Category Archives: LOT Polish Airlines

LOT Polish Airlines grounds its Boeing 737-8 MAX 8s

Became SP-LVF, delivered on December 12, 2018

LOT Polish Airlines has decided to ground its five Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 airplanes until further notice.

Top Copyright Photo: LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 N6067U (SP-LVF) (msn 43320) BFI (Steve Bailey). Image: 944675.

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LOT Polish Airlines to resume Delhi service in September

LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner SP-LRF (msn 35942) AMS (Ton Jochems). Image: 937089.

LOT Polish Airlines is planning to reopen the Warsaw – Delhi route on September 17, 2019.

The restored route will be operated five days a week with Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft according to Airline Route.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by LOT): LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner SP-LRF (msn 35942) AMS (Ton Jochems). Image: 937089.

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LOT Polish to launch two new routes from London City Airport

LOT Polish Airlines Embraer ERJ 190-200LR (ERJ 195) SP-LNG (msn 19000237) BRU (Ton Jochems). Image: 945222.

LOT Polish Airlines will fly directly from Warsaw (WAW) to London City (LCY) up to twice a day. For this special route to London City, LOT has acquire 4 brand-new Embraer 190 jets.

Flights from Warsaw to London City will be operated according to the following schedule: Departures to LCY daily (except Sundays) at 7:15am, arrivals at 9:00am and daily (except Saturdays) at 4:15pm, arrivals at 6:00pm. Departures to WAW are scheduled daily (except Sundays) at 9:30am, arrivals at 1:00pm and daily (except Saturdays) at 6:30pm, arrivals at 10:00pm.

The new to London City from Warsaw will  commence on February 18, 2019.

The airline will also start a new Vilnius – London City route on May 1, 2019.

The following schedule enables particularly business travelers flying from Warsaw, as well as Vilnius, Kiev, Lviv, Riga, Bucharest, Larnaca or Tbilisi to complete their journey within one working day. London City Airport, conveniently located in London’s Royal Docks, is the nearest airport to the business and financial centre of London, including the City of London just 6 miles away. It is also expected that the route will appeal to leisure travelers seeking city breaks in either direction.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by the airline): LOT Polish Airlines Embraer ERJ 190-200LR (ERJ 195) SP-LNG (msn 19000237) BRU (Ton Jochems). Image: 945222.

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LOT Polish to increase the number of flights to North America next summer

The second LOT Polish Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner

LOT Polish Airlines has announced on social media that starting in June 2019 it will be increasing the number of flights per week to Warsaw from Los Angeles, Newark and Toronto (Pearson).

Top Copyright Photo (all others by the airline): LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner SP-LSB (msn 38084) PAE (Nick Dean). Image: 941726.

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LOT Polish Airlines is coming to Miami

"Proud to fly the Polish Olympic Team" sub-titles

LOT Polish Airlines will start nonstop service between Warsaw and Miami on June 1, 2019.

The new route will operate four days a week with Boeing 787 Dreamliners.

LOT Polish Airlines announced on September 5, 2018 the launch of MiamiWarsaw nonstop passenger service scheduled for June 1, 2019, giving Miami International Airport (MIA) the only nonstop route between Florida and Eastern Europe, as well as the airport’s first-ever service to Poland. Warsaw will further expand MIA’s current network of 20 European destinations, while Miamiwill join LOT’s five other nonstop destinations in North America.

(PRNewsfoto/Miami International Airport)

LOT will operate four weekly flights with new generation Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner aircraft that seat 252 passengers. LOT’s hub operation at Warsaw Chopin Airport (WAW) provides passengers more than 350 daily flights to 100 destinations worldwide, as well as extensive connections throughout Central and Eastern Europe.

Top Copyright Photo (all others by LOT): LOT Polish Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner SP-LRH (msn 35943) (Proud to fly the Polish Olympic Team) LAX (Michael B. Ing). Image: 940211.

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ALC delivers a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner to LOT Polish Airlines

Air Lease Corporation has announced the delivery of one new Boeing 787-9 aircraft (SP-LSC) on lease to LOT Polish Airlines. This Boeing aircraft joins three Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 aircraft currently on lease to LOT from ALC, with an additional three Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 aircraft confirmed to deliver in 2018 and 2019 from ALC’s order book with Boeing.

“LOT is the first airline in Europe whose long-haul fleet consists only of Dreamliners. By the end of 2019, we will have 15 Dreamliners in our fleet,” said Rafał Milczarski, LOT’s CEO. “They are still considered to be the most state-of-the-art aircraft in the world, offering unparalleled travel experience in that class. I am convinced that the Boeing 787-9s will significantly increase the number of seats on the existing most popular routes. Boeing 787-9 will be perfect for our flagship flights to selected American and Asian destinations and will enable us to launch completely new routes as well. Investments in our fleet and fruitful cooperation with ALC enable us to grow and gain the leading position on the market in the Central and Eastern Europe,” added Rafał Milczarski.

In commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Poland’s renewed independence, this Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner will feature a special patriotic livery designed by LOT.

Photo: LOT Polish Airlines.

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LOT Polish Airlines paints a MAX 8 in its Independence livery

Celebrating 100 Years of Polish Independence

LOT Polish Airlines will soon take delivery of its new Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 SP-LVD (msn 64069). The pictured SP-LVD is now painted in a special “100 Years of Polish Independence” livery. As previously reported, the aircraft mirrors a Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner (SP-LSC) (below) also painted in the same special livery. There are both English and Polish sides.

They airline made this announcement on social media:

We are celebrating the 100th anniversary of Poland’s independence. Two of our most modern aircraft, Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner and Boeing 737 MAX 8, have been given a unique red-and-white livery. This is how SP-LSC, Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner presents itself.

According to the Polish Cultural Institute:

“A hundred years ago Poland regained independence. In 1918, World War I was over and our country was free at last after 123 years of geo-political oblivion. In 2018, we are proud to join the Polish Government and Polish people around the world in commemorating the 100th anniversary of Poland becoming an independent European country.”

Poland regained its sovereignty on November 11, 1918.

Top and Bottom Copyright Photos (all others by LOT Polish Airlines): LOT-Polskie Linie Lotnicze Boeing 737-8 MAX 8 SP-LVD (msn 64069) (100 Years of Polish Independence) BFI (Joe G. Walker). Image: 942547.

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Celebrating 100 Years of Polish Independence