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LOT Polish Airlines Suspends All Flights

This situation sure is evolving rapidly, making it hard for airlines to develop long-term strategies to cope with the new reality. A few days ago we still saw airlines hesitate to allow people to change and cancel tickets for free, and now we're seeing…

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Lufthansa’s Ridiculous Attack On LOT Over Condor Acquisition

Lufthansa is continuing their attack on LOT Polish Airlines, following LOT's acquisition of German leisure airline Condor. Lufthansa's argument is oh-so-ridiculous and oh-so-Lufthansa. In late January it was announced that Polish Aviation Group (PGL),…

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LOT Polish & Oneworld: You Two Should Talk

Hey LOT Polish, you should really meet my friend oneworld... The first global alliance (Star Alliance) was formed in 1997, and for the first decade the concept was around, it was all the rage. However, at this point many would argue that the concept…

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LOT Polish Airlines Buys Germany’s Condor

Condor has been looking for a buyer for the past several months, and it seems like they've found one. As far as I'm concerned, this deal is just about the "best case scenario" for consumers. In September 2019, Thomas Cook ceased operations. Thomas Cook…

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LOT Polish May Add Boeing 777s To Fleet

LOT Polish has been growing significantly lately, adding long haul flights out of both Poland and Hungary (the airline just announced new routes to San Francisco and Washington for this year). However, the airline has been having issues with the engines…

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LOT Polish Launching Washington Dulles Flights

LOT Polish has just announced a second new transatlantic route out of Warsaw for the summer of 2020, following news that the airline will launch a new Warsaw to San Francisco route. LOT Polish will be launching 3x weekly flights between Warsaw and Washington…

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Why LOT Polish Objects To Lufthansa’s New Livery

In early 2018, Lufthansa unveiled their new livery, which represented the first major branding overhaul for the company in about 30 years. I'll admit that the livery has grown on me a bit. I found Lufthansa's old livery to be so iconic, so I struggled…

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LOT Polish Shifts Budapest Flights, Cuts Chicago, Boosts New York

LOT Polish is an airline that has come a long way over the past few years, in particular with their all-787 long haul fleet (which sure represents an improvement over the 767s they used to fly). While the airline has been expanding nicely out of Warsaw,…

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LOT Polish Launching San Francisco Flights

It looks like another Star Alliance airline will soon be adding service to the Bay Area. It's being reported that LOT Polish will be launching 4x weekly flights between Warsaw and San Francisco as of August 5, 2020. The flight will operate with the following…

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LOT Polish Cabin Crew Director Criticizes British Airways Crew Appearance

There's a story going viral about Katarzyna Richter‎, who identifies herself as Operations Director for LOT Polish Cabin Crew. She has only been in this position since April 2019, but according to her LinkedIn has worked for several other airlines, including…

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Interesting: LOT Polish Will Operate London To Vilnius Flights For The Lithuanian Government

Lithuania is a small European country located in the Baltic region. It has a total population of around 2.8 million. Its capital, Vilnius, has an international airport handling 3.8 million passengers each year, which is not even in the top 100 airports…

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Bizarre: LOT Polish Asks Passengers For Cash To Pay For Repairs

This story makes zero sense to me, though it's confirmed by a LOT Polish spokesperson, so I have no clue what to make of it. The Daily Mail has the story of how a LOT Polish 787 was only allowed to depart Beijing Capital Airport last week after they…

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LOT Polish Launching Flights To Miami

Star Alliance member LOT Polish has an interesting long haul route network, in that they only fly to a handful of destinations in North America, but do so from multiple gateways in Central/Eastern Europe. They current operate the following North America…

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It’s Official: LOT Polish Is Adding Flights From Budapest To New York & Chicago

A couple of days ago I wrote about the news that LOT Polish was planning on launching new transatlantic flights out of Budapest. Hungary has been without a national airline since 2012, and they've been desperate for some year-round transatlantic service.…

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LOT Polish To Add Flights Between New York And… Budapest?!

Now this is interesting (at least to me). Back in 2012 MALEV, the flag carrier of Hungary, went out of business. While Budapest still has service from all kinds of airlines, at the moment they're left without their own airline. For a long time Budapest…

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The AWESOME Way LOT Polish Celebrated Their New Flight To LAX

In October 2016, LOT Polish announced that they'd add 4x weekly flights between Warsaw and Los Angeles as of April 3, 2017, which was yesterday. LOT Polish is a solid airline, and their longhaul fleet consists exclusively of 787s with fully flat seats…

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LOT Polish Business Class Awards To/From LAX Readily Available!

Yesterday I posted about how LOT Polish will be launching flights between Warsaw and Los Angeles as of April 2017. This represents the third Star Alliance airline to start transatlantic service to Los Angeles within a year, with SAS having launched flights…

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LOT Polish Launching Flights Between Los Angeles & Warsaw

Man, the Star Alliance transatlantic growth at LAX continues! Earlier this year SAS launched flights between Los Angeles and Stockholm, next April Austrian will launch flights between Los Angeles and Vienna, and now another airline is joining the club.…

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LOT Polish Adds Mistletoe To Their Planes

Here's a simple but cute idea. Through January 6, 2015, LOT Polish is hanging a mistletoe on each of their airplanes. Here's the press release: "LOT Polish Airlines has kicked off the Christmas holidays with KISSaLOT. Mistletoe twigs have been hung in…

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LOT Polish Award Space Now On United.com

In a way there's an inverse correlation between award availability and the ease of searching that space online. In other words, as much as I appreciate when airlines make it easy to book award tickets online, it also means there's a lot more competition…

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Review: LOT Polish Business Class ERJ-170 Warsaw To Zurich

We boarded shortly after 7:30AM, and I quickly took my seat, 2A. There was no row one on the left side of the aircraft, so it was actually a bulkhead seat, though a very spacious one at that. For those of you not familiar with intra-Europe business class,…

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Review: LOT Polish Business Class Lounge Warsaw

We left the hotel at 5:30AM for our 7:40AM departure out of Warsaw Airport. While that's earlier than I'd usually leave, we were heading to China on a 72 hour transit without visa, so I wanted to be sure we were leaving a bit extra time just to be on…

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Review: LOT Polish Business Class 787 New York To Warsaw

After my flight on LOT Polish last year from Warsaw to Chicago on one of their older 767s, I was curious to see how their 787 experience compared. We boarded through door 2L, and upon presenting our boarding passes to the cabin crew, were directed left…

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