Search Bosnia and Herzegovina aviation news

Friday, May 31, 2019

✈Flynas is increasing Riyadh-Sarajevo flights



Due to very good bookings and high demand for the flights, flynas has decided to increase Riyadh-Sarajevo flights from three weekly to five weekly. Five weekly flights will run from July 1st to August 30, during month of June the airline will operate three weekly flights. Yesterday flynas announced two weekly flights from Jeddah to Sarajevo, but most likely these flights will get a boost in coming weeks.

Flynas Riyadh-Sarajevo flight schedule

Source: Flying Bosnian

Thursday, May 30, 2019

✈ UPDATE:Sarajevo Airport Summer 2019 flight schedule



Changes in Summer schedule 2019 (last update 5/31/2019)

-On May 15. 2019. FlyBosnia has received all necessary permits from Saudi CAA to start flights from Sarajevo to Riyadh. FlyBosnia will operate daily flights Sarajevo-Riyadh beginning June 3. Flights are scheduled to run whole summer season until October 28. Total of 106 round trip flights are scheduled, offering 29.256 seats in both directions.

-May 22, 2019, FlyBosnia added second destination in Saudi Arabia, Gassim Airport will be served once weekly from June 11 to August 27, offering 3.312 seats in both directions.

-May 27, 2019, FlyBosnia added third destination in Saudi Arabia, Jeddah Airport will be served once weekly from June 15 to August 31, offering a total of 24 flights in both directions with 3.312 seats on sale.

-FlyBosnia first scheduled destinations from Sarajevo is Kuwait City. Flights are scheduled to start on June 4th with three weekly flights on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays.

-Eurowings is adding new service from Berlin Tegel Airport to Sarajevo, from June 03.2019, this route will be served twice a week, increasing to three per week from June 30 to September 01 on board of Germanwings Airbus A319 aircraft. During summer timetable Eurowings will operate a total of 106 flights in both directions offering 15.264 seats.

-Flynas will introduce summer seasonal flights between Riyadh and Sarajevo. Flights will operate from June 2nd to August 30th, three times a week, on Wed,Fri and Sun, with Airbus 320 offering 164 seats (8 in business and 156 in economy class).


-May 30, 2019 flynas added two more weekly flights from Riyadh to Sarajevo,  for a total of five weekly flights in July and August.

-May 30, 2019, flynas added its second destination from Saudi Arabia to Sarajevo, Jeddah Airport will be served twice weekly from July 01 to August 30, offering a total of 36 flights in both directions with 5.904 seats on sale.

-Aegean Airlines will introduce summer seasonal two weekly flights from Athens t,o Sarajevo. Flights will operate from June 13 to September 14 with Dash 8-Q400 aircraft (operated by Olympic Air), offering 78 seats. Total of 56 flights are scheduled offering 4.368 seats in both directions.

-Norwegian Air is reducing its service from Oslo to Sarajevo. This summer season Norwegian Air will operate a total of 31 flights in each direction (62 flights in total) offering 11.718 seats. Last year Norwegian operated a total of 70 flights between two cities, offering 13.230 seats in both directions. At first airline decided to discontinue the route altogether but after a plea from Bosnian Embassy in Norway the airline decided to restart service as summer seasonal from May 25 to October 26.

-Norwegian is introducing new one weekly summer seasonal service from Gothenburg to Sarajevo, airline’s second destination in Sweden after Stockholm Arlanda which is served on year-round basis. Gothenburg-Sarajevo flights will run from June 21 to August 9. Total of 8 flights in each direction are scheduled offering 3.024 seats on board of Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

-Scandinavian Airlines is discontinuing its short-lived service from Copenhagen. Last year SAS operated a total of 28 flights between two cities, offering 4.384 seats in both directions.

-Swiss International Airlines is reducing its service from Zurich to Sarajevo from three weekly flights to two weekly. Last year Swiss operated a total of 186 flights between two cities. This year Swiss will operate a total of 118 flights offering 14.750 seats, compared to last years 23.250, a decrease of 36,5% or 8.500 seats less.

