Lufthansa Munich-Zagreb Line Delayed Until May

Daniela Rogulj

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Star Alliance group member Lufthansa has postponed the start of the Munich-Zagreb line until May this year, reports Croatian Aviation.

Although the flights were previously planned from the first day of the summer flight schedule (the beginning of April), Lufthansa has now extended the first flights on this route by a month to the beginning of May.

Namely, as of May 2, 2022, the Lufthansa Munich-Zagreb line, on which A319 aircraft has been announced, will depart before noon from Munich, with an early afternoon departure from Zagreb.

Croatian Aviation has learned that meetings will be held within the company in the coming days on the destination network from Munich.

As it is a feeding line, its traffic in the upcoming summer season will depend on long-haul or overseas lines from or to Munich.

If Lufthansa decides to keep most flights from its central hub, Frankfurt, flights between Munich and Zagreb will likely be canceled this summer as well.

The Croatian national airline, Croatia Airlines, also operates between Munich and Zagreb. By the end of January, as many as ten flights a week were announced on DashQ400 aircraft with a capacity of 76 seats. As Lufthansa and Croatia Airlines have signed a code-share agreement for this route, scheduled flights are available to passengers of both airlines.

Recall, Croatian Aviation reported that Lufthansa would increase the number of weekly rotations between Frankfurt and Rijeka in the upcoming summer flight schedule.

Lufthansa has operated a regular flight between Munich and Rijeka for many years. In 2021, Lufthansa also introduced a regular line between Frankfurt and Rijeka, which was also in operation every Saturday. 

Instead of one weekly flight, Lufthansa will operate twice a week between Frankfurt and Rijeka this year. The line should start working on Saturday, April 9, and the second weekly flight will be introduced on Wednesday, May 25. Flights on Wednesdays will run in the evening, and on Saturdays in the morning. This will give passengers to and from Kvarner more flexibility when planning a trip, which was practically impossible with one flight a week.

A320 aircraft with a capacity of 168 seats have been announced for the summer of 2022.

German Condor will also operate between Frankfurt and Rijeka in the upcoming summer season, once a week, also on Saturdays, between May 21 and September 24. Thus, Rijeka will be connected to this famous European hub with three flights a week.

Between Munich and Rijeka, Lufthansa should operate once a week this summer, and Croatia Airlines is expected to launch three-weekly flights on this route.

For more on flights to Croatia and other travel announcements, make sure to check out our dedicated travel section.


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