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In the first half of 2018, the number of passenger at Prague Airport increased by 10% compared to last year

Václav Havel Airport Prague served 7,463,975 passengers in the first half of 2018, which means a 10% increase compared to the same period last year. As usual, the largest number of passengers traveling from Prague went to UK. The country with the highest increase in the number of checked-in passengers was Spain and for individual destinations, it was Barcelona.  “During the fi...

Prague Airport opened a new Centralized Security Checkpoint area in Terminal 2

Prague Airport brought new Centralized Security Checkpoint area in Terminal 2 into full operation. All passengers flying to Schengen Area countries will have to go through the new security checkpoint, which will significantly increase the airport’s handling capacity while improving passenger comfort. The new Centralized Security Checkpoint is the airport’s largest development proj...

Czech Airlines Technics has five new line maintenance customers and new certifications

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of the Czech Aeroholding Group providing aircraft repair and maintenance services, has won five new line maintenance customers, including American Airlines, Cyprus Airways, Air Cairo and Go2Sky, all of which operate their flights from Václav Havel Airport Prague. CSAT mechanics will also provide line maintenance services for the Russian&rsq...

Cyprus Airways' inaugural flight from Larnaca to Prague warm welcome at Prague Airport

Cyprus Airways' inaugural flight from Larnaca to Prague took place on 1 of June.  The flight departed from Larnaca after 11:00 in the morning and landed in Prague at 13:40. Prague Airport welcomed Cyprus Airways aircraft with the ceremonial water cannon salute and welcomed the official guests and passengers at the Gate, with the airport's traditional ribbon cutting.  Cypr...

Prague Airport and Incheon International Airport Corporation Signed New Partnership Agreement

An extensive international partnership agreement between Prague Airport and Incheon International Airport Corporation (IIAC), the operator of Incheon International Airport located close to Seoul, South Korea, was signed at Václav Havel Airport Prague on Tuesday, 22 May 2018. The new Memorandum of Understanding follows the original agreement signed in 2013, specifying particular ar...

AMERICAN AIRLINES BEGINS NEW SERVICE BETWEEN PRAGUE AND PHILADELPHIA

One-stop connections in Philadelphia throughout North America and the Caribbean New service provides Czech customers with another choice for transatlantic travel The world’s largest airline, American Airlines, brings the Czech Republic and the USA one step closer, by launching direct service between Václav Havel Airport Prague (PRG) and Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)....

Václav Havel Airport Prague To Become a Non-smoking Airport

On May 1st, 2018 Václav Havel Airport Prague will become a non-smoking airport. From this date it will not be allowed to smoke in any interior areas and all the smoking corners in transit area will be closed. By this decision Prague Airport follows the modern trend and responds to passengers’ feedback. The smokers among passengers will still be free to use the designated areas in...

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...