December 1, 2018 – The latest news from around Croatia’s airports for new flights to Croatia 2019, with updates from Dubrovnik, Rijeka, Split and Zagreb airports.
It has been another busy few days for the airports of Croatia, as they gear up for what is certain to be a bumper 2019 season. An overview of the latest news regarding flights to Croatia 2019.
Flights to Rijeka – Lufthansa Meets the European City of Culture 2020
These are good times for Rijeka Airport, located on the island of Krk. More new flight announcements are coming, as the city gears up to become the European City of Culture 2019, with the latest addition from one of Europe’s top carriers. Lufthansa has announced that it will begin operations in the Kvarner region, with the German carrier commencing weekly flights from Munich to Rijeka each Saturday evening, starting on May 25 until October 26. The new Lufthansa flight adds to the three weekly connections to the Bavarian capital from Croatia Airlines – check out the timetable with Avioradar.
Flights to Croatia 2019 – Volotea to Connect Athens and Dubrovnik
Low-cost Spanish airline Volotea continues its expansion in the Croatian market, with its latest flight announcement a new route from Athens to Dubrovnik, where it will compete directly with both Aegean and Croatia Airlines. The new flights will run on Wednesdays and Saturdays, from April 27 to August 31. For the flight schedule, check out ExYuAviation.
Flights to Split – Finnair Strengthens Dalmatia, Leaves Pula
Finnish tourism interest in Croatia, in particular Dalmatia, is on the rise,and national carrier Finnair has announced that it will be increasing its services to Split for 2019. Finnair will be offering six flights a week between the Finnish and Dalmatian capitals, with the first flight commencing on April 16 until October 23. Finnair’s connections with Dubrovnik will remain at the same level as this year, but the airline has decided to cease operations to Pula. Check out the flight schedules here.
Flights to Zagreb – the Return of FlyDubai and Celebrations for Croatia Airlines and Turkish Airlines
The livery of FlyDubai will be seen once more in Zagreb, from as early as this weekend, as the low-cost Gulf carrier interchanges with Emirates to maximise load factor, as previously reported by TCN. In other Zagreb news, it was a moment of celebration for both Croatia Airlines, which welcomed its 2 millionth passenger of the year, while Turkish Airlines – which has become a strong regional player in recent years – celebrated 20 years of operations in the Croatian capital.
(Photo credit – Rijeka Airport Facebook page)
Eurowings – Promoting Kvarner Tourism and a Zadar Codeshare with Austrian Airlines
Some nice promotion for the Kvarner region by Eurowings, whose planes are now adorned with promotional advertising for Kvarner, as shown in the photos above posted by the Rijeka Airport Facebook page.
Meanwhile in Zadar, Eurowings has arranged a codeshare agreement with Austrian Airlines.
To follow the latest news about flights to Croatia 2019, follow the dedicated TCN section.