175,384 passengers passed through Zagreb Airport in Croatia’s capital in March, up 12.7% on March 2012. The double-digit growth in March capped off five consecutive months of growth for the airport, reports EX-YU aviation news.
Early indications point to 2013 being a record smashing year for Zagreb Airport. So far 441,508 passengers have been handled at the airport, which is set to undergo major development in September this year, up 8.8% on the same period last year.
There is further good news for the airport, Turkish Airlines will add an additional three weekly flights from 18 June from Istanbul, bringing the number to 10 flights a week to the Croatian capital. Iberia will also resume this summer two weekly flights from Madrid, whilst Norwegian Air Shuttle has brought forward its Copenhagen summer flights to now commence on 9 April.