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Thursday, June 1, 2017

✈Sarajevo Airport statistics for May

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Sarajevo International Airport has recorded 84.137 passengers in May. Number of passengers have declined comparing to the same month of the last year when 85.738 passengers used the airport. Decline in passengers is a result of the holy month of Ramadan, when Muslim population is fasting and traveling is avoided during this month. The airport has recorded increase in aircraft movement and cargo handled. Sarajevo Airport is expecting very busy summer especially during July and August when majority of tourists from United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait and Saudi Arabia visit Bosnia and Herzegovina. Many new flights are scheduled for upcoming summer season including new flights from Riyadh and Kuwait. Flydubai is drastically increasing its flights from Dubai to double daily beginning June 23rd. Air Arabia will fly once daily from Sharjah to Sarajevo beginning June 22nd. Nesma Airlines will start with flights from Riyadh to Sarajevo on June 24th, offering 5 weekly flights. It is projected for Sarajevo Airport to handle 120.000 passengers in July, 125.000 passengers in August and 100.000 passengers in September.  

Source:Flying Bosnian and SIA

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