LOT to fly from Budapest to New York and Chicago

Boeing 787 Dreamliner LOT Photo by Budapest Airport

Six direct flights to New York and Chicago per week will be launched by LOT Polish Airlines from May 2018, creating a direct link again between the United States and Hungary after a six-year hiatus. The Polish flag carrier will operate these flights with Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

LOT’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner will be flying between Budapest and the US throughout the year, making these flights available for passengers in all seasons. For the flights scheduled for the period starting next May, ticket sales already began through all available channels, including www.lot.com.

All this was announced on July 7 at Budapest Airport (BUD) hosting the introductory flight arriving from Warsaw. LOT’s 787s can accommodate 252 passengers in total, offering 18 seats is business class, 21 seats in premium economy, and 213 seats in conventional economy. The longest distance that can be covered by the aircraft with maximum take-off weight of 216 tons is 15 700 kilometers, thus it easily reaches New York on the East Coast and Chicago in the Mid-West.

— Budapest Airport