Canada’s leading leisure carrier Air Transat recently launched its second weekly flights to Zagreb from Toronto. The airline is already operating its second seasonal service to the Croatian capital city Zagreb. The airline initially launched its once weekly flights between the two destinations in June 2016, and has now expanded the route with second weekly service because of the growing passenger demand.
Air Transat will now be operating twice weekly flights between Zagreb and Toronto for the first time utilizing its Airbus A330-200 aircraft, configured with 345 seats. The airline’s newly launched second weekly service will be conducted till September 3, 2017.The airline has however said that it currently doesn’t have any plans to make the route year-round.
Nicole Bursey, Commercial Director of Air Transat, said, “The airline’s new program of expanding to Croatia is on the track and has been going on exceedingly well. The response from our customers traveling between Canada and Croatia has been quite good. This is because of our top notch services and amenities. We are indeed quite satisfied with the present outcome.”
Bursey also said that the bookings by customers for travel between Canada and Croatia have been quite good. Moreover, Toronto is home to a large number of Croatian expatriate community. Also, Croatian travelers from both Canada and other European countries have shown keen interest.
Meanwhile, Air Canada has expanded its codeshare partnership with Croatia Airlines. The codeshare routes to be launched by both the airlines this season include Split-Rome, Rijeka-Zagreb and Rijeka-London Heathrow. These new routes will be complementing Air Canada’s existing codeshare routes though Croatia Airlines-operated flights from Zagreb to Zurich, Paris, London Heathrow, Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam, and also from Split to Zurich, Rome and Paris, as well as from Dubrovnik to Rome and Paris.