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05.05.2021. The 30th anniversary of Croatia Airlines’ first passenger flight celebrated in Split Wanting to bring the experience of flying even closer to its service users and to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its first commercial flight together with its service users, in the period between 6th May and 12th May, Croatia Airlines is offering its passengers a special 30% promotion discount on all airfares to all the domestic and international destinations of the company MORE

03.05.2021. During the summer season, Croatia Airlines planning flights from Croatia to 18 European destinations To ensure connectivity and to support the tourism product of the Republic of Croatia as strongly as possible, Croatia Airlines is planning to offer over 80,000 seats monthly on flights from European destinations to Croatia during the summer season MORE

26.04.2021. Flights from Croatia to 13 European destinations available to passengers By resuming seasonal flights in both domestic and international traffic in May, Croatia Airlines is continuing to facilitate connectivity in air transport networks connecting Croatia within its national borders and the world. MORE

08.10.2020. Croatia Airlines timetables 12 European destinations for November Despite the epidemiological situation and despite the fact that many companies have been cancelling flights, Croatia’s flag carrier is continuing to fly, contributing to maintaining transport connectivity and connections for passengers and Croatia’s economy as a whole. MORE

17.09.2020. Croatia Airlines connecting Croatia with 15 European destinations in October Croatian flag carrier continues to confirm its importance in the development of the transport infrastructure of the Republic of Croatia MORE

31.07.2020. In the first six months of this year, Croatia Airlines flew almost 630,000 fewer passengers than in the same period of last year Since the beginning of the coronavirus crisis, about 23,000 Croatian citizens have been repatriated, much humanitarian aid has been delivered, Croatian soldiers have been flown back from Afghanistan and the longest flight in the company’s history has been operated MORE

23.07.2020. Croatia Airlines and Jadrolinija signed a business cooperation agreement Croatia Airlines and Jadrolinija will jointly be developing a platform through which an intermodal transport service will be offered in the future, i.e. a combination of air and sea transport for travel from European airports to Croatian island destinations. MORE

17.07.2020. Croatia Airlines operated the longest flight in the company’s history and landed in China for the first time The Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Republic of Croatia and Croatia Airlines provided repatriation flights for young Chinese athletes from Croatia to China and for Croatian and European Union nationals from China to Croatia MORE

04.06.2020. Croatia Airlines is reintroducing international flights from Zagreb to European destinations By mid-June, Croatia’s flag carrier airline will be connecting Zagreb with 11 international destinations. MORE

11.05.2020. By operating flights from Zagreb to Split and Dubrovnik, Croatia Airlines started to partially resume flight operations within Croatia All decisions continuously coordinated with Croatia’s national Civil Protection Headquarters and other competent authorities MORE

02.05.2020. As of 4 May, use of protective masks or face covering obligatory on all Croatia Airlines flights By introducing the Zagreb – Split and Zagreb – Dubrovnik flights as of 11 May, the national airline company is partially reintroducing air transport in Croatia MORE

11.02.2020. Croatia Airlines is introducing flights from Zagreb to Sofia and Podgorica During this year’s tourist season, Croatia Airlines will be operating scheduled flights to 40 destinations in 26 countries MORE

10.12.2019. Croatia Airlines is one of the first European airlines to have installed EGNOS equipment and to have completed its Dash 8-Q400 fleet modernisation project The safety of Croatia Airlines’ flight operations has been further increased, with positive effects also expected through the reduction of fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions MORE

04.12.2019. Croatia Airlines awards pupil creativity As part of an educational visit to Croatia Airlines’ Technical Centre, pupils viewed the cockpit of an Airbus A319 aircraft MORE

16.11.2019. Marking World Children’s Day, Croatia Airlines has created lasting memories for the youngest As part of Croatia’s national airline’s Smile above the Clouds campaign, children from foster families and their foster parents flew on the Zagreb - Dubrovnik route MORE

