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LOT Polish To Launch Boeing 787 Dreamliner Flights To Washington


LOT Polish Airlines has today revealed it will start services to Washington DC from its center at Poland’s capitalWarsaw The flights will run 3 times weekly utilizing LOT’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner, and will bring the airline company as much as 10 path s in between Poland and the United States.

LOT is taking its Dreamliner toWashington Photo: LOT Polish

Details of the flights

LOT Polish has actually revealed a three-times-weekly service from Warsaw (WAW) to Washington (IAD), beginning June 2 nd2020 The flight will run as follows:

  • FromWarsaw: Flight LO39 will leave at 16: 50, showing up into IAD at 20: 30
  • FromWashington: Flight LO40 will leave at 22: 25, showing up into WAW at 13: 25 (+1 day)

The flights will run on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays throughout of the summertime season. Rafa ł Milczarski, CEO of LOT Polish Airlines, commented in a release sent out to Simple Flying,

“A direct flight from Warsaw to Washington D.C. has long been on our “short list” In the course of substantial company analyses, we focused not just on the extremely reality of linking the capitals of Poland and the U.S., however likewise on the traveler and company possible provided by this connection which has actually been growing with each year. Moreover, up until now Central and Eastern Europe has actually done not have such a hassle-free connection to Washington D.C. New long-haul flights to the U.S.A. are the foundation of our technique and revealing the brand-new connection to Washington now definitely is not our last word.”

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The brand-new path is obstructed at around 9-10 hours. Photo: GCMap

The flights will be run utilizing LOT’s Boeing 787Dreamliners It runs both the 787 -8 and 787 -9 however has actually not defined yet which version will be utilized for the flights. Regardless of the type, guests can anticipate completely flat company class seats in a 2-2-2 design, and the typical Dreamliner convenience throughout.

LOT is the last Star Alliance provider to release a path to the greatly alliance-populated Washington Dulles Airport, offering guests a substantial series of onward connection options.

More United States paths to come?

It’s fascinating thatMr Milczarski states that this will not be the airline company’s “last word” on the United States. Including Washington, LOT will fly to 7 United States locations from Warsaw, consisting of New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami and SanFrancisco In addition to this, it provides services from Krakow to Chicago and New York, along with Rzeszow to New York.

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LOT has its sights set on ending up being a leading transfer airline company. Photo: LOT Polish Airlines.

Although a few of these services will not begin till summer season 2020, we can anticipate them to be extremely popular with Polish tourists. Not just is the United States market actually beginning to open for Polish tourist, however the nation likewise just recently protected an area in the U.S.A.’s Visa Waiver Program (VWP) making it fast and simple to vacation in theStates Milczarski stated,

“Our decision to announce yet another connection to the U.S. this year was also influenced by the fact that on 11th November Poland joined the VWP. It is a great success of the President of Poland Mr. Andrzej Duda as well as Polish diplomacy and a milestone in Polish-American relationship. I am delighted that our social campaign “Let’s visit USA without visas” that we started in 2018 has actually likewise added to this historical success.

“Now Poles can easily travel to the USA for tourist and business purposes without a visa.  The new connection perfectly complements our offer of direct flights to North America, and of course significantly strengthens our flight network with regard to flights to the United States.”

Of course, this fast United States growth is likewise offering LOT a grip in another profitable market:Asia With flights to Singapore, Delhi, Tokyo, Seoul, Beijing and Colombo, LOT is silently developing a cross-continent network to competitor that of the developed Middle Eastern providers With a brand-new airport set to be integrated in Poland, LOT has its sights securely set on ending up being a brand-new transfer airline company for guests making the long journey in between east and west.