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.
Prague Airport Introduces New Aerosnack Service for Passengers - Quality and Cheap Snacks to Take on Board
A new mobile booth with Aerosnack refreshments, offering daily fresh baguettes and sandwiches to passengers will become the latest addition to Václav Havel Airport Prague’s gastronomy. Baguettes and sandwiches will cost CZK 69 when purchased alone, while a snack and drink combo will be CZK 89. Effective 1 March 2016, passengers will be able to see the booth behind the security screening in Terminal 2 and, later in the month, it will also make its rounds in Terminal 1. By launching the Aerosnack service, Prague Airport continues its “Enhancing Your Airport Experience” campaign with the goal of responding promptly to the needs of passengers and, alongside other things, offering a better price/quality ratio of products and services.
Václav Havel Airport Prague’s Quality of Services was Prized, Airport Ranked Second Among European Competitors
Václav Havel Airport Prague ranked second in a prestigious international survey evaluating the level of service quality in 2015. The airport won the prize over its competitors among European airports which service over two million passengers a year. The rankings are published every year by the Airports Council International, ACI, for the regions of Africa, Asia – Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, North America and South America – the Caribbean. It is historically the first ranking by Václav Havel Airport Prague among the top airports in the survey. The second place is shared with the airports in Dublin, Zurich and Malta.
Prague Airport, the operator of Václav Havel Airport Prague, has been named a National Champion in the Customer Focus category of the prestigious European Business Awards. Now, Prague Airport represents the Czech Republic with a presentation video in the next round of the competition for the coveted Ruban d’Honneur status in the Customer Focus category. The National Champion videos will be featured on the European Business Awards website as part of a two-stage public vote in which Prague Airport competes for the title of Czech National Champion.
In 2015, Václav Havel Airport Prague handled 12,030,928 passengers. Our largest airport has thus recorded a 7.9% year-on-year growth. The biggest interest in air travels among passengers was experienced in August, when the air hub serviced almost 1.4 million travellers. 16 August 2015 was the busiest day with almost 50 thousand passengers handled. On average, 33 thousand passengers were handled a day. The recent trend of growing numbers among local travellers using Prague as their starting or final destination has also continued. Compared with the previous year, their number has risen by 7.1%, exceeding the historical maximum of 2014.