Czech Airlines to launch Birmingham to Prague flight

Czech Airlines has announced plans to launch a new flight route between Birmingham and Prague from April 2016.

Czech Airlines will launch a flight route between Birmingham and Prague
Czech Airlines will launch a flight route between Birmingham and Prague

The flights will depart Birmingham Airport five times weekly from 22 April 2016. The route will be operated by an Airbus A319 aircraft, which has 10 business class seats and 120 economy seats.

On Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays the flight will arrive into Birmingham at 5.00pm and depart at 5.50pm. On Thursdays, it will arrive into Birmingham at 6.50pm and depart at 7.30pm, while on Sundays it will arrive in Birmingham at 8.00pm and depart at 8.40pm.

William Pearson, Birmingham Airport’s aviation development director, said: "Prague is a brand new route from Birmingham so we are delighted that Czech Airlines has confirmed they will launch services from Birmingham and also introduce this key destination for both business and leisure travel, and to connect onwards beyond Prague to Czech Airlines’ network.

"We know from CAA data that 30% of the passengers travelling to Prague from our one hour catchment travel for business reasons so we’re pleased that Czech Airlines will offer business class on the route."

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