UK independent regional airline Flybe have announced a return to the Croatian market in 2017, avioradar.hr reports.
Flybe, which is based in Exeter and operates more UK domestic flights than any other airline, will return flying to Dubrovnik in 2017. The airline will introduce a London (Southend) – Dubrovnik route twice weekly starting on 16 May 2017.
The London – Dubrovnik connection will operate on Tuesdays and Saturdays until 26 September 2017.
Flybe will launch a brand new route also in 2017 to Zadar on Croatia’s Dalmatian coast. The flight will also operate out of London (Southend) twice weekly on Mondays and Saturdays.
The seasonal London – Zadar route will launch on 27 May 2017 and end on 9 September 2017. The two routes will be the first to Croatia out of London’s Southend. An Embraer ERJ-175 will be used for both routes.
Flybe have already operated services in Croatia. A few years ago they flew to Dubrovnik and Split from Birmingham Exeter and Southampton.
Flybe is the largest independent regional airline in Europe, flying 7 million passengers a year on 149 routes, from 62 destinations in 9 countries, connecting to long-haul hubs in Manchester, Birmingham, Paris, Dublin and Amsterdam.