Adria Airways: 2015 passenger numbers fail to offset rumoured €5 million loss

During the course of 2015 Adria Airways operated 17,931 flights from Ljubljana's Brnik Aerodrome and the likes of Pristina and Tirana, averaging out at a rather ordinary 58.3 travellers per flight. An aggregated total of 1,045,442 passengers over the 12 month period saw load factors marginally drop to 68%. Despite the 14% year on year spike…

Maribor Airport announces Express Airways services to Duesseldorf and Split

Maribor's Edvard Rusjan Airport has confirmed what it will hope to be a successful tie up with Express Airways(EA). Flights to Duesseldorf, the North Rhine-Westphalia city base of EA, and the Croatian coastal city of Split, will significantly mitigate the loss of Adria Airways' 2015 service connecting Slovenia's second city with London Southend.Scheduled to operate…

Maribor Airport set to welcome seasonal flights from Podgorica

Life has been much quieter at Maribor Airport since the initial flurry of excitement surrounding Adria Airways' reintroduction of services after a hiatus of fifteen years gave way to the almost inevitable shelving of the flag carrier's route into London Southend, with no guarantees of a 2016 reinstatement. Berlin-based aviators Windrose Airlines plan to operator several…

Maribor Airports: the race to introduce new flights for 2016 has begun

Majority shareholders of Maribor Airport, the trade union backed savings bank Delavska hranilnica, have secured additional flights for 2016 to somewhat mitigate the loss of Adria Airways' service connecting Slovenia's second city with the Essex-based London Southend facility.Whilst the loss of Adria's presence has been felt at Edvard Rusjan Aerodrome, there is still the possibility…