The terms and conditions for payment of airport charges
Valid from December 31, 2013.
- General provisions
1.1. The landing, parking and subsequent take-off of the aircraft are considered to be fully/completely rendered service, unless the above-mentioned elements appear separately.
- Terms of payment
2.1. Invoices for service recipients are issued in Polish zlotys (PLN) on the day the service is provided or as soon as possible, unless the provisions of the contract concluded between the parties provide otherwise.
Payments should be made in Polish zloty (PLN).
2.2. The fees listed in the price list are collected by the Sales Department of Poznań-Ławica Airport Sp. z o. o. before performing the take-off operation.
2.3. Payments for the services listed in the price list are made on the basis of the received VAT invoices: a) in cash, b) by credit card:
VISA, VISA ELECTRON, EUROCARD, MASTER CARD, MAESTRO, AMERICAN EXPRESS, c) in the form of a prepayment based on a pro-forma invoice, d) by bank transfer based on an invoice with deferred payment.
2.4. If the service recipient uses or plans to use the services provided by the Airport systematically (i.e. at least once a week for four consecutive weeks) and does not have any arrears with the Airport, it may make payments for airport charges by bank transfer based on collective invoices with deferred payment, issued for settlement periods no longer than 1 calendar month.
Such settlement procedure requires the conclusion of an appropriate agreement between Port Lotniczy Poznań-Ławica Sp. z o. o. and the service recipient, which regulates, among others the billing period.
2.5. In the case of receivables with deferred payment, invoices are issued with a payment term of 7, 14, 21 or 30 days, depending on the scale of regularity of activity and the reliability of the carrier.
These issues are regulated in the agreements mentioned in point 2.4.
2.6. Payments for airport charges may be made by the service recipient in the form of a prepayment on the basis of the value of airport charges due from the recipient estimated by Port Lotniczy Poznań – Ławica Sp. z o. o. for services provided during the period covered by the prepayment.
The prepayment must be credited in the airport’s bank account no later than on the working day before the date of the first operation it relates to.
If the prepayment is not received by the above deadline, Port Lotniczy Poznań-Ławica Sp. z o. o. has the right to request the service recipient to pay airport charges in cash or by credit card on site.
2.7. If the contractor uses the services of Port Lotniczy Poznań-Ławica Sp. z o. o. outside the Sales Department’s opening hours, or if it does not confirm the payment with the Port in the form of a transfer, and has not made the payment on the spot in cash or by credit card, then it is obliged to settle the payment on the basis of an invoice with a 7-day payment term.
2.8. Each service recipient who intends to use the payment method described in points
2.4 and 2.6 is obliged to submit an appropriate application to Port Lotniczy Poznań-Ławica Sp. z o. o.
2.9. Port Lotniczy Poznań-Ławica Sp. z o. o. reserves the right to require the service recipient to provide a security for payment in the form of a promissory note, an interest-free deposit or an unconditional, irrevocable and payable on first demand bank guarantee issued by a first-class bank.
Both the bank and the content of the bank guarantee should be previously approved by the Airport and the bank servicing the Airport.
2.10. The amount of the promissory note, deposit or bank guarantee will be calculated on the basis of the amount of airport charges to be paid by the service recipient in the period covered by the collective invoice, plus the number of calendar days allocated for payment.
In order to estimate the value of the collateral, the recipient must provide information and documents that enable the estimate of the value of the collateral.
Failure to secure the payment may result in the withdrawal of the Airport’s consent to make payments in the manner specified in point 2.4.
2.11. If the recipient has obtained the consent of Port Lotniczy Poznań-Ławica Sp. z o. o. to settle accounts in the manner specified in point
2.4, and fails or delays to pay its obligations towards the Airport, the Airport reserves the right to withdraw this consent or suspend it until the service recipient settles the due amounts.
In this case, the service recipient is obliged to make payments for airport charges in the cash or by credit card.
The condition for restoring the possibility of making payments in the manner specified in point
2.4 is to settle all outstanding amounts due to the Airport.
2.12. Payments made in cash are rounded according to the arithmetic rule to the full unit of the payment currency.
2.13. Port Lotniczy Poznań-Ławica Sp. z o. o. has the right to refuse to accept damaged, dirty banknotes and/or credit cards and those for which there are reasonable doubts as to their authenticity and/or validity.
Refusal to accept banknotes and/or questioned or retained payment cards does not release the payer from the necessity to pay the relevant fees resulting from the price list.
2.14. The service recipient bears all the costs of bank fees and commissions related to the settlement of payments to the Airport, charged by the service recipient’s bank as well as banks and intermediaries in the execution of payment transactions.
2.15. Statutory interest will be charged for unpaid receivables in the amount specified in the official Journal of Laws of the Republic of Poland.
2.16. Port Lotniczy Poznań-Ławica Sp. z o. o. reserves the right to report to the Civil Aviation Authority information on carriers who do not pay due to airport charges.
2.17. Port Lotniczy Poznań-Ławica Sp. z o. o. reserves the right to take legal action in order to enforce outstanding amounts due by the Carrier towards the Airport.
3.1. Information, confirmation of prepayment, complaints regarding invoices issued within 14 working days from the date of their receipt, and all inquiries and suggestions related to the charging and collection of airport charges should be sent to the following address: Postal address:
Port Lotniczy Poznań-Ławica Sp. z o.o.
Ul. Bukowska 285
With a note “Sales Dept.”
Monday – Sunday: 07:00 a.m. – 07:00 p.m.
3.2. The deadline for considering the complaint by Port Lotniczy Poznań-Ławica Sp. z o. o. is 14 business days from the date of its receipt.
Filing a complaint does not release the service recipient from the obligation to settle all liabilities towards the Airport in a timely manner.