Hot News from Prague
Operations at Václav Havel Airport Prague Increase: Connections on 43 Routes Operated by 10 Airlines Resume
The resumption of regular scheduled connections continues at Václav Havel Airport Prague. In the first week of July, flights to a total of 34 destinations will resume. Frequencies will be increased on other previously resumed routes. In the following week, the airport's operations will increase by 43 renewed connections. The first regular long-haul routes will also reappear in the flight schedule. Qatar Airways is returning to the Doha, Qatar, route, while flydubai will resume its Dubai service. By the end of this week, the airport will have direct flights to a total of 57 destinations, operated by 20 airlines.
GUARANT International: 4 Tips for a Successful Virtual Conference
Although virtual conferences do not fully replace personal meetings, they offer specific benefits within their capabilities. GUARANT International’s blog presents advice on successful virtual conference planning and execution including its specific features organizers need to take into account.
Testing for Presence of COVID-19 Now Available Directly at Airport Prague
Passengers and visitors can now be tested for the presence of the virus causing COVID-19 directly at Václav Havel Airport Prague. Testing is performed by an accredited GHC Genetics laboratory. The new service will facilitate safe travelling and also reduce the spread of the disease. Both passengers and the general public can use the testing directly at the airport.
Prague Congress Centre Employees Voted for Non-Profit Organisations to Support in 2020
The PCC employees voted from the candidate organisations preselected by the committee of Association of Public Benefit Organizations of the Czech Republic (AVPO) and PCC. The committee evaluated the level to which the applying organisations fulfilled the conditions of support.
Prague Airport Announces Resumed Routes to 55 Destinations
A total of 17 airlines have already announced their intention to resume direct flights from Václav Havel Airport Prague. Specifically, 55 destinations have been listed, ten of which are already in operation. This week, direct flights to seven other destinations will be resumed, namely to Belgrade, Brussels, Budapest, Košice, Keflavik, Manchester and Munich. With regard to the selected key destinations, Prague Airport has already received confirmation of resumed operations to more than half of the places. Thanks to intensive negotiations between Prague Airport and airlines representatives, the list of destinations could expand further in the coming weeks.
Ryanair Restores Prague Scheduled Flights From July, Over 20 Routes On Sale
Ryanair have announced it will restore over 20 routes to/from Prague commencing 1 July 2020, as part of Ryanair’s summer 2020 schedule. Some selected routes will also be available from the last week of June.
Hoteliers Have Not Given Up and Are Fighting for Survival
Are you hungry? We have cooked! (Máte hlad? Máme uvařeno!) This is a new project that was created under Le Hotels Group, when the company was forced to close 6 hotels in the centre of Prague on March 16, 2020, following a government order, and 320 employees were left without a job.
Project "Make Yourself at Home in Prague" With Free Admission Starts in July
Project "Make Yourself at Home in Prague" to support the restart of Prague tourism was unanimously approved this week by the City Council. The aim of the project is to support tourism in the capital and make the stay of visitors more attractive. A benefit point system will be used for this purpose, which will enable visitors to use points for free admission to the participating attraction (museum, gallery etc.).