At its meeting today, the Czech Airlines Supervisory Board was informed about Jiří Marek´s decision received to leave his post as Czech Airlines Vice-president for Sales and Marketing and resign from the position of Member of the Board of Directors. In October, the position of Czech Airlines Vice-president for Sales and Marketing and Member of the Czech Airlines Board of Directors will be performed by Jozef Sinčák who will by then have resigned from his current position of Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors and Executive Director for Business and Corporate Services of Prague Airport. Mr. Sinčák will be replaced at Prague Airport in both capacities by Marta Guthová who will, prior to her appointment to the company management, resign from her positions of Member of the Board of Directors and Director for Purchases, Sales and Marketing of Czech Aeroholding, the mother company of Prague Airport. The vacated position on the Czech Aeroholding Board of Directors will then be assumed by Jozef Sinčák. All mentioned personnel changes within the Czech Aeroholding Group are subject to the approval of the Statutory Bodies of all companies involved during the month of October. The Statutory Bodies will elect new members of their Boards of Directors at that time (at both daughter companies, members of the Boards of Directors are elected at the company General Meeting, at Czech Aeroholding, members of the Board of Directors are elected by the Supervisory Board). A General Meeting of Czech Airlines will be called towards the end of October to accept Mr. Marek’s resignation from his post as Member of the Board of Directors and appoint Mr. Sinčák to the vacated position.
On Friday 20 September the Václav Havel Airport Prague saw off the first aircraft of the new Lithuanian airline Air Lituanica.
Václav Havel Airport Prague to Invite Guests to Prestigious International Air Safety Conference – Airport Security Conference 2013
An international conference entitled Airport Security Conference 2013 will be held at Václav Havel Airport Prague September 17-18. Representatives of aviation safety units and airlines from around the world will attend the meeting. The goal is to exchange experience in the area of air safety.
A bakery has opened this weekend at Václav Havel Airport Prague, part of the PAUL Bakery chain from France. The chain offers gourmet snacks at an attractive price: CZK 99 for a fresh baguette and a soft drink – a meal for less than a hundred crowns. Travelers can sample the best of traditional French baking and pastries in both terminals.
British airline Jet2.com celebrates ten years at Václav Havel Airport Prague with increased frequency and new year-round UK destination.
Czech Aeroholding, Prague Airport and Incheon International Airport Corporation Sign Partnership Agreement
The formal signing of a Partnership Agreement between Czech Aeroholding, its subsidiary Prague Airport and Incheon International Airport Corporation took place at Václav Havel Airport Prague Airport today. Incheon International Airport Corporation operates the chief international Airport in South Korea, Incheon International Airport. The agreement focuses on close collaboration in developing new connections between Prague and Seoul, in exchanging information and experience and engaging in joint marketing activities.
Tomorrow, Václav Havel Airport Prague will note the 80th anniversary of the start of construction. Over its eight decades, the airport's surface area has doubled in size and it has handled more than two hundred billion passengers on more than four million flights. Currently, the Ruzyně airport has direct connections to 111 destinations around the globe.
The main runway at Václav Havel Airport Prague designated as RWY 06/24, is in the second and final phase of general reconstruction. Last year, 900 meters were reconstructed and this year the remaining 2,815 meters will be completed. The runway will thus feature a brand new surface, a basis for its long-term continued safe operation. Special technology was used during both phases to remove and subsequently crush approximately 390 thousand tons of material. Currently, equipment is being used lay new cement/concrete plate which will then need to mature for almost a month. The runway will go back into operation during nighttime hours on September 30/October 1, 2013, in keeping with the plan.
A ceremony at Vaclav Havel Airport Prague today introduced innovations leading to increased comfort for travelers in Terminal 1. There are new counters, information booths and navigation panels ready for passengers.
Air Carriers at Václav Havel Airport Prague Compete For the QUIETEST AIRLINE Title for the Seventh Time
Today, the seventh year of the QUIETEST AIRLINE contest has been opened at Václav Havel Airport Prague, traditionally announced by Letiste Praha and Prague 6. The contest takes place from 15 May until 30 October, during the most intensive air traffic period. The point of the activity is to positively motivate airlines to take a friendly approach to the natural environment, with an emphasis on the issue of noise.