Split sees a boost in passenger traffic before Easter weekend.
On the eve of Easter, Split airport sees a continued rise in arrivals of about 10 percent, reports HRTurizam on April 11, 2017.
The weekend before Easter expects more than a hundred take-offs and landings at Split airport with more than 7,000 passengers. Capacity on all flights to Split is almost at 100 percent, and low-cost carriers have already started their flying season, along with several new airlines, which this year have Split airport in their programs.
Brač airport is now connected with Zagreb, and from May 3rd the new extended runway at Brač airport will be operating which will land the first flight from Brussels to Brač. This flight will be followed by landings on routes from Graz, Linz, Innsbruck, and Deauville. During the summer, Italy and Brač airport will be connected five times a week. A total of nine European cities will have direct flights associated with Brač this season, says Tonči Peović, director of the Brač airport.
“We have announced a number of reservations in the largest hotel companies, and even more for our family accommodations. We have significant arrivals of groups of guests who are being welcomed with renovated, furnished, and brand new hotels, and even more quality family accommodations, camping, renovated marinas. Preparing our tourist areas in the preseason, accompanied by an exceptional growth in airline traffic to Split, with 55 airlines already confirmed which will connect Split to 90 destinations this year will surely result in increased tourist traffic,” says Joško Stella, director of the Tourist Board of Split-Dalmatia County.
German low-cost carrier Eurowings has also introduced an additional fourth line from Munich to Croatia in their summer timetable for 2017. The line from Split – Munich, with two rotations per week (Monday and Thursday), will start operating from April 27, 2017.