Emirates have announced that they will operate flights between Dubai and Zagreb from the 1st of June this year. According to a report on the specialized website EX-YU Aviation the world’s largest international airline will operate these flights on a year round basis. This will be the only direct connection between Dubai and the Croatian capital, and the airline will offer the flights on a daily basis.
And not only will passengers be able to visit Dubai but also the 150 destinations that Emirates flies to from its Dubai hub. Emirates' Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer, Thierry Antinori, commented that, “Emirates has had a commercial presence in Croatia since 2003, so to launch full operations is a natural progression. Emirates is pleased to have this opportunity to add such a picturesque destination to our global route network. We look forward to working with our partners and stakeholders in Croatia to provide our world renowned service to our customers on our young, modern fleet of aircraft. We are also committed to our contribution to growing the trade and tourism flows between Croatia and Dubai, as well as encouraging incoming tourism from the Middle East and Asia Pacific, where Emirates operates 45 destinations”.