Polish national flag carrier won the title of “Best Airline in Eastern Europe”, overtaking, among others Russian Aeroflot and Hungarian Wizzair.
“The award proves that LOT Polish Airlines is an appreciated and increasingly recognizable airline on international markets” – emphasized LOT Press Office.
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The gala, during which awards were given in almost 70 categories, was held in Los Angeles. LOT won the title of “Best Eastern European Line” for the second time, ahead of the Aeroflot, Wizzair and Croatia Airlines. PLL LOT has handled 8.8 million passengers in 2018, two times more than in 2016. In 2019, the airline is expecting to carry 10 million passengers. The Polish carrier was also awarded in the category “The best new flight connection” for launching direct flights from New York to Budapest in May 2018.
Currently, LOT offers 107 connections. From the beginning of 2016, the carrier announced the launch of 66 direct flights, including from Warsaw to Miami, Los Angeles, Newark, Seoul, Tokyo and Singapore, from Budapest to New York and Chicago, from Krakow to Chicago and from Rzeszów to Newark.