Ljubljana Airport: Brnik experiencing continued passenger growth

Like for like figures highlighting a 10.1% spike in passenger footfall during September through Ljubljana's Brnik Aerodrome translated into over 157,000 travellers using 3,183 flights, itself a 14.6% climb in services exiting and entering Slovenia through its primary, Fraport-owned airport.Over the nine month period to the end of September Brnik welcomed in excess of 1.13…

Adria Airways 2015/16 winter schedule

The numerous problems surrounding Adria Airways haven't prevented it honouring a winter schedule that sees few changes to its 2014/15 timetable, other than to increase the frequency of services between Ljubljana and Paris and a ninth weekly flight between Slovenia and Tirana, the Albanian capital.Adria also operate flights from the Kosovan capital Pristina where its…

Adria Airways: Southend route ends as timetabled; CRJ200 jet to be removed from service

The reinstatement of services operated by Adria Airways from Maribor's Edvard Rusjan Airport after a fifteen year hiatus have in the last few days come to a scheduled halt, its four month service connecting Slovenia's east with the Essex-based London Southend ended on September 29th.┬áThrice weekly flights linking Maribor with a southeastern airport chosen for…

Adria Airways: and then there were eleven?

With a fleet of twelve aircraft at its disposal this summer, Adria Airways has maintained a commitment to its existing route schedule and furthermore added services from Lodz and the eastern Slovenian city of Maribor. At first sight the evidence therefore points to a relatively healthy airline, indeed, passenger uptake has increased, heavily contributing to…

Ljubljana Airport hits the one million passenger mark

In all sectors and areas of life statistics have the ability to spin whatever message those who commission their publication wish. Whilst the numerical size of passenger numbers in the aviational field merely serve as window-dressing for vital positive exposure in a notoriously volatile sector, a modest year on year increase should be taken in…

Maribor Airport: negotiations ongoing with Wizz Air

Whilst Slovenia, the aviation world and the shareholders of Maribor Airport continue to wait for a formal announcement from flag-carrier Adria Airways regarding its future plans, if any, to develop services from Edvard Rusjan aerodrome or curtail them altogether, news of a possible deal between the Delavska hranilnica-majority owned facility and Hungarian budget operator Wizz…

Adria Airways set to announce future Maribor Airport plans

Adria Airways' long awaited decision regarding its operations from Maribor's Edvard Rusjan Airport has yet to be revealed, the overdue announcement seemingly allied to the future plans for its existing Maribor to London Southend route. A statement has for a while been expected as to whether Slovenia's flag carrier intends to extend the operational period…

Ljubljana Airport passenger numbers once more overtake Skopje

A resurgent Ljubljana Airport has regained its traditional hold over Skopje's Alexander the Great aerodrome, overtaking the Macedonian capital's facility after lagging behind during the first six months of 2015. Whilst all the indicators of passenger uptake in relation to aircraft capacity, overall footfall and net profit point to an ongoing upward trend, data for…

Adria Airways set to enhance passenger in-flight experience

In an unexpected move Slovenian flag-carrier Adria Airways are set to unveil some form of in-flight entertainment to enhance its on board passenger experience. Since the airline adopted a business model predicated on slashing costs and removing the complimentary element of its on board catering Adria has in many ways taken on the persona of…

Adria Airways: bids for airline expected during the next month

Slovenian flag-carrier Adria Airways continues to hoist 'business as usual' banners amid a backdrop of ongoing uncertainty regarding its future ownership. Recent data supplied by the airline suggests a 15% year on year increase in passenger numbers compared to figures for the first six months of 2014, equating to nearly 550,000 travellers being handled primarily…

Adria Airways: encouraging data shows 15% year on year increase in passenger growth

Amid heightened speculation regarding its immediate and long-term future, Slovenian flag-carrier Adria Airways has posted encouraging data for the first six months of 2015, seemingly vindicating a pursued business model predicated on operating leased aircraft and increasing the number of sites from where its planes are based.Despite claims to the contrary Adria have sought to…

Adria Airways pitches Maribor flights to Graz region

The reintroduction of scheduled flights from Maribor's Edvard Rusjan Airport has begun with a service Adria Airways hope will be the catalyst of one of more of its aircraft being based in the east of Slovenia, their route into London Southend seen as a precursor to future operations that majority owners Delavska hranilnica insist will…