12.11.2019. Croatia Airlines has flown its 40 millionth passenger So far, Croatia Airlines has operated more than 610,000 flights, having flown 11,800,000 passengers on scheduled domestic flights, 25,300,000 passengers on scheduled international flights, and 2,900,000 passengers on non-scheduled (charter) flights. MORE

16.10.2019. Croatia Airlines hosted all participants of the VIP MegaDo trip The participants of this year’s trip met with the heads of the Croatian flag carrier, after which they had a tour of the technical headquarters of the company in Zagreb, MORE

17.09.2019. Croatia Airlines celebrated its 30th anniversary From its first commercial flight until today, Croatia Airlines aircraft have conducted over 600,000 flights and transported almost 40,000,000 passengers. MORE

12.08.2019. Croatia Airlines and Sabre continue successful partnership Sabre’s intelligent revenue optimization product bundle will enable Croatia Airlines to further evolve its commercial planning strategies MORE

07.08.2019. Croatia Airlines celebrating its 30th birthday From its first flight until today, the company has flown a total of 603,000 flights and transported 39,240,000 passengers. MORE

29.07.2019. Croatia Airlines renews contracts An existing Total Component Support (TCS®) contract was extended by seven years. At the same time, the contract covering auxiliary power unit (APU) services was extended by five years. MORE

22.07.2019. The new Croatia Airlines mobile application makes it easier to reach your desired destinations The redesigned and updated mobile application for iOS and Android devices is available in four languages – English, German, French, and Croatian MORE

12.06.2019. Croatia Airlines’ new business class menu presented The new business class menu, which is going to be introduced on 19th June, has been motivated, first and foremost, by dishes typical of a Zagreb-based cuisine MORE

03.06.2019. By introducing paper cups on flights, Croatia Airlines furthers its commitment to sustainable development A reduction of plastic by 26 tonnes on 2,000,000 passengers through corporate social responsibility MORE

08.05.2019. A record-breaking April for Croatia Airlines Total passenger transport in the first four months of 2019 exceeds the same period of last year by 3 percent MORE

14.03.2019. In 30 years, Croatia Airlines flew over 38,240,000 passengers Creating memories for 30 years! chosen by company employees as celebratory slogan MORE

11.02.2019. Croatia Airlines is offering a 30 percent discount on all flights A 30 percent discount will be available only for purchases made online ( or via the mobile application. While making a booking, passengers will be required to enter a special promotional code, which will be posted on the company’s website MORE

18.01.2019. Croatia Airlines became the official carrier of the Croatian Football Federation Today, a business collaboration agreement between Croatia Airlines and the Croatian Football Federation (CFF) was signed in Zagreb, with which the Croatian national carrier became the official carrier of CFF during the next two year period MORE

09.01.2019. Croatia Airlines flew a record number of passengers in 2018 A total of 2,168,863 passengers flew aboard the aircraft of Croatia Airlines, which is a record number of passengers in the history of the company and a 2% increase compared to 2017 MORE

18.12.2018. Croatia Airlines’ inflight magazine received an award for best Croatian promotional travel magazine Ms Ksenija Žlof, who has been the editor-in-chief of the Croatia inflight magazine for nearly 25 years, was also given a special prize MORE

20.11.2018. Croatia Airlines’ two millionth passenger in 2018 This year’s two millionth passengers was recorded 16 days earlier than in 2017 MORE

16.11.2018. Despite construction work at the Dubrovnik Airport, Croatia Airlines operated 86 percent of scheduled flights Two additional flights were introduced, and 14 flights were operated by aircraft that fully meet the current restrictive conditions due to construction work carried out on the runway of the Dubrovnik Airport MORE

14.07.2018. The Vatreni are returning to Croatia aboard a Croatia Airlines flight Given the brilliant success of the Vatreni, Croatia Airlines has decorated an Airbus 319 aircraft specially for the occasion MORE

