Swiss International Air Lines, the airline of Switzerland, has won for the first time the QUIETEST AIRLINE contest organised by Prague Airport in co-operation with the Prague 6 Municipality since 2006. The winner was selected based on results in three categories – noise level parameters of aircraft operated by carriers, flight track adherence and aircraft seat capacity use, i.e. load factor. The trophy, in the form of glass swallows is presented to the winner by Václav Řehoř, Czech Aeroholding Chairman of the Board of Directors Chairman, and Ondřej Kolář, Mayor of Prague 6 Municipality. The airport in Prague holds the contest annually to motivate air carriers to reduce noise and pursue a considerate approach to residents of the airport’s surrounding areas.
Czechs Fly More Frequently and Their Satisfaction with Václav Havel Airport Prague Continues to Grow
On average, one in four Czech travellers fly more than once a year. Václav Havel Airport Prague is perceived in a positive way by 96% of local passengers.
On Sunday, 30 October 2016, the winter schedule comes into effect at Václav Havel Airport Prague. 58 air carriers plan to operate at Václav Havel Airport Prague during the winter season: 53 carriers operating passenger routes and 5 cargo carriers. The new schedule features regular connections to 105 destinations in 39 countries worldwide. Compared to the same period last year, the number of direct scheduled passenger routes will be increased by four and passengers can look forward to flights to 11 new destinations.
646 Thousand More Passengers Pass through Gates of Václav Havel Airport Prague in First Nine Months of 2016 than in 2015
Václav Havel Airport Prague business results for the first three quarters of 2016 have confirmed a growing interest in air transport and in Prague. During the first nine months of 2016, Václav Havel Airport Prague handled a total of 9,885,237 passengers while during the same time of the previous year, the airport serviced almost 646 thousand fewer passengers.
Prague Airport has terminated a public tender selecting providers of taxi services at Václav Havel Airport Prague from January 2017. Two applicants with the highest bids were selected in the second round in the form of an electronic auction. FIX, the current provider of the service, and Taxi Praha are the winners of the tender. They each offered over 4 million Czech crowns a month for leasing space on the first lane of the access road in front of Terminals 1 and 2.
Prague Airport has terminated the application process of the first round of a public tender selecting providers of taxi services at Václav Havel Airport Prague.
Prague Airport has terminated the application process of the first round of a public tender selecting providers of taxi services at Václav Havel Airport Prague. The subject of the tender is to select two taxi service providers to whom Prague Airport will lease the exclusive space reserved for taxis on the access road directly in front of Terminals 1 and 2. Other taxi service providers will still be able to use the adjacent parking lots for dropping off and picking up passengers. 6 applicants submitted their bids in the tender by noon yesterday. The second round in the form of an electronic auction is to follow. The selected participants will commence their service from 1 January 2017.
355 Thousand More Passengers Pass through the Gates of Václav Havel Airport Prague in the First Half of 2016 than Last Year
Václav Havel Airport Prague business results for the first half of 2016 have confirmed the continued interest in Prague as a final destination. During the first half of 2016, Václav Havel Airport Prague handled a total of 5,588,971 passengers, while during the same time of the previous year the airport serviced almost 355 thousand fewer passengers.
Earlier today, at Václav Havel Airport Prague, China Eastern Airlines ceremonially launched operations of its new direct scheduled route from Shanghai. It is the third new international direct connection the Chinese carrier has launched from Shanghai this year. China Eastern Airlines will operate flights from the Czech capital three times a week. The launch of the Shanghai – Prague direct flight is an important step for the Chinese airline on its route towards international air transport development.
New Visitor Centre and Mattoni Bar Welcome Tourists at Recently Modernised Václav Havel Airport Prague Terminal 1 Arrival Hall
Prague Airport has ceremonially opened the recently modernised Terminal 1 Hall featuring a brand new Visitor Centre. Tourists arriving in the Czech Republic will be able to gather all required information in one spot. Family members and friends can now await the arrival of their loved ones in the new Mattoni Bar. Prague Airport is also working on additional interior changes to surprise Prague visitors. Immediately after arrival, passengers will be welcomed by motives of Prague and the Czech Republic’s tourist-attracting gems. The interior changes are part of the long-term “Enhancing Your Airport Experience” project with the goal of making the airport interior more pleasant, improving airport services and motivating travellers to return to the country.