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Statement on Proposed Charges Increase in Poland


Stanowisko IATA odnoszące się do propozycji zmian wysokości stawek lotniskowych w Polsce (pdf)

The management of Warsaw Chopin Airport, PPL, is proposing to increase its charges to airlines by up to 30% in the middle of a crisis. It is IATA’s view that using utilizing emergency legislation developed to help airlines survive the COVID-19 crisis to increase costs is clearly outside the scope of the intention of the emergency legislation.

Of particular concern, the ‘recovery discounts’ scheme under which the highest increase in years is dressed up as ‘good news’ for airlines and passengers and misleads the public. PPL proposes to pick, at its whim, 10 destinations every year which will receive ‘strategic’ discounts for airlines flying those routes – while the others pay full price. Airlines are best positioned to develop route networks based on passenger and air cargo demand. Airports should focus on being cost-efficient for all destinations and…

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