Poland opens airspace and removes restrictions on the number of passengers

From July 1, planes will be able to take off with all their seats occupied as Poland will open its airspace, said Deputy Prime Minister Jadwiga Emilewicz on Friday at a briefing on tourist air traffic. She added that this applies to all flights: scheduled and charter. According to Ms Emilewicz,

Prime Minister said that Poland will open EU borders on Saturday

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland will open its borders with fellow European Union countries on Saturday and allow international flights from next Tuesday, the prime minister said on Wednesday, as the country unfreezes its economy despite an increase in coronavirus cases. Poland closed its borders to foreigners in March to stop the

205 new cases of COVID-19 infection in Poland

The Polish Ministry of Health announced that 205 new COVID-19 infections were confirmed on Tuesday morning, with 27 365 positive diagnoses recorded in the country. The ministry also reported 6 new deaths. As a result, the current death toll from COVID-19 is 1,172. According to the ministry, the number of people hospitalized

Polish police arrested three members of a smuggling gang of migrants accused of aiding 600 illegal immigrants

Polish authorities have detained three people suspected of illegally assisting in the smuggling of 600 foreigners mostly from Asia and Middle East into Poland. According to the spokeswoman of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBŚP) Iwona Jurkiewicz, following an investigation, officers have determined that members of this organized crime group helped

Polish Airlines may resume international flights in a few weeks – Minister

WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland’s national airline LOT may resume international flights in the next few weeks, State Assets Minister Jacek Sasin said on Monday, as the country gradually lifts restrictions imposed to halt the spread of the new coronavirus. State-controlled LOT restarted flights between the country’s biggest cities, including Warsaw, Gdansk,

A supermarket chain may be fined for misleading “patriotic consumers” by calling foreign products Polish

One of Poland’s largest supermarket chains, Biedronka, is under investigation by the country’s consumer protection office after it was discovered that some of the firm’s stores mislabelled foreign produce as Polish grown. The Office of Competition and Consumer Protection (UOKiK), a state agency, initiated proceedings following complaints from shoppers that the

A Polish man attacks a bear and tries to drown him after drunkenly climbed into his aviary, both of them were left with minor injuries as a result of a fight

A drunk man who tried drowning an elderly bear after breaking into her zoo enclosure is facing prosecution after the attack left her 'distressed' and 'nervous'. The 23-year-old was caught on phone camera goading Sabina at a Warsaw zoo in Poland after it had lifted its coronavirus lockdown. Video footage

Almost 75% of Poles sort waste in their homes: report

Three out of four Poles (73.5 percent) sort waste in their homes, according to “Poles own portfolio: spring challenges” report published by Santander Consumer Bank (Santander CB) on May 7. According to Poland’s Central Statistical Office (GUS) data, the average Pole produces 325 kg of rubbish every year, which is