LONDON – LOT Polish Airlines has today (Sept 5) announced a new non-stop route between Warsaw and Miami.
The new service is due to begin on June 1, 2019
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The 787-8 Dreamliners will seat 18 people in Business Class on a 2-2-2 configuration, followed by 21 seats in Premium Economy at 2-3-2 configuration as well as 213 standard Economy seats in a 3-3-3 configuration.
This route will become Miami’s 20th European route and LOT’s fifth non-stop destination in North America.
“LOT Polish Airlines is an exciting addition to MIA’s growing roster of international carriers,” said Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos A. Gimenez.
“This new connection to Eastern Europe will go a long way toward expanding MIA’s role as a true global gateway”, he added.
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“Miami is currently one of the largest markets in the U.S so far not served by LOT,” said Rafał Milczarski, LOT CEO.
“It is the first such convenient connection between Central and Eastern Europe and Florida with almost half a million passengers per year travelling between the two regions
Thanks to our broad network of connections and the most convenient transfers offered via the hub in Warsaw.
I am sure that many passengers from Miami will take advantage of our latest offer and fly on our board to Budapest, Prague, Kiev or Tel-Aviv”, he concluded.
“We eagerly look forward to welcoming LOT Polish Airlines’ Warsaw service next summer,” said Miami-Dade Aviation Director Lester Sola.
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“We are proud to be their first destination in Florida and to be part of their ongoing expansion into North America.”
It is more good news for Miami, having gained their 20th European route secured.
They will now be looking to continue on that success and continue their European portfolio towards 30 at least.