6 March 2019 – The three main airports in Croatia have all recorded their best February in history.
Zagreb, Split and Dubrovnik airports all saw a record number of passengers pass through their doors in February.
In the capital Zagreb, 181,154 passengers were handled at Zagreb Airport. This was 6.2% more than in February 2018. The number of flights operated was up 5%, EX-YU Aviation News reported.
So far in 2019, Zagreb Airport has seen an increase in passengers of 2.9% with 372,351 travellers being handled. The airport is expecting a 5% increase in passenger numbers this year.
In Dalmatia, Split Airport recorded its best ever February when 34,825 passengers passed through its doors last month. This is an increase of 13.7%.
After the first two months of 2019, Split Airport handled 71,185 travellers, up 10.7%. The airport, which is being expanded and will open a new terminal this summer, will welcome a number of new flights from Air France, British Airways, Luxair, Ryanair and Laudamotion this year.
Dubrovnik Airport welcomed 33,765 passengers in February, which represented a massive increase of 40.3% compared to February 2018.
Since the start of 2019, the airport has handled 60,088 travellers, up 29.6%. Dubrovnik Airport will welcome new flights this summer from American Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Aer Lingus, El Al Israeli Airlines, Ryanair, easyJet, Volotea and TUI Airways.