Press release: LOT GROWS IN CLUJ-NAPOCA!

Warsaw, 20 April 2017 – As of July this year LOT will increase number of flights between Cluj-Napoca and Warsaw. This is airline’s respond to the continuesly growing number of passengers travelling onboard LOT’s aircraft to dozens destinations across the world.

 

It has been only one year of operations between Cluj-Napoca and Warsaw and one can already see a significant increase in number of passengers carried by Polish carrier. Within last 12 months LOT has carrierd nearly 20K passengers, apart from Poland, mostly to Scandinavia and the USA. As much as 69% of all passengers travelling with LOT connected at Warsaw Chopin Airport to further destinations in Polish carrier network.

 

“LOT sees an amazing potential of growth in Cluj-Napoca, therefore we are systematicaly increasing number of flights to Warsaw. We have started with 4 weekly, now operate 5 times per week. But this is not enough, therefore we have decieded to add another frequencie and as of July we will be operating 6 times per week. This is a great news for all seeking comfortable and efficient travel options whererever and whenever they want” – said Adrian Kubicki, Communications Director of LOT Polish Airlines. “We aim to soon become the major airline for those starting their journey in Cluj-Napoca” – he added.

 

Cluj County Council President, Mr. Alin Tișe said with this occasion: ”Cluj County Council wishes success in the future to LOT Polish Airlines company and appreciates the increasing diversity of connections offered through this flight to the Polish capital, Warsaw. We want that this flight, Cluj-Napoca-Warsaw, to enjoy as many passengers as possible in the coming years, and thus to contribute at boosting tourism and trade in the region. "

 

Cluj "Avram Iancu" International Airport, Managing Director, Mr. David Ciceo stated on its turn: ” A year of flights to the capital of Poland, Warsaw, enabled the connection with one of the major European hubs through which could be easily and affordable accessed as many destinations in Europe, North America and Asia. And the airline's decision to increase the number of frequencies on this route will be appreciated both by business and other passengers of Cluj "Avram Iancu" International Airport.”

 

Flights from Warsaw to Cluj-Napoca are operated by modern Bombardier Q400 aircraft. Flights will be operated starting with July on all weekdays apart from Sundays. Schedule is created to ensure the shortest connections to all US and Canada destinations as well as Scandinavia, Western and Eastern Europe.

 

LOT is the only carrier in Europe which offers as many as three travel classes on short-distance flights, each of which meets the individual requirements and expectations of our clients. Currently, apart from LOT Business Class, the carrier also offers LOT Premium Economy Class, which combines business class service and affordable price. On the other hand, for Economy Class passengers, LOT has created a dedicated tariff known as LOT Economy Simple, which enables them to travel only with hand luggage at a 30% discount. Furthermore, in each class we offer a unique range of products available on board. All LOT passengers can choose from “a la carte” services, such as “My Favourite Meal”, “My Extra Baggage”, Duty Free shopping or AirKiosk on board.

 

Connection between Cluj-Napoca and Warsaw has been launched and is developed as a part of LOT’s profitable growth strategy which has been implemented since the early 2016. Based on its underlying assumptions LOT intends to become the first-choice airlines not only among passengers travelling from Poland but also from other countries in the region.

 

LOT plans to continue its intensive development following 2017; as of April 2017, the carrier is flying to new US destinations, Newark and Los Angeles, in that way expanding its overseas routes.

Tickets for LOT’s flights to Cluj-Napoca can be purchased using all available channels, including the lot.com website, LOT Call Center, the LOT Travel offices and travel agents.

 

 

LOT Polish Airlines is a modern airline that connects New Europe with the world. It provides more than 5,5 million passengers a year with the shortest and most comfortable travel options to more than 70 destinations worldwide via Warsaw, a competitive hub that offers fast connections. As the only carrier in the region, LOT offers direct long-haul flights to the USA, Canada, Chin, Japan and South Korea while building its leadership position in East Central Europe. It flies one of the youngest fleets in Europe and, as the only airline, operates the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, the world's most advanced aircraft, on all long-haul connections. LOT relies primarily on the passion and positive energy of its team members, including top ranking pilots in the global aviation business, often champions in many aviation sports. With 87 years of experience, LOT is also one of the oldest airlines in the world and the most internationally recognized Polish brand. This recognition is proven by the numerous awards from industry organizations, media and, above all, from passengers. More information for media available at http://corporate.lot.com/pl/en/press-room