-Turkish Airlines is increasing its service from Istanbul New Airport to Sarajevo from 18 weekly flights to 3 daily (21 weekly flights). Last year during Summer flight schedule Turkish Airlines operated a total of 1.100 flights between Istanbul and Sarajevo, the airline offered 181.500 seats. This year Turkish Airlines will operate a total of 1.268 flights offering 202.920 seats. Upcoming summer season will see flight increase of 15,2% or 168 flights more. Number of available seats will see increase of 11,8% or 21.420 seats more
.
-Turkish Airlines will significantly increase charter flights from Sarajevo to Antalya. In Summer of 2019 the airline will offer up to eight weekly flights from Sarajevo to Antalya. Flights will operate daily from May 31 until September 21, twice daily on Thursdays. Total of 114 round trip flights are on offer with 37.620 available seats, representing an increase of 103% compared to the last year when the airline operated a total of 56 round trip flights, offering 18.480 seats in both directions.
-Air Arabia will increase its service from Sharjah in United Arab Emirates to Sarajevo from last year’s 210 flights to 286 flights this year, representing an increase of 36,1%. Number of available seats will increase from last years 34.020 seats to 46.332.

-Flydubai will decrees number of flights when compared to the same time of last year. Last year in Summer timetable Flydubai operated a total of 714 flights between Dubai and Sarajevo, offering 124.236 seats. In upcoming summer schedule Flydubai will operate a total of 664 flights, representing a decrease of 7,0%. Number of available seats decreased from last year’s 124.236 to this year’s 115.536

-Tunisair will introduce one weekly scheduled charter service from Monastir in Tunisia on board of its Boeing 737-600 with capacity to seat 126 passengers in all economy class configuration. Flights will operate on Mondays from June 10 to September 09. Total of 28 flights will be operated offering 3.528 seats in both directions
.
-Tunisair Express will connect one more destination in Tunisia, Tunis will be connected with Sarajevo with one weekly charter flight operated by Tunisair Express CRJ-900 from June 18 to September 10. Total of 10 round-trip flights are scheduled offering 880 seats in each direction (1.760 seats in total)

Source:Flying Bosnian

✈Flynas to launch Jeddah-Sarajevo flights



Saudi low-cost airline flynas will launch its second destination from Saudi Arabia to Sarajevo. Jeddah King Abdul Aziz International Airport will be served twice weekly from July 1st to August 31st. Flights will be operated by Airbus 320 aircraft, offering 164 seats (8 seats in business and 156 seats in economy class). Next week flynas is starting its first service to Bosnia and Herzegovina with three weekly flights from Riyadh to Sarajevo. Flynas will compete on both routes with FlyBosnia.

 flynas Sarajevo-Jeddah flight schedule
Route
Flight number
Flight times
Operating days
Valid from-to
JED-SJJ
XY 619
11:15-14:45
1---5--
01.07-30.08.
SJJ-JED
XY 620
15:35-21:05
1---5--
01.07-30.08.

Source: Flying Bosnian

✈Mahan Air to launch Tehran - Banja Luka flights



Mahan Air is launching a twice weekly service between Tehran and Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina) on 21 July 2019. The route will be operated by an Airbus A310 aircraft on Fridays and Sundays. Mahan Air's Airbus 310 has capacity to seat 188 passengers (24 in business and 164 in economy class).This marks the first time in history for regular air service to be operated between Iran and Bosnia and Herzegovina, also this is first wide-body scheduled service to Banja Luka International Airport. From July 21, until October 25 the airline has scheduled a total of 28 flights in each direction (56 round-trip flights), offering a total of 10.528 seats in both directions.

Tehran-Banja Luka flight schedule
Route
Flight number
Flight times
Operating days
Valid from-to
IKA-BNX
W5 1134
06:30-08:30
----5-7
21.07-25.10.
BNX-IKA
W5 1135
10:00-16:30
----5-7
21.07-25.10.

Source: Mahan Air and Flying Bosnian

Monday, May 27, 2019

✈FlyBosnia schedules Sarajevo-Jeddah flights



FlyBosnia opened bookings for its third destination in Saudi Arabia, Jeddah King Abdulaziz International Airport (JED), will be served once weekly from June 15 to August 31, offering a total of 24 flights in both directions with  3.312 seats on sale. This is the fourth destination for FlyBosnia (third in Saudi Arabia) after the airline announced earlier this month flights from Sarajevo to: Riyadh, Kuwait City and Gassim. The flights from Sarajevo to Bahrain should go on sale this week as well, the airline plans to operate two weekly flights between Sarajevo and Bahrain International Airport in Manama. 

