With the landmark two-millionth passenger landing yesterday at Dubrovnik Airport the airport is going from strength to strength and is, according to a report on EX-YU Aviation, the fastest growing airport in the whole region.
From the beginning of the year until the end of June the airport saw an extra 157,000 passengers use their services compared to the same period from last year. Speaking to EX-YU Aviation the director of the airport, Frano Luetic, reported that “The reconstruction and development of the airport contributed to the increase in traffic. During the first eight and a half months of this year, passenger numbers have increased 14 percent. On August 3 we set our 24-hour record, during which we handled over 24.000 travellers."
And whilst the summer months are always busy at the airport the winter period has traditionally proved more difficult to attract flights. However, this year, this winter, the situation looks decidedly more promising. "This winter we expect to see British Airways, Aegean Airlines, LOT Polish Airlines, Trade Air, Turkish Airlines, Vueling and Croatia Airlines maintain flights to Dubrovnik," added Luetic.