Soon a bigger flight offer to Dubai and Istanbul, increased frequencies to most destinations in summer season

Zg. Brnik, 23. 12. 2022 -  Airlines are strengthening their connections from Ljubljana Airport. In the coming week flydubai will be boosting its service to Dubai by offering daily flights on the route. Still in the winter season, Turkish Airlines will also be upgrading its connection to Istanbul. The summer season 2023 looks promising with significant upgrades in frequencies and a novelty – Aegean Airlines will be establishing scheduled flights to Athens.

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Flydubai  will be expanding its service from Ljubljana Airport to  Dubai  next week. With daily flights it will give passengers even more possibilities to travel to the United Arab Emirates and take advantage of a wide offer of connections through the hub to all around the globe with its codeshare partner on this route, Emirates.  In February 2023,  Turkish Airlines  will be strengthening its connection to  Istanbul  with additional frequencies to 12 per week, introducing such amount of flights for the first time in the winter season since it started flying to Ljubljana Airport.



Carriers are already announcing their services for the summer season 2023. A significant strengthening of connectivity is promised and we will see a novelty. By current announcements  16 carriers will be flying to 18 destinations. In June,  Aegean Airlines  is coming to Ljubljana Airport with two weekly flights to  Athens. Most of the carriers will increase their services, especially worth pointing out are Lufthansa's three times daily flights to Frankfurt and twice daily flights to Munich. Current announcements of carriers are as follows:

  • Transavia  five times weekly to  Amsterdam,
  • Air Serbia  18 times weekly to  Belgrade  and three times weekly to  Niš,
  • Brussels Airlines  six times weekly to  Brussels,
  • flydubai  daily to  Dubai,
  • Lufthansa  three times daily to  Frankfurt  and twice daily to  Munich,
  • Turkish Airlines  twice daily to  Istanbul,
  • easyJet  six times weekly to  London, Gatwick,
  • British Airways  six times weekly to  London Heathrow,
  • Wizz Air  twice weekly to  London, Luton,
  • Transavia France  twice weekly to  Paris, Orly,
  • Air France  at least ten times weekly to  Paris,
  • Israir  twice weekly to  Tel Aviv,
  • Air Montenegro  to  Podgorica  and  Tivat,
  • LOT Polish Airlines  seven times weekly to  Warsaw  and
  • SWISS Airlines  nine times weekly to  Zurich.

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We expect an abundant offer of charter flights in the summer season to the most popular destinations on the  Greek islands,  Egypt, Turkey and Spain, to where a wider offer will be available (Vittoria, Santiago di Compostela, Barcelona, Sevilla and Girona). Holiday packages with Slovenian travel agencies will be available also to  Madeira, Porto, the Azores, Faroe Islands and Scotland, Iceland, Tenerife, Cape Verde islands, Cairo, Jordan, the Netherlands and Riga.

This summer season brought the hustle and bustle back to Ljubljana Airport. Passenger traffic is recovering well – in the period  from January to November we have handled 909,634 passengers in public traffic, which is 141% more than in the same period last year. We plan to count close to one million passengers until the end of the year.

“Passenger traffic is recovering well in the winter season, some carriers have or are still expected to strengthen their frequencies, which shows that flight demand is continuing to recover. The first announcements of flight services for the summer season look promising – flight frequencies to the biggest hubs (Frankfurt, London, Paris, Brussels, Zurich, Munich, Istanbul and Dubai) will be significantly increased thus expanding the possibilities to travel from Ljubljana Airport to all around the globe. Our flight network will be richer by a new scheduled destination – we will be welcoming flights of Aegean Airlines to Athens. A wider selection of charter flights will be available too, «  said  Dr  Babett Stapel,  Managing Director of Fraport Slovenija  on the recovery of traffic and outlooks for the summer season.


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