2009/10 winter season timetable
Croatia Airlines

Croatia Airlines will launch its 2009/10 winter schedule on October 25 with 12 aircraft – 4 Airbus A319s, 4 Airbus A320s and 4 Dash 8s. Another Dash 8 Q400 is expected to join the fleet near the end of the winter season. Keep in mind that this is a preliminary schedule and as such is subject to change. Any changes will be brought to your attention by visiting the blog.

Frequency changes

As usual during the winter Croatia Airlines will completely pull out of some seaside towns in the country. At its main base, Zagreb, the airline will not be reducing too many services, unlike in previous years. Many services will be operated with the same number of frequencies as they were during the summer. More flights will be introduced to Frankfurt and London-Heathrow Airport. Frequencies from Zagreb will be decreased on domestic services. Zurich, Vienna and Sarajevo will be served twice daily.

New and suspended routes

Croatia Airlines won’t be introducing any new services this winter. It will suspend its seasonal services from Zagreb to Gothenburg and Tel Aviv. The airline will also suspend its 3 weekly flights to Barcelona, which was not a seasonal destination. Despite plans to launch services to Ukraine’s capital Kiev, these plans have, for now, been put on hold. The airline will cut all services from Osijek and Rijeka. Services from Pula to Dubrovnik and London will be terminated as well as services from Split to London and Osijek.

The following displays all of the modifications taking place in the Croatia Airlines 2009/10 winter schedule from Zagreb

DestinationFrequency Summer 09

Frequency Winter 09/10

Aircraft Summer 09

Aircraft Winter 09/10

Brussels76A319/A320Dash 8/A319
Copenhagen43A319/A320Dash 8/A319
Dubrovnik2522A319/A320Dash 8/A319/A320
London-Heathrow7 (1 via Rijeka)9A319/A320A319
Munich77Dash 8Dash 8
Podgorica53Dash 8/A319Dash 8
Priština55A319/A320Dash 8
Pula18 (13 via Zadar)16 (7 via Zadar)Dash 8/A319/A320Dash 8/A319/A320
Rome7 (2 via Dubrovnik and 5 via Split)7A320A319/A320
Sarajevo1414Dash 8Dash 8
Split2721Dash 8/A319/A320Dash 8/A319/A320
Vienna1414Dash 8Dash 8
Zadar1510Dash 8Dash 8
Zurich1514Dash 8/A320Dash 8

All frequencies are on a weekly basis


  1. Anonymous09:32

    Does anyone know the yield and demand for their flights to Skopje?

  2. Anonymous11:39

    one correction
    4 DHC8

  3. Another small correction. Skoplje via Podgorica using ATR is a BH airline route.
    -For the summer schedule 2 more Q400 wil be arriving
    - One leased 320 will probably be returned at the end of winter time table

  4. JATBEGMEL19:59

    OU offer practically the same amount of frequencies with 12 ac compared to JAT who has 16. Well done to OU and i cant wait too see what comes next summer. Im certain the Croatian and Serbian ministries will sign an agreement for flights between the 2 countries, with OU opening direct ZAG-BEG flights, maybe a JAT codeshare, with JAT operating to PUY, DBV and SPU, maybe with a OU codeshare :)

  5. frequentflyer02:52

    Not too much change to last year it seems.

    OU needs to get serious about wet-leasing some of its Airbus fleet during the quiet (winter) schedule. I´m sure there are airlines in Australia/NZ/S.America who would love to expand their summer/Christmas flight schedules Dec-Mar with an extra plane or two.

    @ PBY

    I understand that by returning the 320 and adding two DH8s they increase their fleet while reducing all-important ASKs (164 seats vs 152), but is there a need to keep 8 Airbus? And would their be a benefit in picking up another 319 secondhand to go back to the old 5 319s/3 320s?


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