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Croatia Airlines reopens route to Mostar

The national commercial airline, Croatia Airlines, has reopened the route between Zagreb and Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, after more than 12 years.

The first flight will leave Zagreb on May 3rd. Afterwards, regular service between the two cities will be available twice a week during the whole year.

Zagreb-Mostar on Thursdays and Sundays, and Mostar-Zagreb on Fridays and Mondays.

A return ticket will cost 89 euros.

“This is truly a great day. I’m so glad that we were able to find a solution so quickly, so that we may witness an event like this. This is a time for our other projects to celebrate as well, especially the building and completion of the 5C Corridor, which passes through Mostar,” said Croatia’s Transport and Infrastructure Minister Oleg Butkovi?.

And besides the regular route with Zagreb, the Mostar airport will also accommodate flights from Italy for pilgrims headed to Medjugorje.

But the connections with the Croatian capital will bring more than just tourist dollars to southern Bosnia and Herzegovina, according to the Croatian Chamber of Economy, the area will benefit a whole range of businesses and industries.

“The Croatian Chamber of Economy is here to stimulate business and open up new opportunities via the Chamber with the economy in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and vice versa,” said the Vice President of the Chamber, Mirjana ?agalj.

In April, the Croatian Chamber of the Economy plans to open offices in both Sarajevo and Mostar.

Source: HRT

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