18 Nov

Zagreb Airport recorded an increase in passengers in the first six months

first_imgIn this year’s summer flight schedule, six months after the opening of the new passenger terminal, Franjo Tuđman Airport recorded a continuous double-digit increase in the number of passengers.Since the beginning of the year, the airport has recorded a cumulative increase in the number of passengers since 12%, while only in October 2017 an increase of 17%.  Zagreb Airport will also record several record results this year, so in August, earlier than ever, the two millionth passenger was welcomed, and in December, for the first time in history, the number of 3 million passengers is expected to be reached.This year’s arrival of the prestigious airline Emirates represents a special step in the business of Zagreb Airport. It is an airline that brings a large number of passengers from more than 777 countries, mostly from Asia, but also from Australia and Oceania, to Zagreb with a 300-seat Boeing 364 60ER wide-body aircraft, which makes Zagreb and Croatia more accessible to distant markets. affect Croatian tourism outside the summer season. “In addition to Emirates, the national carrier Croatia Airlines, with its four new routes to Stockholm, Oslo, Helsinki and Bucharest, and Monarch, a specialized airline for leisure city break travel, thanks to which the number of tourist arrivals from Great Britain has increased. In addition to new routes, there has been an increase in the number of flights and the size of aircraft at existing destinations at Franjo Tuđman Airport, which includes LOT flights to Warsaw, Czech Airlines to Prague, but also long-haul routes such as direct flights to Canada Air Transat and Qatar Airways on a regular line to Doha ” stand out from Franjo Tudjman Airport.Year-round linesFranjo Tuđman Airport is looking positively towards the upcoming winter season 2017/2018. during which, thanks to year-round lines, significant capacity increases have already been secured. Thanks to the Emirates and Monarch flights, Dubai and London and Manchester will be connected with Zagreb by direct flights in the winter flight schedule, which will ensure greater connection with important emitting markets in Asia and the United Kingdom.At the beginning of the winter season, on 31 October 2017, Eurowings is introducing a new direct route to Düsseldorf three times a week, while the national carrier Croatia Airlines is offering its seasonal routes to Lisbon and Barcelona for the first time in history outside the summer season. throughout the first half of the winter flight schedule, more precisely until the first week of January 2018. The Polish company LOT, as well as the Norwegian low-cost company Norwegian Airlines, will also keep part of the newly introduced seasonal frequencies through the winter flight schedule.last_img read more