Push to create new flag carrier gains momentum

Slovenia has been beset by poor air connectivity since the demise of Adria Airways in 2019 and has struggled to attract foreign carriers to Ljubljana with subsidies. After months of rumours, it appears a push will now be made to create a new air carrier based on studies showing that not having a national carrier has had a significant impact on the economy.

Commissioned by the Infrastructure Ministry, two studies presented on 1 June indicate the most appropriate model would be a public-private tie-up with a strategic partner and, at least initially, a conservative approach to the...

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