New low cost flights from Croatia

Low cost carrier Belle Air recently launched a new service between Tirana and Zagreb. Albania's only low cost airline has already started the new service between Tirana and Zagreb, which operate three times a week on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. According to the airline’s website: "Belle Air commenced operating low cost flights two years ago with flights between Albania and Italy. The airline has shown steady growth since”. The airline currently boasts a network of 24 airports that connect Albania with Italy, Belgium, Israel, Egypt and Turkey - with Croatia being the latest nation to link up with Albania's capital city. Belle Air operates a mixed fleet, with 1 MD82, 2 BAE 146, 1 ATR42, 1 Fokker 100 and an Airbus A320. The low cost airline was launched in May 2005 and began operating flights between Albania and Italy in March 2006. As well as Tirana, Belle Air also operates flights from Priština.

Meanwhile the world’s leading low cost carrier EasyJet is expected to commence daily flights to Dubrovnik from the 2009 summer season. Final details will be made public in the upcoming month as talks between Dubrovnik Airport and EasyJet intensify.