First flight to Greece opens the main charter season
With the first charter flight to Greece this year, Ljubljana Airport has entered the main charter season. Organized by travel agencies the most popular destinations in the Mediterranean and beyond will be available. The summer season 2023, valid until end October, will serve with charter flights to 39 destinations in 20 countries. The growth of charter traffic is encouraging. Already this year the number of passengers in this segment is expected to climb to the level it had been recording before the covid-19 pandemic. Over 150,000 passengers are expected to be handled on charter flights until end of 2023.
Connectivity increasing, some connections already surpassing the numbers of passengers from 2019
The flight network from Ljubljana Airport is strengthened in the summer timetable 2023 – it is possible to fly to 22 destinations with 18 regular carriers, and in peak season more than 130 flights per week will be available. Connectivity is improving with more frequent flights to important hubs, the offer of destinations is richer for re-established connections. Aegean Airlines is establishing new flights to Athens in June and Wizz Air will introduce a new connection to Skopje in September. In the period from January until April a 51 % growth of passengers has been recorded. With rising demand some connections have already surpassed the levels of passengers they had been recording in 2019.
Finnair back with flights to Helsinki
Finnair is coming back to Ljubljana Airport after three years. Today, on April 10, the carrier is re-establishing flights to Helsinki. It will be connecting Slovenia to Finland four times weekly. In the summer schedule 18 regular carriers will be offering flights to 21 destinations. A novelty will be welcomed in June, when Aegean Airlines is introducing flights to Athens.