Split Airport anticipates for its passenger numbers to grow 18% in 2017 with plans to welcome 2.7 million travellers through its doors this year. A total of 85 European carriers will maintain operations to the coastal city this summer serving some 100 destinations. The largest number of flights will be offered from Germany, France, Spain and the United Kingdom. A number of airlines have announced new seasonal services to Split this summer including KLM, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Volotea, Thomas Cook Airlines, Azur Air and Jet2. During 2016, Split Airport handled a record 2.289.987 passengers, representing growth of 17.1% on the year before. This January, the airport saw 30.423 travellers, up 17.2%. The figure marks its strongest start to the year yet.