ZAGREB, 16 September 2020 – German airline Lufthansa has announced 15 new routes for the 2021 summer season 2021. Among them, the airline will introduce Frankfurt – Rijeka service for the first time, Croatian Aviation reports.
During the summer season, Lufthansa operates regular flights from Frankfurt to five airports in Croatia – Zagreb, Pula, Zadar, Split, and Dubrovnik – and from next year, they will add one more route from Frankfurt – to Rijeka Airport.
The Frankfurt – Rijeka – Frankfurt service will start operating from May 8th, once per week, every Saturday. An A320 aircraft will be used on this route which has a capacity between 168 to 180 seats.
Flights will depart Frankfurt at 5:35 p.m. and will arrive at Rijeka Airport at 7 p.m. Flights are scheduled to depart Rijeka at 8 p.m. and arrive in Frankfurt at 9:30 p.m.
Lufthansa already operates flights to Rijeka from Munich, but this route was not operating this summer season due to the pandemic situation.
This is the third new route scheduled for next summer season, Ryanair already announced a new service between Vienna and Pula, while TAP Portugal scheduled flights between Lisbon and Zagreb.