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Czech Airlines About Czech Airlines

Czech Airlines, the largest airline company in the Czech Republic, has a very young and modern fleet. The airline is flying from the capital Prague to major European capitals and major destinations in North America. It was founded in 1923 and is the fifth oldest airline company in the world. The first flight was from Prague to Bratislava. Václav Havel Airport uses Prague as a hub.

In 1930, the first international flight was made from Prague to Zagreb, then to Bucharest in 1933 and Moscow in 1936. After ceasing its operations during World War II, Czech Airlines renewed its fleet, notably with the acquisition of its first jet aircraft: the Tupolev Tu-104A, and launched its first transcontinental routes in February 1962. The multiplication of the number of destinations, as well as the renewal of the fleet, allow Czech Airlines to gradually become one of the most successful airlines in Europe. In 1995, the company officially adopted its current name. Czech Airlines became a member of the SkyTeam alliance in March 2001. From 2004 to 2007, Czech Airlines won the “Best Central and Eastern European Airline” award for four consecutive years. In October 2017, Travel Service (now known as Smartwings) acquired Czech Airlines.

The airline attaches great importance to flawless service and customer friendliness. There’s even a frequent flyer program for kids: the Jetsters Club. The adult program, on the other hand, is called OK Plus. In addition to conventional awards such as bonus flights or admission to the Cristal Lounge at Prague Airport, there are also unusual gifts such as a flight in a hot air balloon. Czech Airlines is also involved in culture and is an official sponsor of the Prague Spring Music Festival.

Czech Airlines Hub Airports

Prague Ruzyne Airport (PRG / LKPR)

Czech Airlines Classes of Service

On board, the airline offers different levels of comfort. In Economy class, several packages are offered: Lite, Plus and Flex. Depending on the level, they allow a certain flexibility in the choice of tickets, privileges in the on-board service or even advantages in the accumulation of miles. In Business Class, the company offers two packages, Business and Business Lite, which allow even more comfort and flexibility in ticket booking.

Depending on demand, airlines are making seasonal flights to cities in Beirut, Bilbao, Bol, Kristiansand, Linköping, Liverpool, Malta, Ostrava, Porto, Radom, Sármellék, Stavanger, Vaxjö and Yerevan.

In Czech Republic, it only carries internal flights to the city of Karlovy Vary.

Countries where the airline is flying abroad; Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Israel, Italy, Macedonia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Kingdom.

The airline has a codeshare agreement with the following airlines.

Aeroflot Bulgaria Air Korean Air
Aeroméxico China Airlines Middle East Airlines
Air Europa China Southern Airlines Saudia
Air France Delta Air Lines TAROM
Air Malta Etihad Airways Smartwings
airBaltic Finnair Ural Airlines
Alitalia Hainan Airlines Vietnam Airlines
Azerbaijan Airlines Iberia Vueling
Belavia KLM

Czech Airlines Check-in

Czech Airlines offers four check-in options: at the counter, at the machine, online and mobile.

Online Check-in

The internet has made a lot of things easier. This also includes air travel: At Czech Airlines, passengers can check in hours before their departure and thus avoid annoying waiting times. Internet clearance is quick, simple and self-explanatory.

Simply take over the data given on the electronic flight ticket at airline website. In the next step you can choose your seat and print out your boarding pass. The selected seat can be changed later. In this case, however, it is necessary to reprint a boarding pass.

With this boarding pass, you don’t have to queue at the check-in counter at the airport. You go directly to passport and security control and then to the gate. This saves you about 35 minutes. Time that you can spend more sensibly than waiting!

When can internet check-in not be used?

Online check-in is not always possible in all cases. Internet clearance cannot be done if

  • there is a collective reservation for ten or more people
  • the child is between 5 and 12 years old and is not accompanied by a person over 15 years of age
  • assistance has been requested and the passenger is not accompanied by a person over 15 years of age
  • a special service is required for which a handling agent is required (e.g. for animals on board, for passengers with a wheelchair or medical assistance)
  • traveling with cabin luggage (e.g. musical instruments)

Important information about luggage

If you travel with luggage, you can go directly to a baggage drop-off counter with your suitcase or travel bag. These are in front of the check-in desks in the departure hall. There the baggage is weighed and checked in accordingly. Thanks to Czech Airlines’ online check-in, you can then go straight to the check. If you only travel with hand luggage, you can go straight to the gate.

Check-in start time

Starting from 36 hours before the flight and continues until 60 minutes prior the scheduled flight.

Click the button below to check in online.


Airport Check-in

At Prague Airport, the counters close 40 minutes, and for flights to Tel Aviv 60 minutes before departure. There are also self-check-in machines at the airport in the Czech capital.

Czech Airlines Baggage Allowance

Carry-on baggage

Hand luggage to be carried on CSA flights varies depending on cabin type and flight class. 55 x 45 x 25 cm luggage size and maximum weight of 8 kg should not be exceeded.

Travel Class Economy Economy Economy Business Business
Cabin Baggage 1 piece 1 piece 1 piece 2 pieces 2 pieces
Small Personal Item (Up to 3kg and 40 x 30 x 15cm) Such as a handbag, briefcase, laptop bag, a bag with Duty Free purchases, etc. X 1 piece 1 piece 1 piece 1 piece

Checked baggage

The baggage you carry in the cargo area depends on your flight class or the destination you are flying to. Baggage carried in the cheapest Lite package is charged. Children under 2 years are entitled to 10 kg baggage which can not exceed 115 cm in size (except Lite fare). You can use the following table for luggage details.

