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Tuesday, November 29, 2016

✈ Tuzla Airport cargo operations in November

Tuzla International Airport has finished another month of successful cargo operation. Turkish Airlines operated total of 13 outbound cargo flights to Istanbul. Approximately 845 tons of cargo was processed. All flights were operated with wide-body Airbus 330 aircraft.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

✈Beautiful panorama photo of Sarajevo Airport

Beautiful line up of airplanes at Sarajevo Airport, November 19, 2016.Photo by Ekrem Numić

Due to strong wind from south yesterday, airplanes could land, but not to take off from Sarajevo International Airport. Beautiful panorama photo was taken yesterday by Ekrem Numić when all the airport stands were occupied by different airlines. All flights were delayed from 30 minutes to 8 hours. First aircraft to land yesterday was Norwegian Air Boeing 737-800 from Stockholm Arlanda Airport, the same aircraft stayed at the airport until 17:20, when it finally took off for a flight back to Stockholm. 

Beautiful line up of airplanes at Sarajevo Airport, from left to right:
  • BH Airlines  (ATR-72 E7-AAD)
  • Flydubai  (Boeing 737-800 A6-FDT)
  • Germanwings  (Airbus 319 D-AKNP)
  • Turkish Airlines  (Boeing 737-700 TC-JKO)
  • Norwegian Air  (Boeing 737-800 LN-DYP)
  • Austrian Airlines  (Fokker 70 OE-LFQ)
  • Pegasus Airlines  (Boeing 737-800 TC-AGP)
  • Lufthansa  (Embraer 190 D-AEBS)

✈ Tuzla airport anticipate over 500.000 passengers in 2017!

Wizz air destination map from TUZLA
Tuzla International Airport will see major expansion of Wizz air flights from March 2017. Wizz air will base one more Airbus 320 aircraft at the airport. With two Airbus 320 aircraft stationed at Tuzla Airport,  Wizz air will offer over 600.000 seats to and from Tuzla in the year 2017. With beginning of summer schedule five new destinations will be introduced and current ones will see frequency increases. New destinations are: Bratislava (BTS) in Slovakia, Cologne/Bonn (CGN), Friedrichshafen (FDH), Nuremberg (NUE) in Germany and Växjö (VXO) in Sweden. From March 2017, Wizz air will serve 16 destinations from Tuzla (15 destinations are yearlong, while only one, Stockholm Skavsta Airport is served on seasonal summer basis). From April 01. to October 31. 2017. Wizz air will offer 435.960 seat. For the whole next year Wizz air will offer 606.960 seats on its flights from/to Tuzla. The airline is planing to handel around 510.000 pasangers next year.

Strongest market from to Tuzla is Germany, followed by Sweden. Total of 7 airports in Germany will be served and 4 airports in Sweden. Most frequent destinations from Tuzla in summer schedule will be Malmö in Sweden with 133 flights in each direction, offering 47.880 seats, followed by Gothenburg with 105 flights in each direction, offering 37.800 seats. The months with most seats offered are July and August equally offering 68.400 seats.

Saturday, November 19, 2016

✈ Successful year for Tuzla International Airport

Tuzla International Airport is on the way to record another very successful year, with over 300.000 passengers passing through the airport. Cargo traffic has seen huge increase, thanks to Turkish Airlines cargo flights to Istanbul. So far this year airport has processed 4.300 tons of cargo on 66 outbound flights to Istanbul Ataturk Airport on board of Airbus 330 freighter aircraft. By the end of this year airport will process additional 13 Cargo flights in November and 11 Cargo flights in December, bringing it to total to 90 Cargo flights for this year. Trend of cargo flights to Turkey should continue in the next year. 

On November 2nd Government of Tuzla County has presented plans for capital investment for Tuzla International Airport in coming months.Projects are worth about 7 million Bosnian marks (3,5 million Euros)
(click on the project link to dowload project presentation)
Wizz air started flights from Tuzla in May of 2013. and from that day until the end of October 2016 the airline has transported 714.042 passengers to and from Tuzla. 

 Source: FlyingBosnian

Friday, November 4, 2016

✈Sarajevo Airport October statistics

A total of 71.360 passengers used the airport in October, representing a small increase of 0,14% or 105 passengers more, comparing to the same month last year. The total number of available seats during the month of October was 101.282. The average cabin load factor on flights to/from Sarajevo was 70,45 %. Number of aircraft movements decreased from 1.051 in October 2015 to 980 in October of this year (out of this number, 744 flights were commercial). Sarajevo International Airport processed 370 tons of cargo in October, a decrease of 45,34% comparing to October 2015 when the airport handled 677 tons of cargo. Cargo traffic at the airport is affected by Turkish Airlines moving its cargo flights from Sarajevo Airport to Tuzla Airport.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

✈ Tuzla airport: photos of proposed terminal building

As it was reported last week, Tuzla International Airport will start expansion and reconstruction of current terminal building. Today, airport has posted first photos of proposed terminal building. Since airport will expand and combine current two buildings into one terminal, work to complete the building is very short, and it is scheduled to be complied by the end of March of 2017. New building will have much larger capacity and it will be able to handle 600.000 passengers per year.

New building front

New building top

New building front

New building front

Current terminal

Map of the new terminal and FlyingBosnian

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

✈ TUI fly Brussels Charleroi - Sarajevo flights from March 2017!

TUIfly Belgium will connect Brussels Charleroi Airport and Sarajevo Airport from March 31. 2017. Flights will operate twice per week on Mondays and Fridays with mix of Boeing 737-7 and Boeing 737-8 aircraft offering 149 and 189 seats. Flights are already bookable on the airline website. This is the first air link between Belgium and Bosnia and Herzegovina. TUIfly Belgium is a part of the largest leisure fleet in Europe: together with six other airlines which are linked together by the TUI Airlines alliance, which is part of TUI Group, one of the largest tourism groups in the world.

Flight schedule Brussels Charleroi Airport (CRL) - Sarajevo Airport (SJJ)

Flight number
Days of operation
TB 1991
TB 5991