460 air routes with over 34,000 rotations to Croatia in summer 2022
Based on information collected from Croatian airports, the Croatian National Tourist Board revealed that Croatia will be connected to other countries of the world with more than 460 unique airlines during the summer flight schedule.
Moreover, this year, Croatia is at the top of the list of the most popular tourist destinations in the Mediterranean, reports SchengenVisaInfo.com.
In a statement released on May 4, the director of the Croatian National Tourist Board, Kristjan Staničić, said that over the past two years marked by COVID-19, there has been a significant drop in air traffic, and therefore tourist trips during this period. were made mainly with their means of transport.
“However, this year the recovery in air traffic has continued successfully as we are seeing a significant increase in the number of flights. Thus, more than 460 airlines with more than 34,000 rotations will operate to our country during the summer, which is almost equivalent to the number of flights and rotations of the 2019 record”, he also added.
Depending on the airports; data, the highest number of rotations, in general, is expected in Zagreb and Split with around 10,000 rotations, while compared to 2019, the highest increase in the number of rotations is expected in Zadar with +63% and Rijeka with +8% cent.
“Additionally, during the summer season, Croatia will be connected to 131 foreign cities, which is slightly less than the 134 cities Croatia was connected to in 2019. Most of the global rotational connections will come with markets in Germany. , Great Britain, France and Italy. , and the Netherlands, the statement released by the Croatian National Tourist Board reads.
During this summer season, 66 different airlines will operate on routes between Croatia and international destinations. On the other hand, the companies planning more flights are Ryanair, Croatia Airlines, EasyJet, Lufthansa and Eurowings.
Moreover, a study provided by some Austrian organizers revealed that Croatia is at the top of the foreign destinations most sought after by Austrians.
In a press release published on Wednesday May 5, the Croatian National Tourist Board announced that a survey of around 12,000 participants, entitled “Travel Barometer 2022″, showed that Croatia was the number one destination for Austrians .
Earlier, the Croatian Bureau of Statistics revealed that in February the number of passengers arriving in Croatia by air reached 177,000, which is 337.7% more than in the corresponding period of 2021 and 29.3% more. less than 2019 levels.
In addition, the highest passenger traffic was reported by Zagreb airport with 148,000 passengers, which compared to last year marked an increase of 379.7%, while this airport does not had only 31,000 passengers. It is followed by Split airport, with 19,000 passengers, which is 228.6% more than in 2021, and in third place is Dubrovnik airport, with 9,000 passengers.