Krakow-Balice international airport plays host to most major European airlines. On Friday, Scandinavian SAS, announced its decision to resume flights to Krakow.
For several years one of the major traditional carriers operating from Krakow Airport is German Lufthansa. Recent months saw the return of other large European airlines such as British Airways, Dutch KLM and Swiss International.
Urszula Podraza, spokeswoman for Krakow Airport, announced on Friday (09.10.) that Scandinavian airline SAS has taken the decision to return to Krakow airport. On 25th March next year the airline will launch flights between the capital of Małopolska and Copenhagen. Flights will be scheduled three times a week on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. Aircrafts assigned to the connection are Airbus A320 / A319 and Canadair Regional Jet CRJ900.
Kraków Airport is the second largest airport in Poland. In 2014 the airport handled a record number of nearly 3,818 million passengers. The airport’s director Jan Pamuła points out that this year the airport expects to reach a total of 4 million passengers.
With the ongoing expansion of the passenger terminal, next year the airport will reach a capacity of 8 million passengers annually.