Sarajevo International Airport is expecting to start its recovery from next month with Wizz Air opening its base at the airport with nine new European routes.
Also, FlyBosnia is restarting itsoperations with eight routes from Sarajevo. Majority of FlyBosnia flights will cater for tourists from Gulf region visiting Bosnia and Herzegovina. FlyBosnia flights from Bahrain, Doha, Gassim, Jeddah, Kuwait City and Riyadh are pre-booked by travel agencies specializing in vacation packages to Bosnia. The other two FlyBosnia routes from Sarajevo, Antalya and Hurghada are pre-booked by Bosnian travel agencies for Bosnians vacationing in Turkey and Egypt.
From June 21st Air Arabia is introducing its second route from Sarajevo, Abu Dhabi will be served three times weekly. The airline will also operate daily flights from Sharjah to Sarajevo. United Arab Emirates will be connected with Sarajevo from Abu Dhabi (AUH) 3x weekly, Dubai (DXB) 14x weekly and Sharjah (SHJ) 7x weekly.
Three airports from Saudi Arabia will have direct connections with Sarajevo this summer season, Gassim 2x weekly flights, Jeddah 6x weekly and Riyadh 13x weekly flights.
As we reported earlier this month for the first time in its history Sarajevo will have direct flight to the United States. Easter Airlines will operate one weekly flight between Chicago (ORD) and Sarajevo, using 238 wide-body Boeing 767-200ER aircraft. For the first time ever Sarajevo Airport will have direct flights to cities on four continents, Asia, Africa, Europe and North America. Total of 38 routes with 33 airports in 20 countries will be offered from Sarajevo this summer season (19 in Europe, 12 in Asia, 1 in Africa and 1 in North America). During the peak summer months, the airport will have 153 weekly departures. See tables bellow for detailed timetable analysis.