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Wednesday, April 4, 2018

✈Record March for Sarajevo Airport



Sarajevo International Airports have registered strong passenger growth in the first quarter of this year. Airport added 27.244 passengers in the first quarter of the year, an increase of 19%, compared to the first quarter of last year. Last month Sarajevo Airport registered another record month with double digit growth in passengers. Total of 65.911 passengers used Sarajevo Airport in March, representing an increase of 15% on the same month of last year. With the beginning of summer timetable of flights many airlines have increased flights and capacity on its flights to and from Sarajevo, continuing the trend of double digit growth.

Source: Flying Bosnian and SIA

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

✈Lufthansa marks 20th anniversary of Sarajevo flights


Water salute to LH A320 celebrating 20 years of Munich-Sarajevo service 

German national airline and the largest airline in Europe Lufthansa has marked the 20th anniversary of its regular, direct flights Munich-Sarajevo-Munich. The event was marked at the Sarajevo International Airport on Thursday in presence of German Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Christiane Hohmann.

German Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Christiane Hohmann


General manager of Sarajevo International Airport Armin Kajmakovic stated on this occasion that Lufthansa was one of the first airline companies that started scheduled operations from Sarajevo after the end of the war, which significantly contributed to Sarajevo's connecting with Europe and the rest of the world, normalizing life in Bosnian capital and strengthening the economic image of the country.
Lufthansa crew with German ambassador and Sarajevo Airport general manager 

He also said that more than 10 million passengers have passed through the Sarajevo Airport since arrival of Lufthansa and that significant growth was recorder in 2017. "This year we expect our millionth passenger in one year", he added.
General manager of Sarajevo Airport Armin Kajmakovic

Ambassador Hohmann emphasized she was honored and privileged to attend the anniversary of Munich-Sarajevo-Munich line and of Lufthansa-Sarajevo Airport cooperation.German companies have invested 350 million Euros in Bosnia and Herzegovina over the past 20 years and they intend to stay here and strengthen business cooperation, she stressed, adding that Bosnia and Herzegovina export to Germany is recording solid increases year after year.


Lufthansa group operate following flights to/from Sarajevo
(Lufthansa Group)
Airlines

Destination
Number of weekly flights
(one way)

Number of weekly seats 
 (round-trip)
Austrian Airlines
Vienna
14 
4.284
Eurowings
Cologne
864
Eurowings
Stuttgart
576
Lufthansa
Munich
2.352
Swiss Air Lines
Zurich
600

4 airlines

5 destinations

29 weekly flights

8.676

Source: Flying Bosnian and Sarajevo Airport

✈Aviolet charter flights from Banjaluka to Antalya


Aviolet Boeing 737-300

Banjaluka International Airport will be connected with Antalya this summer with charter flight organized by Kontiki travel agency. Banjaluka-Antalya flights will be operated by Air Serbia charter brand Aviolet once per week, every Tuesday from June 19 to September 11. Flights will operate on board of Boeing 737-300 with 144 seats in all economy configuration. Total of 13 round trip flights from Banjaluka are scheduled.

2018/Month
Flight dates
Total flights
Seats offered
June
19, 26
2
576
July
03, 10, 17, 24, 31
5
1.440
August
07, 14, 21, 28
4
1.152
September
04, 11
2
576
13 flights
(round trip)

4.320

The travel arrangements are based on minimum of 120 bookings per each charter flight. Kontiki travel agency reserves the right to cancel the travel arrangements, change the airport of departure, change the travel program or date of travel. Travel agency is liable to give passengers notice of change at least five days before planned start of travel. For more information please visit Kontiki Travel

Source: Flying Bosnian and Kontiki Travel

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

✈Sarajevo Airport STT-2018 flight schedule



Sarajevo International Airport is facing the busiest summer in its history. Record number of passengers and aircraft are expected all the way until the end of September. New airlines this summer are: Qatar Airways with four weekly flights from Doha, Scandinavian Airlines with flights from Copenhagen (number of weekly rotations varies) and Sun Express Germany with one weekly flight from Dusseldorf. Flydubai will drastically increase its service from Dubai to three daily flights (compared to two daily last summer). Wataniya Airways will also increase its service from Kuwait City, operating up to five weekly flights during peak summer season. FlyBosnia is yet to announce its planned flights from Sarajevo to Riyadh (replacing last year’s Nesma Airlines). Flights should operate five times a week. Charter flights to Antalya will operate six times weekly from mid-June to the end of August, flights from Sarajevo to Antalya are scheduled to operate by Turkish Airlines (four weekly flights) and Atlas Global (two weekly flights).  










