Press releases

  • Prague Airport has officially concluded this year's program of environmental education at elementary schools in its neighborhood

    26.06.2012

    Prague Airport has officially concluded the first year of environmental education for children from elementary schools located in the airport’s neighborhood. The program was launched early this year. Pupils of fourth and fifth grades have learned interesting facts about water- and air protection, noise issues or waste management.

  • General Repair of the Main Runway at Prague/Ruzyne Airport Continues

    20.06.2012

    The main runway at Prague Airport, designated RWY 06/24 is undergoing the first phase of general repairs. The runway will go back into service on August 9. Work started on May 15. Special technology was used to remove and crush approximately 70,000 tons of material. A new concrete surface is currently being applied which will then be allowed to mature for almost a month.

  • On October 5, Ruzyne Airport Will Become Vaclav Havel Airport Prague

    05.06.2012

    In keeping with a resolution by the government of the Czech Republic, Prague/Ruzyne International Airport will be renamed Vaclav Havel Airport Prague. The formal name change is scheduled for October 5, Havel’s birthday.

  • For the sixth time, Prague Airport and Prague 6 Are Announcing Their QUIETEST AIRLINE Competition

    01.06.2012

    Prague Airport and Prague 6 are kicking off the 6th Annual QUIETEST AIRLINE competition at Prague Ruzyne International Airport. The competition will run from June until October 2012 – the time during which air traffic is at its most intense. The point of the activity is to motivate airlines in a positive way to take a friendly approach to the natural environment, with an emphasis on the issue of noise.

  • AEGEAN AIRLINES Launches DIirect Scheduled Flights from Athens to Prague

    24.05.2012

    AEGEAN, the largest Greek carrier and a member of Star Alliance network, today launched new direct services from Athens to Prague, the political, economic and cultural Centre of the Czech Republic. AEGEAN will connect Athens to Prague with 3 flights per week. The aircraft will depart every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.

  • Prague Ruzyne Airport Celebrates 75th Anniversary

    29.03.2012

    It will be precisely 75 years at the beginning of April since the largest and most modern airport in the Czech Republic launched its operations. A total of 201 million passengers have been serviced and more than 4 million passenger flights handled throughout its 75-year-long history of operations. Prague Airport has prepared many surprises for passengers and airport visitors.

  • New Opportunities for Aircraft Enthusiasts at Prague Airport

    27.03.2012

    Prague Airport and planes.cz have created some new activities for spotters interested in air traffic at the Czech Republic’s largest airport. As part of the airport’s 75th anniversary, spotters have bleachers provided to help them take photos through the airport fence. Openings are being made for camera lenses at several points along the fence. Saturday, April 7, a ceremonial opening is being organized by Prague Airport’s Aviation Photography Club.

  • During the Summer Flight Season, Prague Airport Will Be Connected to 128 Destinations in 47 Countries by 54 Air Carriers

    22.03.2012

    On Sunday 3/25/2012, Prague Airport will begin operating under its summer flight schedule. A total of 54 air carriers will operate at Prague Airport: 49 of them on passenger routes and 5 as cargo carriers. The summer flight schedule includes regular connections to 128 places in 47 states.

  • WHEELTUG plc AND PRAGUE AIRPORT CONSULTING COMPLETE INITIAL ANALYSIS OF WHEELTUG® BENEFITS AT PRAGUE AIRPORT

    14.03.2012

    Prague Airport Consulting together with WheelTug plc released a video simulation which shows the findings of the initial analysis of WheelTug® and the benefits it provides Prague Airport.

  • Main Runway at Prague/Ruzyne Airport to Undergo General Repairs

    15.02.2012

    The main runway at Prague/Ruzyne Airport, RWY 06/24, is to undergo general repairs. The repairs are motivated by the runway's technical state, which has been caused by long-term use. The repairs are being divided into three phases, planned for 2012, 2013 and 2014. Prague Airport currently has detailed plans for the first phase, which will be carried out between May 15 and August 8, 2012. After negotiations with representatives of the densely populated districts of Prague and Kladno, which will be impacted by the use of an alternate runway, Prague Airport as design operations to make maximum use of a shortened version of the main runway. One benefit brought by the repairs is that, after implementing the entire general repair scheme, regular spring and autumn maintenance will require only 3 to 5 days, instead of the current 2 to 3 weeks.

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