LOT Polish Airlines (LOT), which first operated Warsaw (WAW) service to Beijing (PEK) from summer 1987 to the end of 1999, plans to re-open the route in 2012 with a Boeing 767—and by the end of 2012, with a Boeing 787. It will be the second resumption for LOT, which operated WAW-PEK for four months in 2008. An LOT spokesperson told ATW the route was first canceled in 1999 “due to unfavorable commercial conditions imposed at that time, resulting in poor economic ...

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