Private croatian airline, Trade Air, which normally operates regular domestic flights in Croatia under the PSO program, based one aircraft in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from where its running charter flights to the leisure destinations in Croatia and Greece.
Trade Air signed a long-term contract before the outbreak of the pandemic with the slovenian tour operators. Flights are running from the beginning of July, from Ljubljana to 10 destinations in Greece and 1 to Croatia - to Dubrovnik Airport. This is the first year that Trade Air based one aircraft in Ljubljana Airport.
Trade Air is now flying on charter flights from Ljubljana to: Rhodos, Karpathos, Samos, Kos, Preveza, Kefalonia, Zakynthos, Heraklion, Santorini i Corfu. About Croatia, there is one charter route from Ljubljana to Dubrovnik.
All flights are operated by 19 years old A320 aircraft, which has a capacity of 180 passengers. The airline scheduled 9A-BTH reg. mark aircraft, called "Cecilia".
Tour operators from Slovenia (Palma Travel, Relax Turizem, Kompas Slovenia) are planning charter flights to Antalya in Turkey and Hurghada in Egypt, while the original plan was also including destinations such as Kuwait and Barcelona.
Booking on all routes is good, and probably will be even better in the rest of the summer season.
Trade Air currently has A320 and F100 aircraft in its fleet, while L410 is leased to operate domestic routes in Croatia under the PSO programme.