On Sunday, 25 March 2018, the summer schedule at Václav Havel Airport Prague comes into effect. This upcoming season, which will last until 27 October 2018, 67 carriers will offer regular transport services at the airport, with their aircraft headed to 157 destinations worldwide. Václav Havel Airport Prague will welcome three new carriers and Prague will be connected with a total of six new destinations. Concurrently, 17 existing routes will see frequency increases.
The daily direct scheduled connection to Philadelphia by American Airlines, to be launched in May 2018, is the greatest new addition to the upcoming season’s schedule. Aircraft in the livery of the world’s largest airline will arrive in Prague servicing a regularly scheduled route for the first time in the airport’s history.
Compared to last summer, three new carriers will operate at Václav Havel Airport Prague. Alongside the already mentioned American Airlines (operations to be launched on 4 May 2018) and BA CityFlyer, passengers will also be able to use the services of Cyprus Airways airline, scheduled to connect Prague with Larnaca, Cyprus, by a direct scheduled service effective 1 June 2018.
Moreover, frequencies on 17 existing routes will also be increased. Airlines have planned large frequency increases on their routes to Moscow (18%), Copenhagen (43%), Barcelona (34%), Antalya (66%) and Amsterdam (14%).
This season, the greatest number of routes offered by carriers will head to Italy (16 destinations), followed by Great Britain (15 destinations) and Spain (14 destinations). Next in line are Greece with 12 destinations, alongside Russia and France both with 9 destinations connected with Prague by direct scheduled services.
Moscow (averaging 63 flights a week), Amsterdam (with an average of 58 flights a week), Warsaw (with an average of 51 flights a week), Paris/Charles de Gaulle and Frankfurt (both averaging 47 flights a week) will be among the most popular destinations with the greatest number of connections from Václav Havel Airport Prague.