Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport
Ljubljana – Fraport Slovenija, the company managing the Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport, will get a new head next month, as the term of Zmago Skobir expires at the end of September. He will be succeeded by Babett Stapel, who is currently serving as managing director, Fraport Slovenija told the STA. Skobir will remain a procurator and adviser to the management.
Brnik – Ljubljana airport saw around 70,000 passengers in the first half of 2021, which is almost three times fewer than in the same period last year. An increased number of passengers was recorded in the last two months, and the airport operator is also happy with new links with Ljubljana being established.
Brnik – Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport has a new flight connection to Madrid since Monday, operated by the Spanish air carrier Iberia. It will fly to the Spanish capital twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays, until the end of August. Airport operator Fraport Slovenija would like to see the route become year-round as soon as possible.
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Brnik – Air carriers keep returning to Ljubljana airport as, after more than a one-year break due to the Covid-19 pandemic, a Brussels Airlines aircraft touched down at Brnik again on Monday. The flag carrier of Belgium currently operates three flights a week to and from Ljubljana, and the number of flights is expected to increase.
Ljubljana – Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the number of bus passengers in Slovenia more than halved last year compared to 2019. City buses recorded a 57% decrease, there has been a 53% fall in inter-city bus travel, and a 69% decline in international bus transit, data from the Slovenian Statistical Office (SURS) shows.
Brnik – A new passenger terminal was inaugurated at the Ljubljana Jože Pučnik Airport on Wednesday. The expansion brings 10,000 square metres of new surfaces, including more space for security checks and baggage handling, and more check-in points. Once opened for business on 1 July, the airport will be able to handle more than 1,200 passengers per hour.