Opening of the 2022 season of Brač airport, excellent results expected this year
April 18, 2022 – Brač airport’s 2022 season officially started last weekend with the landing on the island of the first Croatia Airlines flight from Zagreb.
Shortly after 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, the first Croatia Airlines airliner landed at Brač airport. Nineteen passengers were on the domestic flight, which opened this year’s season. Two passengers left the Brač runway on the same plane for Zagreb, reports Brac Danas.
Croatia Airlines will connect the Croatian capital and Brač airport twice a week, on Tuesdays and Saturdays. Departure from Franjo Tuđman airport in Zagreb will be at 1.45 p.m., while the plane from Brač airport will leave at 3.05 p.m. The first passengers at the airport were greeted by Bol Tourist Board Director Markito Marinković.
“This year, Croatia Airlines will operate flights on Tuesdays and Saturdays. There is an announcement of a flight from Bratislava, then Bolzano Bergamo and Vienna and Graz, which Croatia Airlines operates mainly for guests of the hotel “Bretanide”. We hope that the The season ahead of us, despite the events in Ukraine, will still be good. Our projections are between 80 and 90% of the tourism results for 2019. We will see how the season will go. It is difficult to predict at the moment. advance what the situation will be. However, the preparations are going well and we expect good tourism results,” said director Marinković, adding that the number of visits to websites and social networks had increased over the past few years. last two weeks.
During last year’s tourist season, given complex air travel, almost impossible due to the unfortunate coronavirus pandemic, the focus in many tourist destinations, including Bol, was on customers in car, that is, tourists from countries closer to Croatia. Marinković confirmed that drive-in guests will also prevail this year.
“The focus will be on guests from Slovenia, Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland. And here we will monitor the situation and see how it develops. Interestingly, Britain and France are waking up , so the results of these countries will certainly be much better compared to the last two years.”
The Director of Bol Tourism Board said that Hotel Vitar has opened in Bol and Hotel Bretanide will open to guests next weekend. Bluesun hotels are undergoing renovations, so they should open at the beginning of June.
“If we managed to be 70% last year, then this year we can be 80-90% tourist traffic,” Marinković concluded.
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