With the opening of four new metro stations planned for 6 April 2015 at 3 PM, changes in transportation to Vaclav Havel Airport Prague (LVHP) will take effect as of 7 April 2015. The changes, implemented by Prague Public Transit Authority (DPP) together with ROPID, will shorten travel time on bus route No. 119, now terminating at Nádraží Veleslavín station on the ‘A’ metro line.
The summer flight schedule at Václav Havel Airport Prague brings many new offerings. Passengers will have a record 138 direct connections around the world available.
On Sunday 29 March, a new flight schedule comes into effect at Vaclav Havel Airport Prague. In the upcoming season, which lasts until 24 October 2015, 60 carriers will offer their services under the regular schedule with their planes flying to 138 destinations around the globe. Six new carriers will fly to Václav Havel Airport Prague and Prague will be connected to a total of 29 new destinations.
German air carrier AirBerlin will add Prague in its destination network on 13 April 2015. The airline will operate twenty connections per week between Václav Havel Airport Prague and Berlin Tegel Airport. The frequency between the two cities will be three times a day on weekdays and five connections at weekends. The new route will offer passengers from Prague not only comfortable connection with Berlin, but also the possibility to make use of follow-up flights within the network of 150 destinations where AirBerlin flights.
This morning, top management of Czech Aeroholding, the Customs Administration of the Czech Republic, the Security Intelligence Service, the Military Intelligence Section of the Ministry of Defence and the Office for Foreign Relations and Information signed a ‘Memorandum on Collaboration to Increase Security at Vaclav Havel Airport Prague”. It was the first step in implementing the ‘Project to Increase Security at Václav Havel Airport Prague’.
11,149,926 passengers checked in at Václav Havel Airport Prague last year. This is a 1.6% increase in comparison with 2013 when nearly 11 million passengers walked through the airport gates. The trend of the last years has continued and the number of local passengers for whom Prague was the starting or final destination has risen. When compared to the previous year, the number increased by 5.68%, and thus broke the historic record of 2008.
Eva Krejčí leaves the post of Prague Airport’s Director for Communication and Corporate Governance; Marika Janoušková assumes the role of Communications Manager
As of 30 November 2014, Eva Krejčí is leaving Czech Aeroholding where she has worked as Director for Communication and Corporate Governance of Prague Airport. Effective 1 December 2014, Marika Janoušková, present Communications Specialist responsible for Prague Airport’s affairs, assumes the role of External Communications Manager of Czech Aeroholding and Spokesperson of Prague Airport.
1000 Delegates from All over the World Will Come to Prague to Coordinate Flight Schedules for the Upcoming Season
Airline and airport representatives from all over the world will meet in Prague from 11 – 14 November to jointly optimise flight schedules for the 2015 summer season. The CR capital is hosting an international slot conference, one of the most significant events in the area of air route coordination. Prague Airport is its key partner.
In the winter season, Prague will be directly connected to 85 destinations, a greater number of airlines will be available
The winter schedule will get underway at Václav Havel Airport Prague starting Sunday, 26 October. Starting from late October until 28 March 2015, 54 airlines are going to operate at the airport, of which 50 will provide passenger routes and 4 are cargo carriers. The winter flight schedule contains regular connections to 85 destinations in 36 countries. Compared to the same period in 2013/2014, the number of destinations connected with Václav Havel Airport Prague remained unchanged.
Passengers have voted Václav Havel Airport Prague one of the ten best European airports in terms of comfort and convenience during long waits for departure in the 2014 Sleeping in Airports Survey. Prague not only defended its position among European airports but moved up one rung to seventh position versus last year.
A New Airport Pricelist comes into effect as of 29/3/2015. Prague Airport negotiated the pricelist lawfully in conjunction with airlines and representatives of the Ministry of Transport of the CR. As of the summer flight season, only a single payment will be changed. The airport tax for departures from Prague will be increased by CZK 8 and by CZK 3 for transits. This amount corresponds to the increase due to inflation in 2013 of 1.4%. Revenues generated by the increase will be used to modernize the airport infrastructure, increase passenger comfort and security measures.