Press releases

  • THIRD ROMANIAN CITY DEBUTS IN LOT POLISH AIRLINES' NETWORK. POLISH NATIONAL CARRIER IS CONNECTING WARSAW WITH ORADEA

    LOT Polish Airlines is opening a new route between Warsaw and Oradea. The carrier will embark upon its first flight to the city in the west of Romania on 3 June 2024. Flights to Oradea will be operated four times a week, all year round. Oradea makes up the third Romanian destination in LOT Polish Airlines’ network, following Bucharest and Cluj-Napoca.

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  • LOT Polish Airlines have launched a new route to Uzbekistan. “Pearl of the Silk Route” is now available directly from Warsaw

    The first scheduled LOT Polish Airlines flight to Tashkent took off on March 13th, 2024. This highly-anticipated route makes Uzbekistan – the magical world of the Orient with its history spanning nearly 2,700 years – more accessible to passengers travelling from Warsaw. Tashkent is another new destination in line with LOT Polish Airlines’ 2024-2028 strategy. By planning the expansion of the route network to include 20 new connections, the Polish carrier wants to be a partner for passengers both during their business trips and in terms of travel inspirations.

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  • LOT POLISH AIRLINES AND SKYNRG PARTNER FOR SAF OFFTAKE

    LOT Polish Airlines (LOT), Polish national carrier, purchased Sustainable Aviation Fuel (SAF) from SkyNRG, a global leader in SAF. The purchase underscores the airline's commitment to reducing its carbon footprint and minimizing the environmental impact of aviation. The SAF was delivered to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport's hydrant system under a Book and Claim arrangement and co-funded by LOT’s passengers.

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  • A WEEKEND OF PREMIERE FLIGHTS WITH LOT POLISH AIRLINES. DIRECT FLIGHTS FROM WROCLAW TO SEOUL AND FROM RZESZÓW TO MILAN

    Warsaw, November 6, 2023

     LOT Polish Airlines has launched new routes: Wrocław – Seoul and Rzeszów – Milan. The new connections mark a further stage in the extension of the flight network, in line with the national carrier's strategy.

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  • HOW DID I BECOME A FLIGHT ATTENDANT WITH LOT POLISH AIRLINES? THE STORY OD MAŁGORZATA NOWOTNIK

    “It’s who travel with – for years” features a series of video interviews with people who once worked for LOT Polish Airlines and formed Poland’s most recognisable brand overseas. It makes a reference to the carrier’s latest campaign – “It’s who you travel with”. In on-camera interviews, former LOT Polish Airlines employees share with the audience previously unknown stories from the history of LOT Polish Airlines, which will mark its 95th anniversary on 1 January. Małgorzata Nowotnik, featured in the next instalment of the “It’s who travel with – for years” series, who worked as a flight attendant for LOT Polish Airlines from 1971 to 1986, talked about, among other things, travelling back in the days when it was only available to a handful of people, unusual situations on board and the characteristics of the perfect flight attendant.

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  • LOT POLISH AIRLINES UNVEILS STRATEGY FOR 2024-2028

    5 October 2023 witnessed the national carrier presenting its development directions for 2024 – 2028. LOT Polish Airlines will have a greater number of modern aircraft, fly to more attractive destinations and meet demanding environmental and social targets. In this way, LOT Polish Airlines intends to translate its record financial results into an ambitious growth path. 

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  • DREAMLINERS OF LOT POLISH AIRLINES WILL GET NEW INTERIOR DESIGN

     LOT Polish Airlines has announced a major upgrade of the cabins of its wide-body Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft. The retrofit will feature a new cabin design, replacement of seats in all classes, installation of a new in-flight entertainment system as well as the deployment of Internet connectivity. The new interiors will be the product of collaboration with brands such as RECARO Aircraft Seating, Safran Passenger Innovations, Viasat, and Tangerine. The new cabins of the Dreamliners are set to include a Polish touch. The LOT Economy Class seats will be manufactured at the RECARO Aircraft Seating factory in Poland.

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  • LOT POLISH AIRLINES BUSINESS LOUNGE AT CHICAGO O'HARE AIRPORT WILL BE UP AND RUNNING AS EARLY AS 2024

    LOT Polish Airlines has announced the construction of North America’s first business lounge at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport. For the Polish carrier, Chicago is a strategic destination in the US market in terms of the potential traffic of Polish and other minorities living in the metropolitan area. In the new LOT Polish Airlines lounge, passengers will enjoy a modern work zone, a relaxation zone as well as a catering zone. There will be touches reminiscent of Polish tradition through, among other things, the use of amber in the space, as well as cooperation with Polish partners. The opening is scheduled for late Q3/early Q4 2024.

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  • THERE WILL BE EVEN MORE CONNECTIONS BETWEEN POLAND AND THE USA. LOT POLISH AIRLINES IS EXTENDING

    LOT Polish Airlines has announced a codeshare partnership with US carrier JetBlue Airways. Until now, the airlines have cooperated under the terms and conditions of an interline agreement. The extension of joint operations entails offering passengers even better connections between Poland and the USA, which will be available as early as the 2023/2024 winter season.

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  • IT'S WHO YOU TRAVEL WITH. LOT POLISH AIRLINES IS LAUNCHING A NEW BRANDING CAMPAIGN

     15 September 2023 marks the launch of LOT Polish Airlines’ branding campaign under the slogan It’s who you travel with. The new communication platform has been implemented by the GREY Group Poland Agency. The campaign echoes the values and heritage of LOT Polish Airlines and emphasises the importance of a multi-generational brand experience.

