After visiting the Peljesac Bridge, the Minister of Sea, Transport and Infrastructure, Oleg Butković, commented on the fate of Croatia Airlines. He announced that the Croatian national airline was “ready for privatization.”
The Minister added when asked by journalists about the privatisation project of Croatia Airlines that the “process was ongoing.”
"At the next session of the Government, or after that, a decision will be made by the commission, which will monitor the entire process of finding a strategic partner. The management has begun the process of selecting a financial advisor, so all preparatory actions or concrete actions are working, and we will see who are all the interested parties,” added Butković.
He concluded that there are many interested parties in the airline but what not go into naming specific companies. It was rumoured before that the German airline giant Lufthansa was interested in buying Croatia Airlines however nothing as yet has materialised from this news.