Most interesting facts and figures about LOT

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To tell you more about LOT, we present statistical data and a few interesting facts about us. Learn more about our company.

 Most interesting facts and figures about LOT 

  • We were the first airline in Europe having a Boeing 787 Dreamliner in its fleet.
  • For our marketing campaign ‘Be Our Guest’, we received a silver Effie Award in Services – the most important marketing award in Poland.
  • In 2019, we became for the third time the best airline in Central & Eastern Europe according to the Global Traveler USA ranking.
  • In 2019, we hosted the 2nd Global Airport & Passenger Symposium (GAPS).
  • We are one of the 12 oldest airlines in the world.
  • We are one of the IATA founding airlines.
  • In 2019, we carried almost 9 million passengers on our boards within one year for the first time ever.
  • Our fleet includes two planes: Boeing 787 Dreamliner and Boeing 737 MAX 8 in a special white and red colours commemorating the 100th anniversary of the restoration of Poland’s independence.
  • Our fleet consists of 75 planes (as of July 1, 2023):
  • In September 2021, as one of the first airlines in Europe, we implemented a wireless inflight entertainment service on Boeing 737 boards.
  • We received coverage in two popular TV productions showing the reality of work in airlines: Operacja LOT [LOT Operation] and No to lecę [Kiss and Fly].
  • Since 2003, we have been a member of Star Alliance.
  • In 2021, we ranked 3rd in the Most Desired Employers list prepared by Randstad Polska.
  • In 2020, we performed 388 flights and carried ca. 54,000 passengers under the LOTdoDomu program.
  • In 2020, we made the longest flight in the history of our airline – on 31st March 2020, our Boeing 787 Dreamliner performed a flight lasting 14 hours and 55 minutes from Warsaw to Buenos Aires.
  • Our “emblem” has been invariably a crane since 1931.
  • In 2019, we received the prestigious Best Airline Marketing award granted during the Changi Airlines Awards gala in Singapore for our contribution to the development of the Singapore hub.
  • In 2020, we were nominated for the Hungarian Emmy award for our adaptation of the Be Our Guest campaign.
  • In 2021, our e-commerce team was nominated in the Best B2C E-commerce Team category in the prestigious E-commerce Director 2021 competition.