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Patronage & sponsorship

Kraków Airport constitute an integral part of the local community by protecting natural environment, being responsible and stable employer and engaging with neighborhoods. Moreover, Kraków Airport is a brand, which takes into account the expectations of stakeholders. Sponsoring activities play an important role in the positioning of the Kraków Airport brand. The main goal of those activities is to present the airport as an innovative company, a leader among European regional airports and to build friendly relationships with the neighbouring communities.

 
Patronage of culture 
  • Since 2009 Krakow Airport has been a patron of the Krakow Opera, a cultural institution of the Malopolskie Voivodeship. The audience can expect more than 20 titles in its repertoire. The list includes the world’s and Poland’s greatest operatic works, ballet performances, and music shows for children. The Krakow Opera stages about 200 performances each season.
  • Since 2011 Krakow Airport has been a Silver Sponsor and supported various projects of the Villa Decius Association. The cooperation includes the Visegrad Summer School, Sergio Vieira de Mello Award, and Polish-British Round Table.
  • Krakow Airport is a patron of the Polish Aviation Museum in Krakow, currently located at the non-operational Rakowice-Czyzyny airport. Every year, Krakow Airport is involved in the organisation of Malopolska Aviation Picnic and a number of educational projects at the museum.
  • Kraków Festival Office (KBF) - Kraków Airport is a Strategic Partner of the most famous cultural events in Kraków like Sacrum Profanum, Misteriach Paschalia, Music Film Festival Opera Rara, Conrad Festival.
  • Kraków Airport sponsors Leonardo da Vinci exhibition "Lady with an Ermine" at the National Museum in Kraków.
 
Supporting education
  • Cooperation with Upper-Secondary School Complex in Giebułtów: two-year post-secondary course preparing for the terminal operations controller profession. Special teaching programme, classes conducted by Kraków Airport employees, practical training at Kraków Airport.
  • Patronage of Elementary School in Morawica (supporting educational projects and sport events)
  • Patronage of Primary School and Nursery Unit in Balice (extracurricular activities for pupils, subsidise school trips and purchase teaching resources)
  • Sponsorship for Podkrakowski Uniwersytet Trzeciego Wieku (University of Third Age)
 
Sport events in 2015
  • Sponsorship for 11th Jura Half-Marathon
  • Sponsorship for local football club LKS Lotnik Kryspinów
  • Sponsorship for final race of Tour de Cracovia
 
Other sponsorships in 2015
  • Live Festival Oświęcim 2015
  • Two exhibitions in International Cultural Centre in Krakow
  • International Divine Comedy Theatre Festival in Krakow
  • The Economic Forum in Krynica – Zdroj
  • Extensive renovation of the aeroplane Jak-12M SP-ADW produced in 1959 (ownership of Tatra Aeroclub in Nowy Sącz)
     
As part of the cooperation with local organizations, the airport cooperation with EPKK Spotters Association, by showing their photos in Airgate magazine, internal quarterly magazine Wysokie Loty, in social media & website.