Poland’s flagship carrier LOT Polish Airlines is bracing to boost its 2017 summer schedule with launch of new routes on its north transatlantic network. The airline recently announced it will be launching its flights services to Los Angeles and New York starting from April 2017.
A spokesperson of LOT Polish Airlines said that it will be launching four-time weekly flights between Warsaw and Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). The airline will also be launching thrice weekly flights services between Warsaw and New York’s Newark Liberty International Airport. Los Angeles will become the airline’s fifth destination in North America and its eighth long-haul international route.
The airline will be deploying a Boeing 787-300ER aircraft to serve Warsaw-Newark Liberty route thrice weekly, which will become operational effective from April 28, 2017. The frequency on the route will be increased to four-time per week later on, the launch date which is yet to be announced.
LOT Polish Airlines has stated that it will serve the new routes utilizing its own Boeing 787 aircraft configured with three travel classes – Economy Class, Premium Economy and Business Class, starting from August next year. Moreover, the airline has also indicated it will be launching thrice weekly flights to South Korea as well. The flights on new Warsaw-Seoul Incheon route will become operational from October 17, 2017.
Rafal Milczarski, CEO of LOT Polish Airlines, said, “We are delighted to announce that LOT Polish Airlines will be launching its first direct flights to Los Angeles from Eastern and Central Europe. With the launch of flights to Los Angeles, one of the most famous and important cities in the Unites States, the company is now ready to implement its profitable growth strategy. We are also committed to strengthen our long-haul fleet with the addition of two Boeing 787 aircrafts next year. This will increase the size of our long-haul fleet to eight aircrafts.”