Sarajevo-Jeddah flight schedule
Route
Flight number
Flight times
Operating days
Valid from-to
SJJ-JED
6W 103
06:05-11:15
-----6-
15.06-31.08.
JED-SJJ
6W 104
12:30-15:45
-----6-
15.06-31.08.



Source:Flying Bosnian and FlyBosnia

Wednesday, May 22, 2019

✈FlyBosnia schedules Sarajevo-Gassim flights



FlyBosnia added second destination in Saudi Arabia, Gassim Airport (Qassim International Airport) will be served once weekly from June 11 to August 27. The airline will operate a total of 24 flights, offering 3.312 seats in both directions.


Sarajevo-Gassim flight schedule
Route
Flight number
Flight times
Operating days
Valid from-to
SJJ-ELQ
6W 207
22:00-03:25
1------
10.06-27.08.
ELQ-SJJ
6W 208
04:20-07:50
-2-----
11.06-28.08.

Source: Flying Bosnian and FlyBosnia

Saturday, May 18, 2019

✈Bosnia and Herzegovina air traffic report for APR-19

Air traffic report for April 2019 for all four international airports in Bosnia and Herzegovina 







SARAJEVO




TUZLA




BANJA LUKA




MOSTAR



Source: Flying Bosnian and BHDCA

✈FlyBosnia schedules Sarajevo-Riyadh flights



On May 15. 2019. FlyBosnia has received all necessary permits from Saudi CAA to start flights from Sarajevo to Riyadh. FlyBosnia will operate daily flights Sarajevo-Riyadh beginning June 3. Flights are scheduled to run whole summer season until October 30. Flights will operate daily until the end of August, reducing to twice weekly until the end of October.


Sarajevo-Riyadh flight schedule

Route
Flight number
Flight times
Operating days
Valid from-to
SJJ-RUH
6W 101
18:50-00:20
1234567
03.06-31.08.
RUH-SJJ
6W 102
01:20-05:30
1234567
03.06-31.08.
SJJ-RUH
6W 101
18:50-00:20
—3—6-
04.09-30.10.
RUH-SJJ
6W 102
01:20-05:30
—3—6-
04.09-30.10.

Source: Flying Bosnian and FlyBosnia

Tuesday, May 7, 2019

✈Sarajevo Airport statistics for April 2019


Sarajevo Airport Terminal expansion (April 2019) 

Sarajevo Airport recorded 89.843 passengers going through its doors in April, representing an increase of 3,27% on last year. The number of aircraft movements stood at 1.069, down 10,31% when compared to the same month of the last year.


Source: Flying Bosnian and Sarajevo Airport

✈FlyBosnia's second Airbus lands in Sarajevo



FlyBosnia has received its second aircraft today. The aircraft flew from Goodyear Airport in the US state Arizona to Winnipeg, Canada where it made fuel stop before making the six hours journey across the Atlantic to Reykjavik, Iceland where it made another fuel stop and finally the aircraft reached Sarajevo Airport today at noon. Second Airbus 319 joining FlyBosnia fleet is coming just ahead of airlines full summer schedule with airline focusing primarily on incoming tourist from Gulf countries (Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain) to Bosnia and Herzegovina. 

The airline already signed agreements with tourist agencies in above mentioned countries for tourist packages to Bosnia where the airline owners, own many hotels and resorts. 

FlyBosnia has recieved its two digit IATA airline code 6W. Todays flight from Sarajevo to Kuwait was the first with the airlines new IATA 6W code.



Source: Flying Bosnian/Photos and Video by Klix

✈Bosnia and Herzegovina air traffic report for MAR-19

Air traffic report for the first month of the year for all four international airports in Bosnia and Herzegovina 








SARAJEVO





TUZLA





BANJA LUKA





MOSTAR




Source: Flying Bosnian and BHDCA