04.06.2018. A record-breaking May in the history of Croatia Airlines Nearly 214,000 passengers flew aboard flights operated by Croatia Airlines, which is a record-breaking number of passengers in the month of May in the history of the company MORE

03.05.2018. Dublin in the Croatia Airlines' network of destinations for the first time Connecting flights between the capitals of Ireland and Croatia will be scheduled for Thursdays and Sundays, ending October 25, 2018. MORE

31.01.2018. Croatia Airlines expanding its network of destinations for the third consecutive year Three new routes are introduced and the number of weekly flights on existing routes is increased MORE

05.12.2017. Croatia Airlines recorded its two millionth passenger within a calendar year for the first time in the company’s history The two millionth passenger was Nensi Kranjčević from Pula aboard our regular international flight OU481 on the Copenhagen - Zagreb route MORE

31.07.2017. Croatia Airlines generated net profit in the fist half of 2017 The net result achieved was HRK 127.2 million higher than in the same period last year, and is also better than the net result planned for the first six months of this year MORE

04.07.2017. Croatia Airlines’ millionth passenger in 2017 The millionth passenger this year was recorded at the earliest time ever in the company’s history, or 11 days earlier than in 2016 MORE

22.05.2017. Bucharest in the Croatia Airlines' network of destinations By the mid of October this year, passengers will be able to choose one of three flights per week between the Romanian and Croatian capitals - on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. MORE

19.05.2017. Croatia Airlines introduced new seasonal flight routes to Stockholm, Bucharest, Helsinki and Oslo For the second consecutive year, the company included four attractive European destinations in our network of destinations MORE

27.04.2017. Croatia Airlines operates profitably for the fourth consecutive year The company’s positive trends continued in 2016, when a net profit of HRK 8 million was generated MORE

03.04.2017. Croatia Airlines and Lufthansa Technik celebrate 25 years of partnership Longstanding cooperation and 200th Lufthansa layover MORE

27.03.2017. Croatia Airlines and Air India Code Share Partnership With the implementation of this code share, Croatia Airlines and Air India would be the first and only carriers from their respective countries to offer services between Croatia and India. MORE

03.03.2017. Croatia Airlines strengthens its leading regional position by introducing four new lines The novelty are direct flights from Zagreb to Stockholm, Helsinki, Oslo and Bucharest MORE

18.07.2016. Croatia Airlines among top five European airlines The World Airline Awards are the most prestigious global awards in the aviation industry, known as the Oscars of Aviation. MORE

15.07.2016. This year's one millionth passenger of Croatia Airlines was recorded earlier than ever in the company's history This year's record is a result of the upward trend in business operations of Croatia Airlines, the expansion of network flights and the opening of new routes to attractive European destinations, which has come out of the successful completion of the restructuring program. MORE

23.05.2016. Lisbon in the Croatia Airlines' network of destinations for the first time By the end of October this year, passengers will be able to choose one of three flights per week between the Croatian capital and the westernmost capital in continental Europe – on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. MORE

20.05.2016. Croatia Airlines introduced a new direct flight Zagreb – Milan, three times a week Until the end of October this year, Croatia Airlines will be directly connecting Zagreb and Milan on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays MORE

05.05.2016. Croatia Airlines expands its network of European destinations The city of Zagreb will soon be directly connected to Lisbon, Milan, Prague and St. Petersburg MORE

25.04.2016. Croatia Airlines reported profit for the third consecutive year Net profit for 2015 amounted to 13.8 million, and the generated operating profit reached 16.7 million. MORE

04.03.2016. Again among the best – Croatia Airlines among the TOP 10 companies in terms of service quality Croatia Airlines ranks a high 8th in terms of passenger satisfaction with the quality of service, punctuality and fulfilling passenger rights. MORE

02.03.2016. Croatia Airlines strengthens its market position with the introduction of four new routes Direct flights will be introduced from Zagreb to Prague, Milan, Lisbon and St. Petersburg MORE

