Czech Airlines (CSA), a member of Smartwings Group, is planning to resume flights to another five European destinations in the coming weeks. As of April 2, CSA is planning to resume flights to Odesa, Ukraine (twice a week), as of April 16 to Amsterdam (nearly daily), as of May 1 to Copenhagen (nearly daily) and Keflavik (four times a week), and as of June 12 to Malta (once a week). Currently, CSA operates regular flights to Paris (daily), Stockholm (3 times a week), Kyiv (daily), and Moscow (three times a week). The number of flights to these destinations is also to increase in spring.
Resumption of CSA’s operations is conditional on lifting of travel restrictions imposed by the respective countries in association the epidemiological situation.
With respect to the rather unfavorable epidemiological situation across Europe and the existing restrictions, Czech Airlines is extending the free rebooking option until 30 June 2021. The latest departure date for a rebooked flight is 31 March 2022.
Czech Airlines offers an option to buy travel insurance with COVID-19 coverage together with a flight ticket on its website. Czech Airline’s priority is to ensure maximum safety for passenger on board its airplanes and applies stringent hygienic standards. Passengers are allowed to board Czech Airlines airplanes to and from the Czech Republic only with a hardcopy certificate of a negative antigen (rapid) or RT-PCR test from an accredited laboratory and are required to wear a protective device over the nose and mouth (a respirator mask).
With respect to the continuing travel restrictions and the inability for passengers to fully use the benefits of the OK Plus loyalty program, Czech Airlines has adjusted the terms and conditions for miles and member card validity. Miles past the expiration date are transferred to the next period.
This week, Czech Airlines will celebrate the 20th anniversary of becoming a member of the SkyTeam airline alliance in 2001. CSA (1923) is one of the five oldest air carriers in the world and a founding member of the International Air Transport Association (IATA).