OREANDA-NEWS. June 9, 2012. As of 7 June Polish airline Eurolot launched new direct flights to Lithuania. Flights from the international airport of Krakow shall be performed twice a week. The duration of the journey is two hours. New routes offer good opportunities to tourists travelling to the European Championship in Poland. The carrier intends to attract customers by offering low fares and no additional baggage fees.

Flights from Vilnius International Airport to Poland shall be performed Thursdays and Sundays. Return flights from Krakow to Vilnius shall be performed on the same days. New routes are included into sixteen international routes to be operated by airline Eurolot this season. To reserve tickets, go to the Polish airline official website www.eurolot.com.

Eurolot shall perform flights from Krakow to all four cities hosting Euro 2012. As of 16 May the company introduced a new route Krakow-Lvov connecting two hosting countries. Moreover, the city is to become the base for many national representations.

“Flights for June are scheduled in such a way as to ensure fast and comfortable way to reach the destination of Euro 2012. Euro 2012 fans will be offered special Eurolot flight schedule developed in line with 2012 European Football Championship games. Passengers will be able to travel between cities hosting Euro 2012 by the new Bombardier Q400,” – announced Chairman of the Board of Eurolot S.A. Mariusz Dabrowski. In May this year Eurolot aircraft base was supplemented by a Canadian company's turboprop jet Bombardier Q400.

Krakow is known as the capital of European culture and is a popular tourist destination. Flight frequency and low fares provide good possibilities for short several-day trips. The cheapest tickets to Poland cost LTL 82, children up to two years of age travel for free and the youth under 18 shall be entitled to special 50 percent discounts. The company shall not apply any additional baggage fees. Each passenger can take on piece of luggage up to 20 kg and one piece of cabin luggage up to 6 kg. “Passengers shouldn’t fear any hidden fees. Moreover, contrary to the low-fare airlines, our company combines low prices and travelling comfort,” – Mariusz Dabrowski said.

In May, upon accepting the Canadian passenger aircraft manufacturer’s offer, three of eight Bombardier Q400NextGen jets ordered by the carrier were added to the Eurolot aircraft base. Passengers will be able to enjoy quieter air cabin, comfortable seats, more spacious baggage compartments and pleasant lighting. “The purchase of Bombardier aircrafts will contribute to better flight quality. These jets are fast, quiet and comfortable. Due to this investment our aircraft base is now one of the most modern aircraft bases in Europe,” – Mr. Dabrowski ensured.