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Airlines schedule changes for Rijeka Airport

Almost all airlines which have scheduled flights to Rijeka Airport, did changes in their schedule to this Croatian city.

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AirBaltic announced today new changes in its schedule for summer 2020. The seasonal route between Riga and Rijeka, which is active for many years now, was operating twice per week from May to October. The company decided to reduce this route from two to one weekly flight, and, instead of May 27th, the route will be active from July 29th. Flights will stop to operate earlier than before, on September 16th. The route will be operated with A220 aircraft since the airline decided to use just one aircraft type this summer season in order to reduce its costs as much as possible. New route which was announced from AirBaltic for this year, between Vilnius and Rijeka will not operate at all, same goes for route Vilnius - Dubrovnik..

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Transavia postponed its service resumption between Eindhoven and Rijeka for May 28th, with possible further cancellations, depending on the border status of both countries.

Polish LOT announced this past winter new seasonal route between Warsaw and Rijeka, operating once per week from June 7th. The airline did just one change, for now, service will start from June 14th, 7 days later than originally scheduled.


Ryanair did some changes on its routes to Rijeka, we wrote about it before, check here which routes are cancelled for this year. Air Serbia open booking for flights to Rijeka as it was originally scheduled, from start of May. British TUI, which started the first route to Rijeka last summer, connecting Rijeka and London (Gatwick) delayed service resumption for May 21st for now.. Croatia Airlines has an open booking on Munich-Rijeka route from May 18th, which does not mean that route will operate since that date, the same goes for other airlines mentioned in this article as well.. Trade Air closed its booking on domestic routes from Rijeka to Osijek, Split, and Dubrovnik since the PSO contract expired at the end of March this year and the new one is not signed yet. There are rumors that the new PSO will be published and signed from the end of this year, which would mean that domestic routes from Rijeka would be active again.. Eurowings also postponed service resumption to Rijeka from Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Cologne, and Stuttgart. Almost all of the routes were supposed to start in May, but that will not happen. Almost all routes are now scheduled from the beginning of June. Eurowings is the carrier that has the biggest capacity in Rijeka Airport and suspension of these flights will strongly affect Rijeka’s passenger numbers. Croatian Aviation got the information that Eurowings will keep just one route operating to Croatia during the May, between Cologne and Zagreb. Rijeka Airport recorded its biggest passenger number in 2019., more than 200 000 passengers went through this airport. Unfortunately, a positive trend will be stopped this year.

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