LOT Polish Airlines has announced the launch of new direct flights between Warsaw and San Francisco. This information came shortly after Poland was nominated to a Visa Waiver programme by the president of the United States Donald Trump.

This new route will be launched on August 5, 2020. It will be the ninth direct connection to the United States operated by the Polish flag carrier. LOT plans to fly 4 times per week to the capital of the Silicon Valley, using a Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft.

A 10,000-km flights will take 12 hours, which make them the fastest way to fly from the CEE region to San Francisco.

LOT Polish Airlines also operates flights from Warsaw to New York JFK, Newark, Chicago, Los Angeles and Miami, as well as from Budapest to New York JFK, from Krakow to Chicago and New York JFK and seasonally from Rzeszow to Newark.

A launch date is connected to the deliveries of new Boeing 787s. San Francisco is one of the hubs of United Air Lines, which is a Star Alliance partner of LOT.