LOT introduces new route to Kharkiv (Ukraine)



Today the first plane took off from Kharkiv to Warsaw inaugurating a new route. From now on, passengers travelling from Ukraine via Warsaw HUB are provided with even more possibilities of convenient transfers to many destinations worldwide.

First flight from Kharkiv to Warsaw has inaugurated the opening of a fourth regular route from Ukraine to Poland, next to Odessa, Lviv and Kiev. The newly opened Kharkiv–Warsaw direct route provides passengers with the most convenient transfer offer in this part of Europe. LOT’s modern hub in Warsaw opens wide-range possibilities of travel all around the world! Passengers need minimum 30 minutes connecting time via Warsaw to continue their journey to western and central European destinations such as Brussels, Amsterdam, Paris, Geneva and Milan. Furthermore, with LOT the passengers need as little as 1 hour and 5 minutes to transfer to North America and only 45 minutes to continue the journey the capital of China – Beijing!

LOT operates flights from Warsaw to Kharkiv five times a week. Departure from Warsaw is scheduled at 11:05 a.m. and the arrival to Kharkiv at 2.00 p.m. The return flight from Kharkiv is scheduled at 2:40 p.m. and the arrival in Warsaw at 3:45 p.m. on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays. With such a schedule LOT’s clients can benefit from all LOT’s afternoon departures to Western and Central Europe and afternoon flights to North America and Asia. On Mondays and Wednesdays, the planes will take off from Warsaw at 2:25 p.m. to arrive at 5.20 p.m. in Kharkiv. The return flights from Kharkiv are scheduled at 6:00 p.m. and arrive in Warsaw at 7:05 p.m. These flights serve a great connection for business trip away.

“We are delighted to welcome passengers travelling from Kharkiv on board of our aircrafts. We are convinced that we will provide our customers with the highest quality service and the best connectivity to worldwide destinations via this part of Europe” – says Mr. Adrian Kubicki, LOT Corporate Communication Office Executive Director and Spokesperson. “With LOT passengers flying from Kharkiv will also be able to visit many Polish cities, such as Gdansk, Krakow, Rzeszow, Szczecin, Poznan, Wroclaw or Katowice and explore more of that beautiful Polish folklore” – Kubicki adds.

Kharkiv – Warsaw connection is operated by Embraer jets, beloved by passengers for spacious cabin and no middle seat. LOT is the only airline operating from its Warsaw hub to offer as much as three service classes adjusted to needs and expectations of different groups of passengers on short haul, European flights. LOT Business Class means all priorities at the airport, business lounge access, personalized service, gourmet meals and drinks served on porcelain tableware and a seat next to you blocked for your comfort. LOT Premium Economy Class gives you priority check-in and boarding, enriched meal and drinks service and a seat at the front of the cabin. LOT Economy Class offers a reserved seat, complimentary refreshments and a wide choice of fresh food and beverages for purchase.

Today apart from a new connection to Kharkiv, LOT has also opened its’ new route to Athens. Only by the end of March, LOT will be operating flights to 18 new destinations including recently opened direct Warsaw – Tokyo route and other destinations such as Nice, Beirut, Kosice, Palanga or Cluj Napoca.

Kharkiv, 2nd March 2016