Wednesday, September 8, 2010

B&H to start Banja Luka flights

Banja Luka - Zurich
B&H Airlines is close to receiving approval to commence flights from Bosnia and Herzegovina’s second largest city, Banja Luka, to Zurich, the “” portal reports. Flight details are yet to be revealed although services between the two cities is expected to commence on November 1. B&H used to operate three weekly flights from Sarajevo to Zurich via Banja Luka with the ATR72. It is believed that the new flights will also originate from Sarajevo. B&H applied for eleven weekly flights between Sarajevo and Banja Luka for the 2010 summer season but were rejected.

The new service would help Banja Luka Airport which is currently only being served by Adria Airways from Ljubljana. Together with Banja Luka, B&H Airlines is set to introduce flights to Skopje and Amsterdam during the 2010/11 winter season.


  1. Good, I suppose that Adria is not that happy with their empty planes flying to Banja Luka so the government of Republika Srpska has to find an alternative...
    I do hope that this time it will be more succesful for them.

  2. Adria is very happy with empty planes flying to BNX, since entity government pays for every empty seat...

  3. Adria Airways Banja Luka passenger figures update:

    08SEP LJU-BNX 01 Pax
    08SEP BNX-LJU 10 Pax
    10SEP LJU-BNX 06 Pax
    10SEP BNX-LJU 10 Pax
    12SEP LJU-BNX 01 Pax
    12SEP BNX-LJU 04 Pax
    13SEP LJU-BNX 06 Pax
    13SEP BNX-LJU 05 Pax
    15SEP LJU-BNX 07 Pax
    15SEP BNX-LJU 02 Pax
    17SEP Cancelled
    19SEP LJU-BNX 03 Pax
    19SEP BNX-LJU 09 Pax
    20SEP Cancelled

    all flights operated with CRJ200
    48 Seats

  4. Does anyone know why did B&H stop BNX-ZRH flights at all?

  5. ^ Low interest and it was just a major nuisance for passengers from Sarajevo that had to land in Banja Luka on their way to Zurich adding a lot of time to their flight.

  6. JU520 BEGLAX

    Could you be so kind to post passengers figures from July and August for LJU-BNX and BNX-LJU operated by Adria Airways?
    Many thanks in advance...

  7. @anonymous...

    can t trace back any flight details... sorry
    But July/August was same....all the flights between 0 and 10 passengers....

  8. I don't know why they want to recommence those flights. Since Banja Luka and Republika Srpska has a complex of everything that isn't named Srpska (aka Serbian), they should just let it go and let them be misreable 'cause of they rejectal to cooperation.

    I'm not some kinda hater but this a fact that everyone sees clearly!

    Good luck to JA, but routing the aircraft SJJ via BNX to ZRH again? I would rather fly Croatia A. via Zagreb then...


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