PRAGUE – The Czech air carrier Smartwings is adding a new destination to its offering. As of May 6, Smartwings will operate a scheduled line between Prague and Nice, France. The scheduled service to/from Nice will be operated twice weekly, on Thursdays and Sundays. The flights are already opened for sales and tickets can be purchased on the website of both Smartwings and Czech Airlines (under the existing code-share cooperation) as well as by travel agents.
Smartwings operates currently scheduled flights from Prague to Malaga in Spain, to Mallorca and three destinations in the Canarian Islands (Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Fuerteventura), Funchal (Madeira), Hurghada and Marsa Alam (Egypt) as well as charter flights to Ras Al Khaimah (UAE). As of April 29, the airline is resuming its regular service to St. Petersburg, Russia (twice a week), and as of May, the company is planning to start offering flights to Split, Croatia, and to selected destinations in Greece. Resumption of air traffic, however, is conditional on applicable travel restrictions imposed by the respective countries in association with the health situation.
In the summer season, Smartwings Group offers flights from Czech airports to 76 destinations in Greece, Spain, Italy, France, Portugal, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Croatia, Israel, Egypt, Turkey, Tunisia, UAE, Cape Verde, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark, Russia, Malta, Ukraine, and Island. During the summer season, Smartwings is planning to operate flights not only from Czech airports but also from its hubs in Poland, France, Hungary, Slovakia, and the Canary Islands.
Smartwings offers to their clients with new as well as existing tickets the possibility of free rebooking until 30 June 2021 whereas the new travel date shall be not later than 31 March 2022. When purchasing tickets on Smartwings website, customers can also purchase simultaneously travel insurance which covers the expenses related to the COVID-19 disease.
Smartwings is one of the leading providers of charter flight services in Central Europe. Besides the Czech Republic, where it provides regular services to dozens of destinations, the company is also present in Poland, France, Hungary, Slovakia, and the Canary Islands. Besides regular lines and charter flights, the company provides a wide range of special flights for important organizations, sports clubs, etc.