June 15, 2020 – Life after corona is slowly normalizing in Split, and traffic is increasing day by day at Split Airport, where the first significant increase in air traffic and 3,000 passengers is expected this weekend.
“Next weekend, June 20 and 21, according to previous announcements, about 30 planes are expected to arrive in both directions, which will be the first significant increase in traffic at Split Airport after the epidemic,” said the head of the Reception and Dispatch Service at Split Airport on Sunday, Mate Melvan, for Index.hr.
He added that the last weekend in June also expects traffic of around 3,000 passengers.
Melvan reminded that this year, 60 airlines were registered at Split Airport, though most of them canceled their services due to the coronavirus epidemic. However, nine airlines resumed traffic in June. “Already in early July, we expect continued growth in airline engagement,” he added.
According to him, the largest passenger traffic at Split Airport this year is expected in the second half of July and early August.
Recall, just last week, KLM announced its return to Split, and from July 4, the Amsterdam – Split line will be introduced, operating daily, and on Sundays even twice a day.
Furthermore, Wizz Air announced the launch of three routes to Croatia, specifically from Poland (from June 20) and the UK (from June 15) to Split.
Air France also announced their return to Split and will resume on the Paris – Split line from July 13, 4 times a week (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays), while from July, Ryanair will operate from Dublin and Stuttgart, and Luxair from Luxembourg.
Croatia Airlines will also introduce five international routes from Split, four to destinations in Germany and one to Switzerland.
As of June 24, the Split-Frankfurt route will be introduced with two weeks of departure, on Wednesdays and Saturdays, of the A319 aircraft.
From June 27, the Split – Dusseldorf route will be introduced, once a week, on Saturdays, by A319 aircraft.
From the same date, the Split – Berlin route will be introduced, also once a week (Saturdays), by A319 aircraft.
As of June 26, the Split – Munich route will be introduced with two weeks of departure, on Fridays and Saturdays, for the 76-seat DashQ400 aircraft.
From the same date, the Split – Zurich line will be introduced, also with two weeks of departure (Friday and Saturday) by DashQ400 aircraft.
From June 24, the Croatian national airline will operate on five international routes from Split, and one domestic, between Split and Zagreb.
Split Airport currently has the most announcements of airlines in the summer flight schedule.