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2nd February, 2018

LOT plans frequent flights to Krakow

Polish airline LOT will operate flights almost daily between Budapest and Krakow this summer, Budapest Airport announced on Thursday.

LOT will deploy 78-seater Bombardier Q400 aircraft to fly between the two cities five days a week from April 28 until May 20 and then six times in the summer timetable until October 27.

The new flights mean a potential 30,000 additional travellers annually, according to Budapest Airport’s director of development Kam Jandu.

LOT will also operate flights between Budapest and New York from May 3 and between Budapest and Chicago from May 5, restoring direct air links between Hungary and the US.

Sources regularly consulted, with abbreviations used in text: Népszabadság (N); Magyar Hírlap (MH); Világgazdaság (VG); Napi Gazdaság (NG); Magyar Nemzet (MN); Népszava (Nsz); Kossuth Rádió news (KR); nightly TV news (TV).

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