ZAGREB, June 4 (Hina) – Croatia Airlines will restore its flight service connecting Zagreb and 11 international destinations as of mid-June, this state-owned national flag carrier said on Thursday.
On 8 June, CA reintroduces flight services between Zagreb and Zurich. These services will be operated on Monday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday mornings, and in the afternoon on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays as of 15 June.
On 15 June, the company plans to reintroduce flights for Munich, Sarajevo, London Heathrow, Dublin, Rome, Brussels, and Vienna.
On 25 May, the CA reintroduced its service connecting Zagreb and Amsterdam on a daily basis.
During the COVID-19 lockdown, CA provided a flight service between Zagreb and Frankfurt every day, and now it offers two flight services every day for that German destination.
As of 1 June, the Zagreb-Copenhagen service is available four times a week.
CA is going to reintroduce flights from Zagreb to Adriatic destinations: Pula, Zadar, Split, and Dubrovnik.
European airlines announce return to Croatia
Several European airlines have announced flights to Croatian airports during the summer including Zagreb, Split, Rijeka, Zadar and Pula, and mostly coming from Germany, Benelux countries and France, the National Croatian Tourist Board (HTZ) informed on Thursday.
Based on information collected by HTZ from its branch offices in those countries, Croatia has additionally positioned itself as a safe and desirable tourist destination due to its excellent epidemiological situation despite the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The majority of flights have been announced for the second half of June and early July to the airports in Split and Dubrovnik as well as Zadar, Pula, Zagreb and Rijeka. Even though the major portion of tourism turnover is realised by car, nevertheless over the past few years Croatia has positioned itself as an aviation destination, which is particularly important now when we have to fight our way onto the tourism market with our offer, safety and accessibility,” HTZ director Kristjan Satnicic underlined.
He believes that the ‘revival’ of air traffic will help Croatia’s tourism and destinations, particularly Dubrovnik, which is fairly ‘dependent’ on tourists arriving by air, but also Split by making them more accessible.