LOT Polish Airlines announced (28-Mar-2012) plans to deploy Boeing 787-8 aircraft on the Warsaw Chopin-Chicago O'Hare sector from Jan-2013. The airline expects to receive its first of five 787s from late 2012. Frequency on the route will also increase from daily to nine times weekly from Jun-2012 using 767-300ER equipment. While announcing the route change, LOT CEO Marcin Pirog also stated the airline selected Chicago as its first all-cargo destination using 767-200F equipment operated by Cargo Jet under a wet lease agreement. [more - original PR]
LOT Polish Airlines to operate 787-8 on Warsaw Chopin-Chicago O'Hare sector from Jan-2013
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