The Winter Timetable will come into effect in air traffic on October 31. Flights to 14 destinations in 12 countries, served by 13 regular airlines will be available from Ljubljana Airport. Despite still sharp travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the offer of flights is increasing, passengers are braver in deciding to travel and are starting their journeys well informed and prepared. The most recent addition to our flight network is the connection of flydubai to Dubai.
Actual flight schedule mostly depends on border limitations and other restrictive measures in particular countries as well as on the recovery of travel demand. 14 airlines currently offer international flights from Ljubljana Airport.
Ljubljana Airport is for the first time connected with a direct air link to the United Arab Emirates. The low-cost airline flydubai has established flights to Dubai, offering three flights per week to the busy hub, through which passengers can travel onwards to all parts of the world.
The exercise is intended to verify the compliance of the implementation of measures in the event of a plane crash with dangerous goods.
In accordance with the Government’s Ordinance on the method of meeting the condition of Recovered - Vaccinated – Tested (RVT rule) to curb the spread of SARS-CoV-2 virus infections, RVT rule is mandatory for all passengers, visitors and employees entering the buildings at the airport from September 15.
British carrier British Airways has reconnected Ljubljana Airport with London's biggest airport Heathrow. It will fly to the UK's capital twice weekly at first and increase the frequency at the end of August.
From August 16th 2021 on all passengers entering Slovenia are required to complete a digital Passenger Locator Form, prior to entering the country.
Due to an extraordinary event the traffic order in front of the terminal A and B will be changed today between 16:00 and 18:00 PM. It will be indicated with appropriate traffic signs.
The network of flights from Ljubljana Airport is expanded with a new destination. On August 2, the Spanish carrier Iberia established flights to Madrid. Flights to the vibrant capital of Spain will be available throughout August.
The Government of the Republic of Slovenia has issued a Decree on determining the conditions for entry into the Republic of Slovenia to contain and control the COVID-19 disease which will come into force on 15 July 2021.
Ljubljana Airport, which is managed by Fraport Slovenija, has launched their in-airport voluntary carbon offsetting programme for all travellers. Fraport Slovenija has partnered with CarbonClick to become one of a group of first-mover airports around the world to offer this solution to their customers. Carbon offsetting is available for all travellers, regardless of what airline they use.
With the opening of the new terminal the traffic order in the passenger area of the airport has been changed.
The new terminal for passengers at Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport opened its doors today. The first passengers entered it in the early hours of the morning. Thanks to the modern infrastructure spread over an area of 10,000 m2, Fraport Slovenija will offer users higher quality, a greater variety of services and a better working environment to rank Ljubljana Airport amongst Europe’s modern airports.
Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport is getting a modern passenger terminal. The new infrastructural acquisition has been launched with an opening ceremony featuring the Slovenian Prime Minister as the keynote speaker. The new terminal will open for passengers on 1 July.
The low-cost airline flydubai from the United Arab Emirates will establish a direct air connection with the Slovenian capital and Dubai on 24 September. It will be possible to fly from Ljubljana to Dubai three times a week, on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 3:15 pm. Tickets are already available for purchase.
Monday, April 12, saw the signing of an agreement between Fraport Slovenija and the infrastructure ministry on a government grant to refund the damage suffered by the company between March and June 2020 as a result of the epidemic. Jernej Vrtovec, the Minister of Infrastructure, also visited the airport, where he was given a look at progress on the construction of the new passenger terminal. The terminal is expected to see its first passengers in July.
To contain the Covid-19 epidemic, the Government of the Republic of Slovenia tightened the conditions for entry into our country. The new measures will be in force from 29 March to and including 11 April. During this time airport is open for passenger and cargo traffic, general aviation is limited by Governmental Decree.
Fraport Slovenija has passed an assessment of its measures to protect against novel coronavirus at Ljubljana Airport. We thus earned our Airport Health Accreditation (AHA) from the Airport Council International, joining the family of airports who ensure the safest health conditions for passengers and staff. This is part of our preparations for a major revival of traffic when the epidemic eases. The summer timetable is currently expected to serve 16 different destinations, while charter traffic is forecast to be busier than last year.
Next weekend sees the summer timetable enter into force. Owing to the epidemic, the onset of the summer season will still feature much-reduced services. Currently there are five scheduled airlines operating from Ljubljana Airport: Lufthansa serving Frankfurt, Air France serving Paris, Turkish Airlines serving Istanbul, Aeroflot serving Moscow and Air Serbia serving Belgrade.
From March 6 onwards Ljubljana Airport is connected to Paris again. Carrier Air France has re-established flights to the French capital. At first, flights will be available once weekly, whereas for the Summer Season the carrier has announced to gradually increase the frequency to five times weekly, if the circumstances are favourable.