Next month Sarajevo International Airport is expecting to reach passenger numbers of pre-pandemic traffic of December 2019. Total of 13 airlines will serve the airport with 29 routes across Europe,  Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, and United Arab Emirates.

Wizz Air will station second Airbus 320 at the airport, introducing seven new routes from Bosnian capital to: Billund, Cologne, Frankfurt-Hahn, Hamburg, Malmo, Oslo-Sandefjord and Venice-Treviso. With the fleet of two Airbus 320 aircraft based at the airport, Wizz Air will position itself as Sarajevo Airport busiest airline, offering  46.620 seats on 254 flights to seventeen destinations during December.

 Also, next month Flydubai will be boosting its flight offerings from Dubai to 58 flights with 10.092 seats on sale. Swiss International Airlines will increase its service from Zurich from 16 flights in November to 26 in December, boosting its seats offering to 3.250 seats.

AIRLINEROUTEFLIGHTS
Both Ways
SEATS
Both Ways
Air SerbiaBelgrade463.036
AnadolujetIstanbul -SAW285.292
Austrian AirlinesVienna -VIE11212.992
Croatia AirlinesZagreb544.104
EurowingsCologne162.304
EurowingsStuttgart162.304
FlydubaiDubai -DXB5810.092
FlynasRiyadh262.880
FlynasJeddah182.880
Gulf AirManama101.360
LufthansaFrankfurt -FRA446.072
Pegasus AirlinesIstanbul-SAW6211.160
Swiss Air LinesZurich263.250
Turkish AirlinesIstanbul -IST8813.200
Wizz AirAbu Dhabi184.140
Wizz AirBasel142.520
Wizz AirBillund101.800
Wizz AirBrussels-CRL101.800
Wizz AirCologne142.520
Wizz AirCopenhagen244.320
Wizz AirDortmund264.680
Wizz AirEindhoven244.320
Wizz AirGothenburg183.240
Wizz AirHahn142.520
Wizz AirHamburg101.800
Wizz AirMemmingen223.960
Wizz AirMalmo142.520
Wizz AirOslo-TRF81.440
Wizz AirParis-BVA81.440
Wizz AirStockholm-NYO142.520
Wizz AirVenice-TSF61.080
    
TOTAL 858127.546

The city with the most frequencies out of Sarajevo is Istanbul with 20 weekly flights, followed by Vienna with 13 weekly flights. Countries with largest number of seat offers from Sarajevo are Turkey, Germany, United Arab Emirates, Austria and Sweden.

Top five routes – seats offered by the airline

 AIRLINEROUTEFLIGHTS RTSEATS RT
1)Wizz Air17 Routes25446.620
2)Turkish AirlinesIstanbul (IST, SAW)11618.492
3)Austrian AirlinesVienna11212.992
4)Pegasus AirlinesIstanbul6211.160
5)FlydubaiDubai5810.092

Top five routes – seats offered by the route

 ROUTE (CITY)AIRLINEFLIGHTS RTSEATS RT
1)ISTANBULPegasus and Turkish17829.652
2)VIENNAAustrian11212.992
3)DUBAIFlydubai5810.092
4)FRANKFURTLufthansa446.072
5)DORTMUNDWizz Air264.680

Top five routes – seats offered by the country

 COUNTRYAIRLINEFLIGHTS RTSEATS RT
1)TURKEYPegasus and Turkish17829.652
2)GERMANYEurowings, Lufthansa and Wizz Air16226.160
3)UNITED ARAB EMIRATESFlydubai and Wizz Air7614.232
4)AUSTRIAAustrian Airlines11212.992
5)SWEDENWizz Air468.280

With Flynas, Gulf Air and Swiss International Airlines extending its flight operating during winter months Sarajevo Airport  is on the right track to reach 2019 numbers next year, when airport handled record number of 1.143.680 passengers. According to  Eurocontrol projections, majority of European airports are expected to reach pre-pandemic (2019) numbers in the year 2025, while Sarajevo Airport will reach 2019. numbers in upcoming year 2022.

During the month of December, the airlines operating at Sarajevo Airport have scheduled 858 flights, with 127.546 seats on sale. The airport is expecting to handle 75.000 passengers in December.

Sarajevo Airport route map

Source: Flying Bosnian

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