​Air transport is a key enabler of economic activity in Poland

It supports 136,000 jobs and EUR 4 billion of gross value to GDP, which accounts for 0.9% of Polish GDP (World Bank 2016).

Main Industry Priorities

  • Smarter regulation principles to be observed by State institutions, with special emphasis on cooperation and consultation
  • Increase airspace capacity
  • Infrastructure and Intermodality development
  • Improved connectivity
  • Airspace modernization

Policy Recommendations

  • Consult stakeholders ahead of the implementation of Airspace strategy
  • Follow Smarter Regulation principles in policy-making
  • Develop a comprehensive national plan for air transport by consulting the industry


  • Read the full competitiveness report for Poland (pdf) English - Polish
  • Air Transport Competitiveness in Poland Infographic (pdf) English