Price Package Economy Economy Economy Business Business
Checked Baggage Allowance Short- and Medium-Haul Routes: X 1 piece up to 23kg 1 piece up to 23kg 2 pieces, each up to 32kg
Flights to/from Seoul: 2 pieces, each up to 23kg
Silver, Gold and Platinum OK Plus Membership Card Holders Benefits* + 1 extra piece up to 23kg + 1 extra piece up to 32kg

Other luggage

In the case of over-baggage, air travelers must reckon with extra costs. Depending on the destination and the class of transport, the additional fees are between 30 and 60 euros. Sporting goods or other bulky items of luggage are charged to the luggage limit. An additional fee is charged for transport.

Tripuck does not guarantee the correctness and timeliness of the information. Contact your agency or airline for actual luggage information

Czech Airlines Seat Selection

Czech Airlines passengers can reserve a seat once they have booked a flight. The airline charges € 5 per person for regular seating by the window or aisle. If you want to book a seat with more legroom, you pay 15 euros on intra-European flights and 30 euros on long-haul connections. For passengers who have a flexible Economy Class ticket, the reservation is free without restriction. With reduced-price tickets, however, it is possible that this service is not available.

Czech Airlines Knee Distance

Because of the airlines who want to reduce the cost of flying more passengers, knee distance is very important especially on long haul flights. The front seats and emergency exit seats are the seats with the highest knee distance. It is generally sold for a fee.

OK Plus Frequent Flyer Program

The frequent flyer program of the airline CSA OK Plus has a total of three levels. Whoever flies with the CSA for the first time and wants to collect miles will receive the basic membership. If a predefined number of miles is exceeded per year, you can be classified as a member of a higher class – Silver or Gold. Mile gathering is facilitated because members can score points not only on flights with Czech Airlines, but also earn miles on flights operated by partner airlines. At least 500 miles are credited per domestic flight, while international travel is at least 1,000 miles. Other partnerships with car rentals, hotels and other companies make it possible to accumulate miles by other means.

Bonuses and benefits at OK Plus

Members of the CSA OK Plus can convert their collected miles into various bonuses. On the one hand, there is the option of upgrading to the Business Class; on the other hand, there is the option of taking more luggage free of charge or staying in special airport lounges. Anyone who has reached Silver Status after 25,000 miles per calendar year will be charged a 25 percent surcharge on all flights. A special switch is available for check-in. For 50,000 collected miles in a year, you will be a gold member at CSA OK Plus. Here, even 50 percent of Elite bonus miles per flight are credited additionally.

Czech Airlines Food & Beverage

In economy, a snack is already included in the flight price only in the Flex booking class. Economy passengers can choose from an on-board menu at Czech Airlines or order a meal in advance. The exact offer depends on the duration of the flight. A cold meal such as rolls, cold cuts and dessert costs nine euros, which includes a non-alcoholic cold drink, coffee or tea and beer or wine. This also applies to warm meals such as pork fillet with mashed potatoes, chicken with asparagus or lamb chops with sheep’s cheese. Hot meals in the economy cost 13 euros. The on-board menu includes soft drinks and hot drinks for around two euros, beer for three euros and wine for euros. Chocolate bars, nuts and similar little things are charged at around two euros.

Czech Airlines passengers are served a meal and drinks in the business at no extra charge. In general, you can choose from the same dishes as the imaginable economy, sometimes supplemented by regional specialties on the Asian flights. Porcelain is eaten in the business. There are no special meals at CSA in either booking class.

Czech Airlines has severely restricted on-board catering as part of its restructuring. In the economy, you have to be prepared to pay for food and drink at fair prices. It is difficult for vegetarians and other passengers who need special food for medical or religious reasons. Since CSA no longer offers special meals, in such cases you should eat food before departure or take food on board.

Czech Airlines Inflight Entertainment

Especially in long distances, Czech Airlines offers in-flight entertainment, so you can enjoy your flight without getting bored.

The airline offers you movies, music, TV shows and more entertainment options that will allow you to travel without getting bored.


No WiFi is currently available on Czech Airlines aircraft. So far, the airline has not published any information about whether there should be Internet on board the fleet in the future or not.

Czech Airlines Pet Policy

Who wants to leave your best friend at home? On this page you will find the rules of traveling with your pet during your flight with Czech Airlines.

Please be sure to check with the airline before you travel, as the rules for transporting pets vary according to the airline.

Czech Airlines Lounge

The lounges are indispensable especially for business class passengers. What facilities does it offer? Here you will find detailed information about Czech Airlines lounges for a comfortable start to your trip.

Czech Airlines
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Country:Czech Republic
Owner: Smartwings (97,74 %)
Frequent Flyer Program: OK Plus
Company slogan: At home in the skies

Number of Aircraft: 16
Destinations:  32
Average Age of Aircraft: 14.1
Type of Aircraft: ATR, Airbus, Boeing
Detail of Fleet: ATR 72, Airbus A319-100, Airbus A320-200, Boeing 737-800

Head Office: Czech Airlines jsc, Evropská 846/176a 160 00 Prague 6-Vokovice, Czech Republic
Phone Number: +420 284 000 601
Fax Number: +420 239 007 620

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