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Prague Airport Breaks Another Record By Reaching 16 Million Handled Passengers A Year

The third historical record in a row has been broken at Václav Havel Airport Prague when the number of serviced passengers per year reached 16 million milestone on Wednesday December 12. This confirms the current trend that Prague Airport has been growing faster than the European average of airports in the same category. By the end of the year, the number of passengers serviced at Prague Ai...

New Aircraft Maintenance Season with New Hangar by Czech Airlines Technics

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of Prague Airport Group, has officially launched another season of aircraft maintenance and repairs with new hangar for line maintenance on Prague Airport’s premises. Thanks to the construction of a space opposite the existing Hangar F, the company’s base maintenance capacity has also increased. Last year, CSAT employees performed...

Václav Havel Airport Prague will offer connections to 114 destinations

As of Sunday, 28 October 2018, the winter flight schedule becomes effective. It will provide flights from Václav Havel Airport Prague to 114 destinations in 42 countries. New additions will include Belfast, Marrakesh, Amman, Sharjah, Pisa, Split and Dubrovnik. Altogether, Prague Airport will fly to ten new destinations during the winter season.  “Despite the dense network of e...

ABS Jets ground handling turns 10th anniversary and 20 000 flights handled in Prague

Czech business jet operator with bases in Prague and Bratislava airports has recently achieved two important milestones. Its ground handling department in Prague just turned a decade and handled 20 000 flights.  The jubilee flight was facilitated by Universal Weather and Aviation, Inc. for a client Nortwhest Steel Fab, Inc. and operating a Dassault Falcon 900 EX.  ABS Jets provides...

Korean Air to Service Seoul – Prague Route Using Dreamliner aircraft commencing October 2018

Commencing 29 October 2018, South Korean carrier Korean Air will use Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft in a three-class configuration for 269 passengers to service direct connection from Seoul Prague. Flights stay scheduled as three times a week service during the winter schedule. “Using Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft on the Prague – Seoul route will provide passengers to Asia more c...

CZECH AIRLINES TECHNICS ENTERS NEW SERVICE SEGMENT OF AIRCRAFT CONSUMABLES SALES

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of the Czech Aeroholding Group which provides aircraft repair and maintenance services, has entered a new market segment of aircraft consumables sales. The company has decided to take the step based on the demand from airlines, MROs and Brokers. Thanks to the established network of suppliers, the amount of stored inventory and already established...

Igor Zahradnicek becomes new vice-chairman of Czech Airlines Technics Board of Directors

Czech Airlines Technics (CSAT), a daughter company of the Czech Aeroholding Group which provides aircraft repair and maintenance services, has appointed a new Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors. Effective 3 September 2018, Mr. Igor Zahradníček (51) will be in charge of finance, development, procurement and logistics at the company. “Czech Airlines Technics is a company with a...

United Airlines Announces New Prague-Newark Route from June 2019

United Airlines has announced that it will offer flights between Prague and Newark, New Jersey, right beside the largest American city of New York, from 7 June 2019 (6 June in the U.S.). The new daily service will be operated by Boeing 767-300ER featuring both Economy and Business Class seats. The airport estimates the route will be used by approximately 43 thousand passengers a year in both direc...

Qatar Airways will introduce Boeing 787 Dreamliner service on route from Prague to Doha

Qatar Airways has officially announced that commencing 28 October 2018 one of the two daily flights from Prague to Doha with be serviced with the different type of aircraft, increasing the overall capacity by approximately 46%.  On flight QR292, Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft for 254 passengers will be introduced, while the second daily flight QR290 will continue to be operated with Ai...

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...