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.
Today, at Václav Havel Airport Prague, a training session to promote synergy within the intervention commander team took place focused on the suspected occurrence of Ebola
Today, in the non-public area of Václav Havel Airport Prague, a preventative training session to promote synergy within the intervention commander team and to coordinate the intervention of all emergency system units involved took place. The training session was focused on a potential occurrence of Ebola onboard an aircraft with the aim of providing for effective collaboration among all units involved with the emphasis on the error-free performance of anti-epidemic measures.
Honey from Václav Havel Airport Prague has maintained the highest standard. Following on the silver medal received last year, it has won the gold medal in the Czech Honey 2014 contest. The balanced quality of the honey was once again confirmed by the fact it obtained the Czech Honey certificate.
Czech Aeroholding, as sole shareholder of Prague Airport, acting in the capacity of the General Meeting, approved termination of performance of the role of Chairman of the Prague Airport Board of Directors by Jiří Pos who, effective 1 October 2014, assumed the vacant post in the five-member Czech Aeroholding’s Board of Directors. Concurrently, Czech Aeroholding’s Board of Directors, acting in the capacity of the Prague Airport’s General Meeting, approved changes to Prague Airport Statutes, changing the number of members of the Board of Directors from three to four. Jiří Kraus remains a member of the Prague Airport Board of Directors and is joined by Tomáš Rohlena and Milan Špaček, appointed by the General Meeting effective 1 October 2014. Effective 1 November 2014, the team will be joined by Jiří Petržilka. The new members consecutively elected Mr. Jiří Kraus as the Chairman and Mr. Tomáš Rohlena as the Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines was announced the winner of the competition which evaluates airline friendliness to the environment at Prague Airport. The prestigious prize, in the form of a glass swallow, was awarded to the airline during the final ceremony by Jiří Kraus, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Prague Airport and René Pekárek, Deputy Prague 6 Mayor. It took place as part of regular meetings of airport representatives and nearby municipalities and city boroughs. The QUIETEST AIRLINE contest which Prague Airport announced eight years ago for the first time based upon an incentive by Prague 6, is one of the tools used to motivate air carriers to take a neighbourly approach to the immediate surroundings of the airport. The criteria evaluated include not only the measurement of noise but also maintaining air routes and aircraft capacity.
Václav Havel Airport Prague Holds Its First Czech GeoTour – Treasure Hunters Will Seek Out 10 Caches
A popular tourist trend of recent years has found its way to Václav Havel Airport Prague. 10 caches have been newly hidden right at the airport or in its immediate environs for discovery by geocaching aficionados as part of GeoTour. Prague Airport is the first airport in the world to take part in the project and the first aviation institution in the Czech Republic.
Marta Guthová Leaves the Post of Deputy Chairperson and Member of Prague Airport’s Board of Directors
Today, by resolution of Czech Aeroholding’s Board of Directors, acting in capacity of Prague Airport’s General Meeting, Marta Guthová was dismissed from the post of Deputy Chairperson and Member of Prague Airport’s Board of Directors.
Leading British leisure airline Jet2.com today announced its further expansion in Czech Republic with the launch of two new destinations from Václav Havel Airport Prague. As of today, the airline has begun to sell tickets to Belfast, Northern Ireland and Glasgow, Scotland. It will thus offer more opportunities for travel between Britain and Prague than any other airline, also becoming the sole airline on both routes. Jet2.com exclusive new destinations start next spring from 1254 CZK per person.
On Sunday, June 15, Václav Havel Airport Prague will get underway with another yearly round of the QUIETEST AIRLINE contest. The competition, intended to motivate airlines to use the most modern aircraft and comply with noise regulations, will be the eighth such contest put on by Prague Airport in association with Prague 6. Evaluations will be carried out during the most intensive aviation season, from mid-June until mid-September.