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It's a cargo flight, after all. Many/most passenger airplanes handle cargo business ordinarily. (Amtrak who thinks it's an airline, took it to extremes; ordering hundreds of baggage cars specifically for freight, you had Amtrak trains with 25 baggage cars and 5 coaches. Their freight railroad hosts told them to knock it off.) However, the COVID-19 ...


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Public Transportation The public transportation web page of Vaclav Havel Airport mentions various forms of transportation, some of which seem to operate only during day-time. However, according to the DPP web page, bus 510 operates at night-time from 00:15 to 05:00: Na Beránku – I. P. Pavlova – Letiště (Prague Airport), bus 510 interval: 30 ...


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Yes there are drinking-water fountains at PRG airport. Below is an incomplete list (feel free to edit with more information). At the time of writing (07/2015) the fountains look something like this: Water fountain at PRG airport, JoErNanO, Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Terminal 1 (all flights to non-Schengen countries) 1 fountain outside the toilets, exact ...


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China Eastern airlines are used to haul face masks from China to Czech Republic. Czech national radio website mentions China Eastern delivery from March. I also found and an online newspaper article from 10th of April referring to China Eastern delivering face masks and Airbus 330–243 is specifically mentioned in that article.


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Few countries have actually “closed” their borders. The Czech restrictions seem to be among the most extensive, even after being relaxed somewhat, but do leave the possibility of travel for very limited reasons open. In particular, the Czech Republic did not, to my knowledge, close their airports and interrupt all flights into the country (which some other ...


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Since the Czech Republic's probationary days as an EU state (we're talking the very early 2000's here), the Prague Airport has been the site of numerous pilot tests sponsored by the EU. As a result, the airport has developed a favourable infrastructure for pilot tests. A pilot test can be anything from a variation on the procedures or more often the ...


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There are two companies that are preferred by the airport. They shall always have a car before the airport. Other taxi companies must spend less than 15 minutes at paid area so they are reluctant to wait here. They usually stay outside airport area and arrive once you are ready. I usually order at www.modryandel.cz where I can tell my flight number and ...


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Here is a picture of the fountain across from Gate C3. (I don’t have enough reputation to edit the above answer)


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Yes, it's safe - keeping your bags safe is their only job! I've heard of thefts from bags by baggage handlers at airports, by other travellers, even by hostel staff. I've never, anywhere in the world, heard of anybody having something stolen from a bag left in an accredited/official left luggage operation at an airport or train station. And as for why, ...


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Navigating public transportation To get to bus 510 mentioned by JoErNanO above, you can ride the highly developed night tram network. Use the Jizdnirady website to find full directions from your hotel: Ordering a cab While in previous years it was sometimes necessary to preorder a cab by phone, you can now use one of the taxi apps to get a fair price ...


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I have not experience with taxis in Prague, but I just flown there the previous weekend and can at least tell this: Everybody agrees that Prague Taxi drivers are mostly dishonest. Inside the airport, just in front of the exit doors, there are stands of one of the official taxi company (FixTaxi, if I remember correctly) The public transport from and back the ...


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Some combination of: They can (i.e., flights are permitted by the Czech authorities); and There's money to be made now (from carrying either freight and/or passengers); and/or they want to keep their routes, and gates, and airport arrival and departure slots (which can all be at risk if they're not used); and/or they wish to pre-position their service to be ...


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I live in Prague and have traveled to/from the airport many times. Here are the options as of 2019: Install Uber on your dad's phone and show him how to use it. There is free Wi-Fi in the terminal, so he wouldn't face issues calling a cab. Be aware that Uber frequently doesn't have cabs at Prague Airport past midnight, so that's not a good option if his ...


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Czech Republic has been keeping their borders shut for more than a month now Incorrect. A fair amount of nationals of over 30 countries can still enter Czech Republic (see https://www.iatatravelcentre.com/international-travel-document-news/1580226297.htm (mirror), e.g. people under age 18 or spouses of nationals of Czechia). And there are over 1.4 billion ...


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Generally, yes, you can take the bus from within Prague to the Václav Havel airport with the 3-day ticket. Though the special AE line is an exception, your ticket is not valid there. DPP (the main transportation company in Prague) has a page about fares: Zone P includes the metro, trams, Prague public transport buses (lines No‘s 100 – 299 and 901 – 915), ...


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As of 2016, the manned passport checks at Prague airport were replaced with boarding pass scanners. As a matter of fact, I didn't once have to show an ID flying PRG-BCN today. Therefore the question is now moot.


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There is one opposite gate C12 too


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You can install uber or taxi2share app on your dad's phone. He can simply order taxi by clicking some buttons. They are reputed companies and their price is fixed.


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