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
Today is the 30th anniversary of Croatia Airlines’ first passenger flight. The first commercial flight under the logo Croatian flag carrier was operated on 5th May 1991 from Zagreb to Split. That flight represented the establishment of scheduled air traffic within the borders of Croatia, with which the Republic of Croatia achieved its dream of establishing its own flag carrier airline company.
Celebrating the 30th anniversary of the company’s first flight, all passengers on Croatia Airlines’ afternoon OU652 flight from Zagreb to Split today were gifted a free return ticket to a destination of their choice from Croatia Airlines’ domestic network of destinations.
After Croatia Airlines’ Dash 8-Q400 aircraft landed at Split Airport, a celebration was held at which Slaven Žabo, Director Commercial Division at Croatia Airlines, thanked all passengers on behalf of the company for their trust over the past thirty years and pointed out that the quality of service and flight safety continue to be priorities in the company’s business operations. At the place where the company’s first passengers landed three decades ago, the importance of Croatian flag carrier in Croatia’s transport infrastructure and economy was highlighted:
– Croatia Airlines’ scheduled domestic flights have been connecting Croatian cities and regions uninterruptedly for 30 years already, and offering passengers year-round connections with the world through its network of international flights. Even in these extraordinary circumstances, the company has never stopped flying, which only confirms that Croatia Airlines represents a strategic segment of Croatia’s transport infrastructure and that it strongly contributes to the quality of Croatia’s tourism product – said Slaven Žabo.
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. The 30% discount is only applicable to flights taken in the period from the beginning of June to the end of December this year, and is given to passengers purchasing tickets online at www.croatiaairlines.com/m.croatiaairlines.hr, via the company’s mobile application and at all points of sale of the company. To receive a 30% discount, passengers will be asked to enter a special promotional code when booking and purchasing their tickets. The promotional code will be accessible on the company’s website and can only be used during this special promotion. Only the base fare will be discounted by 30%, while airport taxes, fees and charges remain unaffected by the discount.
It is important to underscore that during the summer months, Croatia Airlines is planning to further expand its network of flights from Zagreb and the company’s Adriatic destinations to European cities. Accordingly, flights to 18 European and 7 Croatian destinations will be offered to passengers.
From Zagreb, scheduled international flights are planned to 14 European destinations – Amsterdam, Athens, Vienna, Brussels, Dublin, Frankfurt, Copenhagen, London, Munich, Paris, Rome (via Split), Sarajevo, Skopje and Zurich.
During the summer season, Split Airport should be connected to a total of 12 foreign destinations. The introduction of seasonal flights in the period between the end of June and mid-September from Split to Prague (on Saturdays) is a novelty. Return tickets on the Split-Prague route are already available at a promotional price of 139 euros. Besides Prague, Croatia Airlines will be flying from Split to Vienna, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Frankfurt, Copenhagen, London, Lyon, Munich, Paris, Rome and Zurich.
Also, Croatia Airlines is planning to operate direct flights from Dubrovnik to Athens, Frankfurt, Munich, Paris, Rome and Zurich, and from Rijeka to Munich.
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 on flights from European destinations to Croatia during the summer season. Moreover, in collaboration with many tour operators, more than 200 charter flights are planned from Austria, Italy, Ireland, Israel and Scandinavia.
Taking all necessary measures to maintain the protection of the health and safety of passengers at the highest possible level and adhering to all current public health and safety measures at all times and on all flights, Croatian flag carrier is continuing to connect Croatian cities and regions via scheduled domestic traffic between the airports of Zagreb, Split, Dubrovnik, Osijek, Zadar, Brač and Pula.