Modernization of a part of Terminal A at Chopin Airport was considered Construction of the Year in the 26th edition of the competition organized by the Polish Association of Construction Engineers and Technicians. The project, carried out by a consortium of HOCHTIEF Poland and HOCHTIEF Solutions AG, has been awarded in the category of public...Read more
March 2016 was the best March in the history of the airport, by 4.7 percent better than March ‘15. It is worth mentioning that this is the eleventh consecutive month of record in the history of Chopin Airport and eighteenth month of continuous growth in passenger numbers. Despite the increase in the number of passengers, the number of...Read more
Chopin Airport as the first public building in Poland and the third in Europe has implemented a comprehensive PAED system that allows saving lives in cases of sudden cardiac arrest. The airport has launched a training program for its employees, so they know how to provide first aid in such cases. Automatic defibrillators appeared at Chopin...Read more
In 2015 cargo traffic at Chopin Airport was up by 9%. The Warsaw airport handled a total of 58,284 tonnes of freight in the twelve months of 2015, including 57,735 tonnes internationally (9.4%) and 548 tonnes domestically (-20.3%). Imports exceeded exports, with 32,440 tonnes and 25,844 tonnes respectively. 1. Freight in 2015, in kg (on board...Read more
The Sleeping in Airports portal's users assessed the airports basing on four criteria: comfort, facilities for travellers, cleanliness and quality of service. Ranking is made according to the number of votes cast by individual travellers, from November 2014 to September 2015. Warsaw Airport was appreciated by the passengers for friendly and...Read more
The first quarter of 2015 saw sky-high passenger figures at Chopin Airport and record financial results for its operator Polish Airports. Chopin Airport handled over 2.1 million travellers in the first three months of 2015, an 8.7% increase year-on-year. The low-cost sector registered the largest growth – up 43.6% on the first quarter of...Read more
Warsaw Chopin Airport authorities have signed a deal with bank Pekao to finance further modernisations to the tune of PLN 600 million (EUR 145 million). The investments plan include the modernisation of the old terminal, an improvement in road access and the creation of a five-star hotel. Michał Kaczmarzyk, director of the airport,...Read more
Nearly 10.6 million passengers were served at Chopin Airport in 2014. It’s the second best result in the airport’s history. And expectations for 2015 are even higher. Last December the Warsaw airport handled 712.5 thousand travellers, 10.3% more than the year before – which means best December ever for Chopin Airport and the most...Read more
Almost 90 per cent of all flights at Chopin Airport arrive and depart on time, making it one of the most punctual airports in the world, says the latest OAG Punctuality Report. Photo by Dariusz Kłosiński OAG, a global flight scheduling company, placed Chopin Airport 18th in the “small airports” category, with an 87.6 per cent...Read more
Chopin Airport handled over 1,073,000 passengers in June 2014, a slight fall year-on-year (down 0.2%). In total, the airport has handled nearly 4.82 million travelers since the beginning of the year, including over 4.23 million on international flights (down 5.9%) and nearly 585,000 domestically (up 9.4%). The number of passenger aircraft...Read more
Michał Kaczmarzyk Poland’s Minister of Infrastructure and Development has dismissed Michał Marzec from the position of General Director of Polish Airports and Warsaw Chopin Airport, appointing Michał Kaczmarzyk in his place. Michał Kaczmarzyk is a graduate of the Global ACI-ICAO Airport Management Professional Accreditation Programme...Read more
10 new bars and restaurants and as many as 15 new shops will open in the modernised part of Warsaw Chopin Airport’s Terminal A next year. The outlets will be operated by HDS Polska, which plans to introduce a number of new brands to the airport. Polish Airports has just closed the process to choose operators of retail and catering space in...Read more
chopiThe number of Poles willing to pay more for the comfort of flying in business class is growing. Even airline managers are surprised by the actual traffic figures and revenues, says Polish daily newspaper “Rzeczpospolita”. 5 December 2013 marked the first anniversary of the launching of a Warsaw route by Qatar Airways, which made...Read more
2016 weren’t easy for airlines around the globe that continue to struggle with ways of finding pilots to fill cockpit seats. 2017 is expected to be an even more pressing year, as Boeing, Airbus and other manufacturers keep accelerating their production, while the already small pool of qualified FOs and PICs grows at a significantly slower pace....
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