New long-distance connections to the Maldives, Punta Cana, Mombasa, Cancun and Zanzibar, for example.
During the coming winter, Václav Havel Prague Airport will have direct connections to 92 destinations, including exotic countries such as Kenya, Mexico and the Dominican Republic. The biggest events are probably the opening of Eurowings’ Prague bases, which are two Airbus A319s providing connections to 13 European destinations. The winter flight schedule will enter into force on Sunday, October 31. For comparison, the last pre-Jewish winter flight schedule from autumn 2019 contained 121 destinations.
47 airlines will operate flights from Prague in the upcoming winter flight schedule. Eurowings from the Lufthansa group will fly, for example, to the Canary Islands, Barcelona, Athens, Copenhagen or Tel Aviv. Ryanair offers connections from Prague to 26 cities, including London, Krakow and Dublin.
The domestic Smartwings group will operate connections to almost 20 destinations. These include, for example, the Canary Islands, Madeira, Hurghada, Paris and Stockholm.
With the gradual revival of air traffic, canceled routes are also returning to Prague. British Airways will once again connect Prague with City Airport in central London, Czech Airlines will return to the route to Copenhagen, Ryanair will resume direct connections to Barcelona, Paris and Manchester, and Jet2.com will connect routes to Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds and Newcastle.
In addition, new connections will be added. For example, Wizz Air will offer flights from Prague to Rome, Catania and Naples. Smartwings to Dubai and London. The route to Tel Aviv will also be offered in the winter offer by Israir Airlines, Blue Bird Airways and Arkia Airlines. Thanks to Bees Airline, the Prague – Odessa route is a completely new route, and SkyUp Airlines is also offering a new connection to Kiev in the winter. Ryanair’s new routes will also improve accessibility to Warsaw and Naples, and Vueling will strengthen connections to Amsterdam and Blue Air to Bucharest with a new route.
“We are pleased to see the renewal of previous routes, connections to new destinations and the growing frequency of existing routes. Thanks to this, we have handled over three million passengers by mid-October, and I hope that thanks to the new connections in the winter flight schedule, the numbers will continue to grow. We are far from the number of passengers from 2019, but we are not very happy with the number of destinations, “ said the head of Prague Airport Jiří Poz. According to him, an increased interest of Czech passengers in trips to exotic destinations can also be expected in the winter.
New direct long-distance charter flights go, for example, to the Maldives, Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic, Mombasa, Cancun or Zanzibar.
Winter flight schedule – Prague Airport
Renewed direct flights from Prague
Barcelona – Ryanair
Birmingham – Jet2.com
Copenhagen – Czech Airlines
Leeds – Jet2.com
London / City – British Airways
Manchester – Jet2.com
Manchester – Ryanair
Newcastle – Jet2.com
Paris / Beauvais – Ryanair
New direct flights from Prague
Amsterdam – Vueling
Bucharest – Blue Air
Dubai – Smartwings
Catania – Wizz Air
Kiev – SkyUp Airlines
London / Heathrow – Smartwings
Naples – Wizz Air
Naples – Ryanair
Odessa – Bees Airline
Rome / Fiumicino – Wizz Air
Tel Aviv – Israir, Blue Bird Airways, Arkia Airlines
Warsaw / Modlin – Ryanair
Eurowings connections from the new Prague base: Athens, Barcelona, Birmingham, Bristol, Düsseldorf, Fuerteventura, Copenhagen, Cologne, Malaga, Milan / Malpensa, Tel Aviv, Tenerife, Zagreb
Selected lines with frequency lines compared to summer
British Airways – London / Heathrow – increase to 14 years per week
Brussels Airlines – Brussels / Zaventem – increase up to 11 years per week
Flydubai – Dubai – increase to 7 years per week
Ryanair – Venice / Treviso – increase to 4 years per week
Ryanair – Bologna – Ryanair – increase to 4 years a week
Ryanair – Brussels / Charleroi – increase to 1 flight per day
Ryanair – Dublin – increase to 6 years per week
Ryanair – Milan / Bergamo – increase to 11 years per week
Transavia – Eindhoven – increase to 4 years per week