LOT Polish Airlines, legally incorporated as Polskie Linie Lotnicze LOT S.A. (Polish pronunciation: [lɔt], flight), is the flag carrier of Poland. Established in 1928, LOT was a founding member of IATA and remains one of the world's oldest airlines in operation. With a fleet of 75 aircraft as of 2021, LOT Polish Airlines is the 18th largest operator in Europe with over 120 destinations across Europe, Asia and North America.The airline was founded on 29 December 1928 by the Polish government during the Second Polish Republic as a self-governing limited liability corporation, taking over existing domestic airlines Aerolot (founded in 1922) and Aero (founded in 1925), and began operations on 1 January 1929. The first aircraft used by LOT were Junkers F.13 and Fokker F.VII with the inaugural international service to Vienna, Austria, beginning on 2 August 1929.Most of the destinations originate from its hub at Warsaw Chopin Airport. Since 2018, LOT has maintained a secondary international hub at Budapest Ferenc Liszt International Airport in Hungary where it operates regularly scheduled flights New York and Seoul. LOT Charters is the airline's wholly owned subsidiary which offers charter flights using LOT's mainline fleet on behalf of Polish tour operators. LOT has been a member of Star Alliance since 2003.

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