Source: Flying Bosnian

✈Tuzla Airport-terminal reconstruction photo update


Tuzla International Airport-terminal reconstruction photo update 

Photos by Ivan Tomic

















Photos by Ivan Tomic

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

✈New route from Tuzla to Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden!



Today Wizz Air announced its new route from Tuzla International Airport. Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden in Germany will be served twice weekly from June 18th with Airbus 320. Flights are scheduled as year-round and will operate on Mondays and Fridays. Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden is seventh destination in Germany served from Tuzla Airport.

Flight schedule Tuzla-Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden
Route
Flight number
Flight times
Operating days
Valid from-to
TUZ-FKB
W6 4617
10:45-12:35
1---5--
18.06-26.10.
FKB-TZL
W6 4618
13:05-14:50
1---5--
18.06-26.10.

Source: Wizz Air

Friday, March 9, 2018

✈Traffic data for air travel between Bosnia-Herzegovina and Sweden for 2017.



Sweden is third largest market for air travel from/to Bosnia-Herzegovina. During last year all routes to/from Sweden to Bosnia-Herzegovina have recorded increase in passengers. Five destinations in Sweden are served from Sarajevo and Tuzla. At the beginning of last year Wizz Air has converted its summer  seasonal service from Tuzla to Stockholm Skavsta Airport to year-round due to increased demand for the flights. In March of last year Wizz Air has added its fourth destination in Sweden (Vaxjo), Tuzla-Vaxjo is served with two weekly flights.

Destinations in Sweden served from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Table bellow is showing data for passengers traveled between two countries on all routes. Data for Stockholm Skavsta and Vaxjo Airports is not published yet. Tuzla-Stockhol Skavsta route was reintroduced as year-round on 26.03.2017, no flights were operated during January-March period. Tuzla-Vaxjo flights started on 21.03.2017.

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Sweden 2017 air traffic report

Jan-Mar
Apr-Jun
Jul-Sep
Oct-Dec
Total
Change %
SJJ-ARN
4.493
7.692
8.731
5.280
26.196
+13,53
TZL-GOT
8.823
13.837
15.925
12.345
50.930
+18,46
TZL-MMX
9.146
15.633
18.519
13.163
56.461
+26,72
TZL-NYO
Info NA
Info NA


23.000*

TZL-VXO
Info NA
Info NA


21.000*

Total
22.462
37.162
43.175
30.788
177.587
+33,67
*Approximate numbers (complete data will be published when available)  

Bosnia and Herzegovina - Sweden 2016 air traffic report

Jan-Mar
Apr-Jun
Jul-Sep
Oct-Dec
Total
Change %
SJJ-ARN
3.978
6.604
8.243
4.248
23.073
+26,39
TZL-GOT
8.617
12.400
12.419
9.555
42.991
+0,27
TZL-MMX
7.668
11.643
13.531
11.711
44.553
+19,31
TZL-NYO
5.101
7.264
7.845
2.024
22.234

Total
25.364
37.911
42.038
27.538
132.851



Bosnia and Herzegovina - Sweden 2015 air traffic report

Jan-Mar
Apr-Jun
Jul-Sep
Oct-Dec
Total
Change %
OMO-GOT
0
1.243
376
257
1.876

SJJ-GOT
0
0
9
0
9

SJJ-ARN
3.946
4.341
6.499
3.469
18.255

TZL-GOT
9.037
11.931
12.491
9.416
42.875

TZL-MMX
6.391
10.728
10.541
9.681
37.341

TZL-NYO
0
Info N/A
Info N/A
Info N/A
Info N/A

Total
19.374
28.243
29.916
22.823
100.356



Source: Flying Bosnian