Eurolot to cease operation from April

Polish regional airline Eurolot, has announced suspension of operations from April, citing financial problems.

The airline is offering refund or another carrier for tickets booked after March 31st.

Eurolot has a fleet of 14 Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprop airliners which can seat 78.

EuroLOT was established on 19 December 1996 and commenced regular air operations on 1 July 1997. Apart from its own flights under the Eurolot brand, it operates short-haul flights for LOT Polish Airlines, as well as ad-hoc charter flights.

The Q400s replaced the ATR-72 and -42s in Eurolot fleet, which are more fuel efficient and cost less to maintain.