deputy-Mayor of Prague 6 Municipality. Alongside noise level param...

Václav Havel Airport Prague Reached Historic Milestone when handled 15 Million Passengers

Close after midnight today, Prague Airport reached the 15 million serviced passengers milestone which is the greatest number in 80-year-long history. The largest airport in the Czech Republic has thus beat the year-old record from December 2016 when announced the 13 millionth serviced passenger. In terms of operations, all year has been a record year at Prague Airport.   “We are prou...

Czech Airlines Technics and Faculty of Transportation science of CTU cooperation

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of the Czech Aeroholding Group providing aircraft repair and maintenance services, and the Faculty of Transportation Sciences of the Czech Technical University in Prague (CTU) signed a Memorandum of Co-operation in the field of aviation. The organizations are to work together on projects, share professional knowledge and promote the interconnectio...

Czech Airlines Technics is now certified to provide Line Maintenance for A320neo and B737 MAX aircraft

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of the Czech Aeroholding Group providing aircraft repair and maintenance services, has become the first entity in the Czech Republic certified by the Civil Aviation Authority to provide line maintenance for the new Airbus A320 NEO and Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. Only a few private companies in Europe are authorised and have staff trained to work on t...

ABS Jets was awarded the IS-BAO III certificate, confirming its position among the global leaders

ABS Jets, the leading European business jet operator, has received the International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations (IS-BAO) Stage III certification. The company is the first in the Czech Republic and the Slovak Republic to obtain the prestigious international certificate. Issued by IBAC (International Business Aviation Council), the IS-BAO III certificate confirms ABS Jets’ co...