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Poland travel & tourism news for travelers and travel professionals. Poland, officially the Republic of Poland, is a country located in Central Europe. It is divided into 16 administrative subdivisions, covering an area of 312,696 square kilometres, and has a largely temperate seasonal climate

Russian Aeroflot resumes Warsaw passenger flights

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- December 29, 2020 19:06

Press secretary of the Warsaw Chopin Airport announced that Russia's flag carrier Aeroflot has resumed commercial flights to Poland's capital city of Warsaw. The first direct flight of Aeroflot from ... Read More

President of Poland tests positive for COVID-19

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- October 24, 2020 19:09

The President of Poland has become the latest world leader to be infected with the COVID-19 virus. Polish presidential spokesman Blazej Spychalski announced on Twitter that President Andrzej Duda has tested positive ... Read More

LGBTQ people are fleeing Poland

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 30, 2020 20:52

About a thousand pro-LGBT+ demonstrators took to the streets of Warsaw to take a stance against hate and discrimination on Sunday. The demonstrators were seen chanting slogans, dancing, and carrying ... Read More

LOT Polish Airlines launches Wroclaw flights from Budapest Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 24, 2020 15:45

Having already added eight new operations during these unprecedented times, Budapest Airport has today further expanded its route network by welcoming the arrival of LOT Polish Airlines’ link to Wroclaw. ... Read More

Poland to resume air service with China, Gabon, Singapore, Serbia, Russia and Sao Tome

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 22, 2020 01:31

According to a government decree partially published by the Polish Press Agency, the government of Poland is planning to resume air service with China, Gabon, Singapore, Serbia, Russia and Sao ... Read More

Warsaw becomes 25th European city to return to Emirates network

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- August 17, 2020 22:04

Emirates will resume passenger flights to Warsaw from 4 September starting with twice-a-week services, and increasing to three-a-week from 7 October. The resumption of flights to Warsaw will expand Emirates' ... Read More

LOT Polish Airlines announces fifth route from Budapest Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 31, 2020 19:53

LOT Polish Airlines has announced a brand-new route from Budapest Airport to Wroclaw, the fourth-largest city in Poland.  This new service, LOT’s 5th from Budapest, will start on 24 August ... Read More

LOT Polish Airlines resumes Seoul service from Budapest Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 21, 2020 17:55

Budapest Airport has today witnessed the resumption of its first long-haul service since many parts of the world came to a standstill during the COVID-19 pandemic. With travel restrictions between ... Read More

LGBTQ Visitors not welcome in Końskowola, Poland

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- July 19, 2020 20:44

Końskowola is a charming town in Poland and a heaven for those that hate LGBTQ. Konskowola is a village that if completely free of LGBTQ people. Końskowola is a village ... Read More

LOT Polish Airlines launches 12th and 13th routes from Budapest Airport

Harry S. Johnson Harry S. Johnson- July 6, 2020 15:30

Budapest Airport and the Hungarian market have witnessed unwavering commitment from LOT Polish Airlines, seeing the flag carrier launch its 12th and 13th routes from Hungary’s capital city at the ... Read More

Prime Minister: Poland’s hotels and shopping centers will reopen on May 4

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2020 15:36

Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki announced today that the country's hotels and shopping centers will be re-opening on May 4. Further steps to unfreeze the economy, including a reopening of ... Read More

Poland grounds all domestic flights

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 16, 2020 14:05

All domestic air traffic in Poland has been discontinued, Polish government announced. This decision was made in connection with the spread of coronavirus. "Starting today, all domestic flights will be ... Read More

Denmark and Poland go on coronavirus lockdown

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 14, 2020 17:16

In a desperate bid to curb the spread of coronavirus epidemic, Poland and Denmark today announced that they will close their borders to foreign visitors and that all non-citizens will ... Read More

Routes Europe 2021 to be held in Lodz, Poland

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 12, 2020 16:04

At a press conference today, it was announced that the third largest city in Poland, Lodz, had been selected to host the 16th European Route Development Forum in 2021.  As ... Read More

Flights from Warsaw to Delhi: Why LOT?

editor editor- January 23, 2020 21:45

LOT Polish Airlines, a Star Alliance Member, commenced operations out of India on September 12, 2019. Based on strong demand from the Indian Point-of-Sale and latest booking forecasts for flights ... Read More

LOT Polish Airlines Announces Washington DC as New Destination

editor editor- December 31, 2019 01:38

Star Alliance Member LOT Polish Airlines announced it will launch a new route from the Polish capital and Star Alliance hub Warsaw to Washington DC operated by a Boeing 787 ... Read More

Budapest Airport adds a LOT more to route map

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 27, 2019 16:10

Budapest Airport’s launch of year-round service to Seoul Incheon with LOT Polish Airlines earlier this year significantly contributed to the Hungarian gateway’s Asia development. Today, just two months into the ... Read More

