Pula Airport to welcome first international flight this weekend

Pula Airport is without regular international flights since the beginning of the summer flight schedule (March 27th, 2021). That will change this upcoming Sunday, on April 25th.

S7 at Pula, photo: Nikola Kovacevic

From Sunday, April 25th, russian S7 Airlines will resume traffic on the Moscow - Pula - Moscow route. This airline will operate the route from Domodedovo Airport.


The S7 will operate on this regular route once a week, on Sundays, until end of May, with A320NEO aircraft which can carry up to 164 passengers. S7 Airlines is a long-term user of Pula Airport, until 2010 it operated on this route with larger Ilyushin IL-86 aircraft.

Ilyushin at Pula, photo: Mike Schulz

Another Russian airline, Nordwind Airlines, will commence traffic on the route from Moscow to Pula (from Sheremetyevo Airport) from from April 28th, also once a week until the end of May.


The company's flights have been scheduled every Wednesday, with B737-800 aircraft with a capacity of 189 passengers.


Two mentioned carriers will offer more than 7,700 seats between Moscow and Pula by the end of May.

From this weekend Pula will be connected with two airports in Moscow

As we reported earlier, russian national airline, Aeroflot, will also commence traffic on this route. First flight is scheduled to operate between Moscow and Pula on June 1st, with daily operations until September this year!


In addition to the announced two routes from Moscow, Pula Airport currently has confirmed flights of domestic airlines on routes within Croatia (Croatia Airlines and Trade Air), while german Lufthansa is expected to start operating on the route to Frankfurt soon as well.


In 2020, Pula Airport had 78,832 passengers, which is a decrease of 89.70% compared to the previous year when a total of 765,508 passengers passed through this airport.