ZAGREB, 7 December 2020 – KLM, the oldest airline in the world, will boost daily operations between Amsterdam and the Croatian capital Zagreb from 12 February next year.
Until now, KLM has operated daily flights to Zagreb from Amsterdam, but from February 2021, KLM will operate on this route 14 times a week, Croatian Aviation reports.
“From February next year, we are happy to be able to offer 2 daily flights to Amsterdam. All KLM staff, both on the ground and in the aircraft, guarantee our passengers the highest level of health and safety. We have taken several sanitary measures on board and in the aircraft. I hope that this new, additional flight between Zagreb and Amsterdam will be a sign of optimism for the future, offering the opportunity to visit the world, reunite family and friends who living abroad, establishing new businesses between Croatia and the Netherlands, and welcoming new foreign tourists to the country,” said Ildikó Kiss, sales manager for the region.
KLM planes will take off from Zagreb twice a day, at 06:30 in the morning (arrival in Amsterdam at 08:30), and at 12:20 (arrival in Amsterdam at 14:30). E175 aircraft have been announced for both daily flights.
Huseyin Bahadir Bedir, Executive Director of Zagreb Airport, added: “We would like to express our satisfaction with KLM Royal Dutch Airlines’ decision to introduce a second daily flight on the Amsterdam-Zagreb route from February 2021. This news is especially significant in the circumstances when we face significant consequences of the pandemic in global air traffic. We are optimistic about the future and firmly believe that the additional daily flight between Amsterdam and Zagreb will be a bright sign of a new future.”
The introduction of KLM’s second daily flight to Amsterdam will enable an even larger number of connections from Zagreb Airport, and in addition to the Dutch company’s two daily flights, Air France is expected to introduce a second daily flight to Paris in the spring of next year.