Poland becomes newest US Visa Waiver Program member

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- November 6, 2019 18:15

U.S. Travel Association President and CEO Roger Dow issued the following statement on the announcement that Poland has officially been designated a member of the Visa Waiver Program (VWP): "It ... Read More

Transcript: IATA CEO appeal to Governments & Industry to put passengers first

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- October 15, 2019 09:25

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments and industry to work together to make the best use of modern technology to put the passenger at the center of ... Read More

US Visa Waiver for citizens of Poland: Important Changes

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- October 4, 2019 18:14

Visiting the USA from Poland had some welcoming changes, when Poland was approved to become a country allowed to enter the United States on the Visa Waiver Program. What does ... Read More

Budapest Airport gets a LOT of Seoul

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 23, 2019 17:05

With the number of Korean visitors quadrupling over the last four years, Budapest Airport and LOT Polish Airlines worked closely together to launch yesterday’s new link between Hungary’s capital city ... Read More

Change for Polish travelers: How to travel to the United States without visa

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- September 2, 2019 19:40

U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President of Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on Vice President Mike Pence's announcement that Poland will shortly be welcomed into ... Read More

American Airlines 2020 international expansion plans released

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- August 8, 2019 08:47

American Airlines is opening new international aviation route to Europe, Israel and Morocco in 2020. Philadelphia (PHL) to Casablanca, Morocco (CMN) begins June 4 Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) to Tel Aviv, ... Read More

Gatwick Airport gains Gdansk gateway

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 18, 2019 18:56

Wizz Air has added its fourth destination from Gatwick, as the Ultra-Low-Cost Carrier commenced daily services from Gdansk on 15 June. Flown by the carrier’s 230-seat A321 fleet, the 1,299-kilometer ... Read More

Qatar Airways congratulates Ukraine as the winner of FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 17, 2019 16:40

Qatar Airways, an Official Partner and the Official Airline of FIFA, congratulates the winners of the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019 that saw Ukraine beat Korea Republic in a ... Read More

Pilot killed after plane crashes into river at Polish airshow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 15, 2019 17:20

The terrifying moment when a two-seat light aircraft crashed into a river after a stunt-gone-wrong at an airshow in the city of Płock in Poland was caught on camera. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FlYABq7vm3s ... Read More

Wizz Air: Now flying from Krakow to Tel Aviv

editor editor- March 28, 2019 21:39

Wizz Air is set to launch new direct flights between Krakow, Poland, and Tel Aviv, Israel, in September 2019. The new flight route is set to begin operating on September ... Read More

Wizz Air first foreign airline to operate double-digit route network from Keflavik

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 21, 2019 15:41

Keflavik Airport has confirmed that Wizz Air is set to begin flights to Krakow from 16 September, with the carrier planning to serve the destination twice-weekly (Mondays and Fridays) using ... Read More

Krakow hosts 3rd International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 27, 2019 16:05

The 3rd International Congress of Religious Tourism and Pilgrimages "100th birthday of Karol Wojtyla - Saint John Paul II" will take place in Krakow, from 6th to 10th November 2019. ... Read More

London’s calling Budapest Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 18, 2019 15:25

Celebrating its first route launch of the year, Budapest Airport marked the moment it became connected to all London airports when it welcomed LOT Polish Airlines’ new link to London ... Read More

Tractor crashes into Israeli Prime Minister’s plane at Warsaw Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 15, 2019 16:35

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was forced to extend his stay in Warsaw for an extra day after a tug slammed against the landing gear of the plane and seriously ... Read More

LOT Polish Airlines commits to Budapest Airport

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 14, 2019 17:10

Budapest Airport and LOT Polish Airlines have today announced a significant commitment to the future of the Hungarian gateway’s network development. The European flag carrier confirms it will be base ... Read More

Travel industry: Managing sustainable tourism growth in Europe

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- February 8, 2019 18:30

Delegates at the Conference on Managing Sustainable Tourism Growth in Europe, organized this week by the European Travel Commission (ETC), were faced with an urgent call to achieve a balance ... Read More

Polish Tourism targets EU, USA and Asia with PLN 50 million campaign

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 20:15

Polish Tourism Organization (PTO) announced that the European Union countries, the United States and Asian countries are the main markets, where it will promote Poland in 2019. PTO said that ... Read More

Polish national flag carrier named “Best Airline in Eastern Europe”

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 4, 2019 23:05

Polish national flag carrier won the title of “Best Airline in Eastern Europe”, overtaking, among others Russian Aeroflot and Hungarian Wizzair. “The award proves that LOT Polish Airlines is an ... Read More

Poland’s domestic tourism boomed in 2018

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 29, 2018 16:26

2018 was a good year for Poland's hospitality sector. According to the latest data, majority of Poles chose to vacation in the country this year. In 2018, more than half ... Read More