12.11.2015. Croatia Airlines is the first airline in the world to receive a White Flag for its contribution to the protection and conservation of purity of water areas White Flag is a symbol of environmentally-clean water areas - the seas, rivers and lakes, and is awarded to companies and organizations that have made an extraordinary commitment to their protection and conservation and contributed to the raising of awareness on the global problem of seabed pollution MORE

30.10.2015. Croatia Airlines reported profits in the first three quarters with an increase in thh number of passengers The company recorded a net profit of HRK 3.9 million kuna, which was better than the projected forecast MORE

20.10.2015. Croatia Airlines Organizes a Little School of Aviation for Elementary School Students The students had a unique opportunity to see the exterior and interior of a jet Airbus 319 with a guided tour by professional Croatia Airline pilots, flight attendants and air mechanics. MORE

13.10.2015. Croatia Airlines agreed to purchase four advanced-technology Airbus 320 neo aircraft The Croatian flag carrier converted the initial order of four A319 ceo aircraft to four A320 NEOs, newly-announced aircraft designed to operate quieter with lower operating costs MORE

27.07.2015. Croatia Airlines' Millionth Passenger in 2015 Four percent more passengers were recorded at the end of July compared to this time last year; it is expected that the total number of Croatia Airlines passengers in the course of 2015 will be about 1 percent higher than in the period, January – July, 2014. MORE

04.05.2015. Croatia Airlines and Singapore Airlines launch code share operations Under the agreement, Singapore Airlines will add its ‘SQ’ designator code to Croatia Airlines-operated flights beyond its European gateways at London and Copenhagen to the Croatian capital of Zagreb. On a reciprocal basis, Croatia Airlines will add its ‘OU’ designator code on Singapore Airlines-operated flights between Singapore and London as well as on flights between Singapore and Copenhagen. MORE

11.03.2015. The third Croatia Airlines' hangar allows for the expansion of the technical maintenance of its own fleet and the aircraft of foreign airlines The new hangar is suitable for carrying out the most demanding technical services on the Airbus aircraft, including the so-called D-check, but also allows for faster and more efficient maintenance of the Croatia Airlines' fleet. MORE

15.10.2014. Croatia Airlines flies to the new Terminal at London-Heathrow Airport The official move to the new residence, known as the Queen's Terminal, was marked today with the arrival of 128 passengers on flight OU490 from Zagreb. MORE

15.09.2014. 25th anniversary celebration The 25th anniversary of Croatia Airlines was marked on 15th September at the ceremony organised at Zagreb’s Gradska Kavana MORE

07.08.2014. Croatia Airlines Celebrates 25th Anniversary Over the past quarter of a century, Croatia Airlines has grown into a medium-sized airline company recognized and valued by its passengers for flying safety, high-quality service and professional staff. MORE

20.05.2014. Croatia Airlines is the fifth largest exporter in Croatia For the third year in a row the Croatian flag carrier has been among the ten largest exporters in the Republic of Croatia. MORE

13.01.2014. Croatia Airlines among the safest airlines According to a survey carried out by the specialised international internet portal, Croatia Airlines is one of the safest global airlines MORE

17.12.2013. Cooperation between Croatia Airlines and United Airlines in passenger traffic between Croatia and the United States of America As part of this cooperation, United Airlines allocates its international airline designator (UA) to Croatia Airlines' flights from Amsterdam, Brussels, Paris, Frankfurt, London, Munich and Zürich to Zagreb, and from Frankfurt and Munich to Split and Dubrovnik. MORE

05.12.2013. Croatia Airlines successfully completes the most comprehensive technical inspection of aircraft This was the first D-check performed on an Airbus 319/320 aircraft in this part of Europe, and the check is the most demanding technical servicing of commercial aircraft MORE

04.11.2013. At the end of the third quarter 2013 Croatia Airlines recoreded net profits of 20.3 million kuna Croatia Airlines' positive business achievements are the result of the implementation of strategic, operational and financial restructuring measures MORE