Sikorsky and its subsidiary PZL Mielec have signed a memorandum of understanding with Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa (PGZ), one of the largest defence groups in Europe, under which PGZ companies would have significant involvement in the S-70i™ BLACK HAWK helicopter programme if Sikorsky and PZL Mielec are selected by the Polish government to provide a...

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In May 2016 Airport Gdansk serviced 349,409 passengers which means 8.1% rise compared to analogous period of time in year 2015. From the beginning of year 2016, Airport Gdansk serviced 1,438,818 passengers already. That means average rise of 8.8% percent compared to analogous period of time in year 2015.1 million 80 thousand passengers were...

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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...

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Courtyard by Marriott Warsaw Airport has been awarded by the corporation Marriott a reward for activities in the area SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY & COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT. The company appreciated Warsaw Courtyard by Marriott for its consequence, as well as the full spectrum of CSR activities for the local community, ecology and employees. 280 hotels...

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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...

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The Special Rotorcraft Conference, which was held o 22 April 2016  in the Aviation Institute in Warsaw, inaugurated the celebrations of the 60th anniversary of the launch of helicopter production in PZL-Świdnik. The event was attended among others by Jarosław Gowin, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Science and Higher Education and...

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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...

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Heli-One’s Rzeszow, Poland facility has received Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) repair station approval. Heli-One Poland’s facility, which opened in 2014, provides base maintenance support for Airbus AS332, H225, and H135 aircraft. In addition, it offers component repairs such as the AW139 exhaust duct. This approval offers U.S.-based...

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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...

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Employees at PZL Mielec, together with representatives from Polish suppliers, celebrated the completion and shipment of the 300th BLACK HAWK helicopter cabin built in Poland. The cabin, a complex structure the size of a cargo van, is made from around 3,000 separate components. Completed cabins are joined to the S-70i™ BLACK HAWK aircraft...

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Jarosław Gowin, the Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Science and Higher Education, paid  a visit on March 14th to PZL-Świdnik, a Finmeccanica company, to obtain first-hand knowledge about the technological potential and capabilities of the only producer of Polish helicopters and the main supplier to the Polish Armed Forces. During...

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Prizes in five categories were awarded during the X Chopin Airport Gala, which was held at the Warsaw Horse Racetrack. In the category of the largest increase in passenger traffic the undisputed leader was WizzAir. The Hungarian airline recorded last year an increase in the number of passengers by 380,000, which is a 31% increase. The...

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LOT’s first plane took off from Ljubljana to Warsaw inaugurating a new route. From now on, the passengers travelling from Ljubljana via Warsa hub are provided with convenient transfers to attractive destinations in Europe and North America six times per week. Inaugural flight was accompanied by a symbolic cutting of the ribbon, cake pops for...

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Chopin Airport had a record breaking February in terms of passengers this year again. More than 741 thousand people were checked-in at Chopin Airport in February. This is yet another consecutive monthly record in the history of Warsaw airport. February 2016 was the best February in the history of the airport, with a 10.1 percent increase...

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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...

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