Czech Airlines, the national carrier of the Czech Republic, and AVIAWORLD, the US joint venture of AVIAREPS and Airworld Alliance, have signed a representation agreement for the USA and Canada. Thus, AVIAREPS and Czech Airlines further strengthen their successful business relationship.
After already relying on the expertise of AVIAREPS in South America, Austria, Hungary and Turkey, Czech Airlines is now extending its successful cooperation with the worldwide leading aviation and tourism management expert to one of its core markets – Germany.
Czech Airlines has picked the head of Prague Airport as its new chief executive with a mission to drive through an essential turnaround plan for the loss-making national carrier.
Czech Airlines agreed to code-share cooperation with China Eastern Airlines on the route that the Chinese airline operates from Frankfurt am Main to Shanghai. The cooperation agreement will be signed by the end of this year. Code-share flights to China will appear in the Czech Airlines flight schedule from the 2010 summer season, which starts on 28 March 2010.
The Czech/Icelandic consortium Unimex-Travel Service has submitted its bid to buy a 91.5 percent stake in the national carrier Czech Airlines. Unimex is a Czech financial firm while charter airline Travel Service has Iceland Air Group Holding as a major shareholder.
On 23 September 2009, Czech Airlines will transfer to a brand new, cutting-edge system of managing its ticket offering, called Origin & Destination. The system operates on the basis of network flying, and it sets the price of the ticket based on the place of origin and final destination of the journey, which will be appreciated primarily by transit passengers travelling in Europe.
Czech Airlines extended its offer for those passengers who have purchased a ticket from one of the selected carriers
Prague Airport, the hub airport for Czech Airlines and the largest airport within the Czech Republic, has enhanced the customer experience on its web site by adding an interactive timetable and route-mapping tool.
Czech Airlines understands and respects the reasons underlying Air France-KLM’s decision. For Czech Airlines – as for other airlines – the only priority for 2009 is to flexibly respond to the market crisis.
Czech Airlines will initiate scheduled service from Prague to Tashkent, the capital of Uzbekistan, thereby enhancing the connections between Europe and Central Asia.
Czech Airlines is successfully standing up to the worldwide crisis, which has, withoutexception, affected all airlines. This is possible thanks to the comprehensive system ofmeasures adopted in the “Action Plan 2009”. These measures, the goal of which is toincrease revenue from regularly scheduled flights, lower manageable expenses, optimizethe flight schedule and efficiently utilize the fleet capacity, should bring more than onebillion CZK into this year’s business results.