This week at the Václav Havel Airport in Prague was marked by inaugural flights. The first was a flight by Kazakh airline SCAT Airlines from Nur-Sultan (formerly Astana). Boeing 737 landed for the first time on the Nur-Sultan route on Sunday. The airport did not officially launch the route until Thursday.
SCAT Airlines is not an airline that can be seen frequently in the European sky. It focuses mainly on flights in Asia. The SCAT Airlines fleet consists of 21 aircraft (10x Boeing 737, 4x Boeing 757, 1x Boeing 767, 6x Bombardier CRJ600). The destinations that SCAT Airlines fly to include mainly cities in Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, China or Thailand. This carrier flies from Europe to Russia, Ukraine and Lithuania. Prague became the first destination in Central and Western Europe.
Boeings 737 will appear in Prague on Thursday and Sunday. Prague Airport expects to use approximately 24,000 passengers a year, mostly from Kazakhstan.
The second news from Prague is a new route from Newark Liberty Airport (EWR), located approximately 30 kilometers from downtown New York. United Airlines joined Delta Airlines to New York Airport (JFK) and American Airlines to Philadelphia (PHL). The Boeing 767-300 has a capacity of 214 passengers in 3 classes. 30 seats in the United Polaris Business class that can be folded horizontally, 49 seats in the Premium Economy Class (United Economy Plus) and 135 seats in the Economy Class (United Economy).