Franjo Tuđman Airport welcomes the millionth passenger in 2019

ZAGREB, May 12. 2019. – Franjo Tuđman Airport recorded this year’s millionth passenger. Millionth passenger arrived 5 days earlier than last year.

A millionth passenger is Jela Ravnjak and was traveling via Croatia Airlines from Dublin to Zagreb on flight OU513.

“The system registered this year’s millionth passenger of Franjo Tuđman Airport on a flight by Croatia Airlines from Dublin to Zagreb. We would like to point out this occurred earlier than ever, which is the best indicator of the continuous growth of passenger traffic at our airport”, said Airport Operations Deputy Director at International Zagreb Airport Jsc. Hrvoje Bradica, highlighting that the airport achieved record results in April, an increase of 11% compared to April last year and from the beginning of the year recorded the cumulative growth of passenger traffic by 9%

“We are glad that the millionth passengers of the Franjo Tuđman Airport this year was recorded on our flight. Croatia Airlines connects Zagreb with 24 destination in 22 countries and with increase of the number of passengers on our flights, we also contribute directly to overall passenger traffic increase at the Zagreb Airport”, said Slaven Žabo, Director of Commercial Affairs of Croatia Airlines.

„I am surprised and happy. The welcome was excellent, even The Zagreb Majorettes were here. I did not expect this, I came from Dublin where I visited my friend. I love to travel so I will use this gift gladly”, said Jela Ravnjak from Velika Gorica who works as a doula – a woman, typically without formal obstetric training, who is employed to provide guidance and support to a pregnant woman during labour.

One millionth passenger was, together with congratulations, presented with gifts by representatives of International Airport of Zagreb and Croatia Airlines. She received a gift certificate by Franjo Tuđman International Airport and Aelia Dutyfree as well as two airline tickets from Croatia Airlines to destination of choice within their network.

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