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  • EVEN MORE INNOVATIONS ONBOARD LOT POLISH AIRLINES - NEW PORCELAIN TABLEWARE WITH A POLISH TOUCH

    LOT Polish Airlines has announced further changes to its aircraft, and these involve new porcelain in LOT Business Class and LOT Premium Economy. This is all to upgrade the quality of service and enhance the passenger experience.

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  • LOT: UNKNOWN TRIVIA FROM THE HISTORY OF POLAND'S NATIONAL CARRIER

    Wacław Makowski was the CEO of LOT Polish Airlines just before World War II as well as the first pilot to be trained from scratch in independent Poland. Makowski purchased the world’s most advanced passenger aircraft for LOT Polish Airlines. The former head of LOT Polish Airlines and skilled aviator effected a breakthrough in thinking about civil aviation – he turned an expensive toy available only to the elite into a means of transport. 

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  • LOT POLISH AIRLINES AND PHENOME: COOPERATING IN HARMONY WITH NATURE

    On 8 August 2023, LOT Polish Airlines announced the beginning of its cooperation with yet another Polish company in the creation of a new onboard product.  

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  • LOT POLISH AIRLINES GENERATED A PROFIT OF PLN 113 MILLION IN 2022

    Warsaw, June 5, 2023 – The General Shareholders Meeting of LOT Polish Airlines approved the Company’s financial statement for 2022. Last year witnessed LOT Polish Airlines generating over PLN 113.7 million in profit with revenues exceeding PLN 8.3 billion, whereas LOT Cargo generated a record-breaking PLN 755 million in revenue. This means a return to the path of profitable development that was rendered possible through a gradually implemented commercial and operational strategy.

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  • WITH LOT, YOU CAN FLY FROM WARSAW TO ROME AND FROM WROCLAW TO SEOUL

    Warsaw, 3rd July2023 – The Warsaw – Rome route has been reinstated to the flight network of LOT Polish Airlines. And from the capital of Lower Silesia, you can get as far as Seoul. This is yet another novelty announced by the national carrier.

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  • LOT POLISH AIRLINES AND BANK PEKAO COOPERATION

    Bank Pekao S.A. and LOT Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT S.A. have signed a cooperation agreement. Under this agreement, Bank Pekao will offer its customers participation in Europe’s most extensive loyalty programme Miles & More.

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  • PLL LOT x Krosno Glass Cooperation – Modernity With Respect for Tradition

    LOT Polish Airlines announced cooperation with Krosno Glass – a brand whose products adorn interiors around the world. In the coming weeks, the Polish manufacturer’s glass will appear aboard PLL LOT’s long-haul Business and Premium Economy class flights. 

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  • LOT POLISH AIRLINES MANAGEMENT BOARD IN ITS FULL COMPOSITION

    Warsaw, 21 June 2023, the Supervisory Board of LOT Polish Airlines elected a new management board of the carrier. Those candidates featuring well-established business experience and being key function holders in aviation industry companies for years were selected for new positions.

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  • MICHAŁ FIJOŁ APPOINTED PRESIDENT OF THE MANAGEMENT BOARD OF PLL LOT

    Warsaw, 16 June 2023 – The Supervisory Board of the Company, having conducted the qualification procedure, appointed Michał Fijoł as the President of the Management Board of LOT Polish Airlines. The new President had been a Member of the Management Board for Commercial Affairs for nearly seven years. 

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  • LOT POLISH AIRLINES TO JOIN IATA 25by2025

    LOT Polish Airlines joined IATA’s 25by2025 program aimed at increasing the professional activity among women in all areas of the aviation industry. LOT Polish Airlines formally joined the initiative at the annual IATA conference in Istanbul.

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  • THE FIRST LOT AIRPLANE HAS DEPARTED FROM RADOM AIRPORT

    On Friday, 28 April, the first LOT Polish Airlines airplane departed from Warsaw-Radom airport. Passengers traveling with the national carrier departed to one of the most beautiful capital cities in Europe – Rome.

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  • LOT WILL FLY FROM KRAKOW TO ISTANBUL

     LOT Polish Airlines launched a Krakow - Istanbul connection. The first flight to Turkey’s largest city is scheduled for April.

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  • LOT POLISH AIRLINES ONE OF THREE ANCHOR AIRLINES AT NEW YORK JFK AIRPORT'S NEW TERMINAL ONE

    The New Terminal One (NTO) is a state-of-the-art passenger terminal to be built at JFK International Airport in New York. The estimated cost of its construction is $9.5 billion. LOT Polish Airlines' presence at the NTO is the outcome of successful two-year long negotiations and a sign of recognition of the potential of Central and Eastern Europe's most important carrier.

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  • LOT WILL FLY TO AZERBAIJAN

    LOT Polish Airlines launches new connections from Warsaw. On board the national carrier's aircraft we will fly to the largest city in the Caucasus - Baku. The connection is of particular business value, as Azerbaijan has been an important economic partner of Poland for years.

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  • LOT WRAPS UP 2021

    Strengthened position in tourist transport, continued high position in the cargo segment and slower-than-expected growth dynamics in the scheduled flight network. This is how LOT wraps up the past year.

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  • LOT RESUMES FLIGHTS TO SRI LANKA

    As early as December 7 the Boeing 787 Dreamliner will take off from Warsaw Chopin Airport to Colombo Airport. This is the first flight to Sri Lanka after a months-long break, offering passengers from Poland and other European countries a sunny holiday in the middle of winter.

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  • LOT WITH A NEW FLIGHT NETWORK. WINTER HOLIDAYS WITH THE NATIONAL CARRIER

    Warsaw, November 18, 2021 - LOT Polish Airlines invites you on board!
    In the winter season 2021/2022, the national carrier will offer a total of nearly 100 routes. The booking systems already offer flights on European routes, but also long-haul flights to Sri Lanka, the United States and Canada.

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