DOH-PRG

Qatar Airways began operations on its Doha – Prague service with the state-of-the-art Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft on Wednesday 10 January, marking the return of the wide-body jet previously utilised on the route prior to the Covid-19 pandemic. The 254-seat aircraft will increase capacity between the city pair by 44%. The Dreamliner will be deployed […]

January 11, 2024 | Latest Route News +

PRG-AGA

Eurowings introduced a new service between Prague and Agadir in Morocco on Wednesday 1 November. The 2,960-kilometre service will be maintained 2-weekly, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, with the 180-seat A320 aircraft. Eurowings faces no competition on the route, being the only carrier linking Prague with Morocco during the winter. Over the summer months, Smartwings maintains […]

November 10, 2023 | Latest Route News +

LYS-PRG

easyJet launched a new service between Lyon and Prague on Monday 4 September. The 840-kilometre service will be maintained 2-weekly on Mondays and Fridays with the 156-seat A319 aircraft. The LCC will compete directly against Volotea’s 2-weekly rotation. What they said Manuel Guening, Manager for Corporate Communications at easyJet, said: “This new connection offers Lyonnais […]

September 7, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Cyprus Airways

The ‘new’ Cyprus Airways launched operations in 2017 and remains a small operator. According to Planespotters, it has five aircraft: three 180-seat A320s and two 133-seat A220-300s. The A220s joined its fleet in June 2023 and entered revenue service in August, although September is the month with much greater activity. Last year, Cyprus Airways said […]

China Airlines

Taiwan to Europe is a sizeable market. In the pre-pandemic 2019, it had around 1.8 million passengers, nearly 5,000 a day. However, two-thirds were indirect, reflecting a relative lack of non-stop flights. According to Cirium data, there are 14 routes in August 2023. All but two are by Taiwanese carriers, with the Asian country the […]

Prage - Rhodes

Eurowings commenced seasonal flights between its Prague base and Rhodes on Tuesday 6 June. The 1,890-kilometre route will be maintained 2-weekly on Tuesdays and Saturdays with the A319 aircraft. The airline faces direct competition from Smartwings, which maintain flights between the two airports 13-weekly, and Ryanair’s 2-weekly service. Eurowings is adding a further two Greek […]

June 14, 2023 | Latest Route News +

PRAGUE

Among Central Europe’s four biggest airports (those serving the capitals of Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Poland and Romania), Prague Airport has seen the slowest recovery post-pandemic. Bucharest, despite the collapse of Blue Air, has fully recovered, Warsaw WAW is at 95% recovery and Budapest is at around 90%. However, Prague is at just 75% according to […]