29 direct destinations from Ljubljana Airport, Aegean Airlines to Athens from June
The 2016 summer timetable enters into force on Sunday. As of 27 March 2016 passengers will be able to choose from more than 220 scheduled flights a week direct from Ljubljana to 29 destinations in 22 countries. A new service between Ljubljana and Warsaw was launched on 1 March by Poland’s LOT. Adria Airways will begin serving Cologne in April, and Greece’s Aegean Airlines will launch a scheduled service to Athens in June.
The 2016 summer timetable will offer more scheduled flights from Ljubljana than the one of last year. The domestic airline is launching a new service to Cologne on 26 April, flying three times a week. Adria Airways will serve 19 other direct destinations in the summer season (Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, London, Manchester, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Podgorica, Prague, Pristina, Sarajevo, Skopje, Stockholm, Vienna, Warsaw and Zürich).
New routes: LOT to Warsaw, Adria Airways to Cologne, Aegean Airlines to Athens
LOT Polish Airlines has been flying six times a week between Ljubljana and Warsaw since 1 March 2016. Following a winter break, Finnair is returning to Ljubljana Airport with five weekly flights to Helsinki. Other foreign scheduled airlines will be operating their winter timetable destinations throughout the summer season. Turkish Airlines, which is celebrating its tenth anniversary of flights to Slovenia, will upgrade its Istanbul service from 10 to 14 flights a week, or twice daily. Passengers can fly from Ljubljana to Belgrade with Air Serbia 14 times a week, and daily to Paris with Air France. The low-cost airlines easyJet and Wizz Air will continue flying to London in the summer, the former operating daily flights to Stansted, the latter to Luton four times a week. Wizz Air will also serve Brussels Charleroi twice a week. Montenegro Airlines will operate six flights a week between Ljubljana and Podgorica. A new scheduled airline comes to Ljubljana Airport on 15 June, in the form of Greece’s Aegean Airlines, which will fly twice a week to Athens.
The number of charter flights will be comparable to last year. The current forecast for charter services indicates that a choice of 21 destinations with seven airlines will be available this summer.
DEPARTURES SUMMER 2016
ARRIVALS SUMMER 2016
Fly all over the world from Ljubljana
Slovenia’s main airport is attracting growing numbers of passengers by competing successfully with other airports in the region. Passengers can also fly from Ljubljana at competitive prices to long haul-destinations via major European hubs. Passengers can find special offers from all airlines at http://www.flyljubljana.si/eng/special-offers/special-offers-from-airlines .
Passenger numbers in 2015 at Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport were up 10% on the previous year, while this year we are recording a moderate growth.
Refurbishment of the passenger terminal begins
Aerodrom Ljubljana will make a series of improvements to the passenger experience at the airport by 2018. The first refurbishment works are already in progress. They will at the existing passenger terminal: They will enable a faster passenger flow through security control before the summer peak and the check-in area will be slightly expanded as well.
The refurbishments will continue after the end of the high season and in year 2017. The main changes will include the relocation of security control, a new sorting area for departing baggage, a technological upgrade of sorting area for arriving baggage, the expansion of the check-in area, the refurbishment of the retail and food and beverages facilities, and an expansion of the baggage carousels.
Brnik, 25 March 2016