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Adria Airways to add new service from Bern in the wake of the SkyWork closure (now cancelled)

Adria Switzerland SAAB 2000 HB-IYD (msn 059) (Etihad Regional colors) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 939608.

Adria Airways has made this announcement:

After the announcement of expiry of SkyWork Airlines AG operating licence and cancellation of its flights from Bern (Berne), the Star Alliance carrier Adria Airways will establish flight connections from Bern starting on November 6, 2017.

Adria Airways will shortly station two aircraft in Bern and ensure continued connection between the Swiss capital and major European cities. Bern will thus continue to be connected to Berlin (TXL), Hamburg (HAM), Munich (MUC) and Vienna (VIE).

The planned flight schedule is as follows:

Update: Adria Airways cancelled plans for Bern service with the resumption of operations by SkyWork Airlines.

Copyright Photo: The new Bern flights will be operated by Adria Switzerland (Darwin Airline). Adria Switzerland SAAB 2000 HB-IYD (msn 059) (Etihad Regional colors) ZRH (Rolf Wallner). Image: 939608.


Adria Airways to add new routes to Berlin, Brussels, Paris and Stockholm

Adria Airways (Ljubljana) plans to introduce two new routes from Ljubljana – to Stockholm and Berlin – and two new routes from Tirana – to Brussels and Paris.

Adria will fly twice a week to the Swedish capital, on Tuesdays and Thursdays. The first flight to Stockholm is scheduled for April 23, 2015. The first flight to Berlin, where Adria will fly on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, will be on April 24, 2015.

During the summer season Adria will again operate two flights a week to London, beginning on May 16, 2015, and to Manchester, from May 30, 2015 onwards.

Flights between Tirana and Brussels and Tirana and Paris will begin on March 31, 2015. Adria will connect Tirana to the Belgian and French capitals twice a week, on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Copyright Photo: Ton Jochems/ Bombardier CRJ900 (CL-600-2D24) S5-AAU (msn 15283) taxies at Brussels.

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Adria Airways retires its last Airbus A320

Adria Airways (Ljubljana) on October 21 operated its last Airbus A320 flight with the pictured A320-231 S5-AAS (msn 444). The aircraft has been returned to the lessor according to EX-YU. The carrier now only operates two Airbus A319s, six Bombardier CRJ900s and two CRJ200s which are being phased out.

Copyright Photo: Rolf Wallner/ S5-AAS taxies at Zurich.

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Adria Airways to phase out its last two Bombardier CRJ200s in March

Adria Airways (Ljubijana) will phase out its last two Bombardier (Canadair) CRJ200s from scheduled airline service in March 2015 per EX-YU.

With the winter timetable on 26 October 2014, adria will continue to serve 17 destinations from Ljubljana: Amsterdam, Belgrade, Brussels, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Podgorica, Pristina, Sarajevo, Skopje, Tirana, Vienna, Warsaw and Zurich. Adria will also continue the scheduled services connecting Pristina with Frankfurt and Munich, Tirana with Frankfurt and Munich with Lodz.

Adria currently operates a fleet of two Airbus A319s, one A320, six Bombardier CRJ900s and two CRJ200s.

Adria plans to wet lease A320-family aircraft in 2015 while a total of five or six jets will join the fleet by 2016 according to EX-YU.

Copyright Photo: Rolf Wallner/ A nice ramp portrait of Bombardier CRJ200 (CL-600-2B19) S5-AAJ (msn 8010) at Zurich.

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Adria Airways orders two additional Bombardier CRJ900s

Adria Airways (Ljubljana, Slovenia) has signed a firm purchase agreement for two Bombardier CRJ900 NextGen regional jets according to the manufacturer. A Star Alliance member with over fifty years of experience in scheduled and charter services, Adria Airways has been a Bombardier customer since March 1997. The carrier currently operates four Bombardier CRJ200, two CRJ900 and two CRJ900 NextGen regional jets.

Copyright Photo: Paul Denton/ Bombardier CRJ900 (CL-600-2D24) S5-AAK (msn 15128) of Adria Airways arrives in Frankfurt.

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Adria Airways transitions to a no frills carrier for the summer season

Adria Airways (Ljubljiana) is in transition. In order to stem losses, the carrier has started to transition from a full service airline to a hybrid “no frills” carrier according to Effective April 22, all economy passengers will have the option to buy food on board. The airline is also adding additional seats on its aircraft.

The flag carrier is still on target to be sold by the end of year. In the meantime under its new business plan, the airline will implement its summer timetable on March 30, 2014 with new service between Tirana and Frankfurt (four flights a week) and new service between Munich and the Polish city of Lodz (six days a week). Here are the highlights of the summer schedule:

Adria will operate a total of 181 scheduled weekly flights: 161 of them from Ljubljana to 20 destinations, 10 from Pristina to Munich and Frankfurt, six from Munich to Lodz and four from Tirana to Frankfurt.

Adria’s summer timetable for 2014 includes flights from Ljubljana to Amsterdam, Brussels, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Istanbul, London, Manchester, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Podgorica, Prague, Pristina, Sarajevo, Skopje, Split, Tirana, Vienna, Warsaw and Zurich.

Two new features of the summer timetable are the service between Tirana and Frankfurt (four flights a week) and the service between Munich and the Polish city of Lodz (six days a week).

During the summer season, charter flights operated by Adria in conjunction with travel agents connect Ljubljana with numerous holiday destinations, above all in the Mediterranean. Adria will fly weekly from Ljubljana to the following destinations in Greece: Heraklion, Thessaloniki, Rhodes, Kos, Samos, Santorini, Karpathos, Kefalonia, Zakynthos, Skiathos, Lesbos and Lefkada/Preveza. There will also be flights to Palma de Mallorca in Spain, Antalya in Turkey and Sharm el Sheikh and Hurghada in Egypt. This summer Adria Airways is again planning charter flights from Trieste to the Greek islands.

In conjunction with the other members of the Star Alliance, Adria Airways offers an excellent range of competitively priced connections throughout the world. The Star Alliance operates 21,900 flights a day to 1,328 airports in 195 countries.

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Copyright Photo: Paul Bannwarth/ For now, Adria Airways is retaining its two Airbus A319s but the seating will be increased from 135 to 144 for the summer season. Airbus A319-132 S5-AAR (msn 4301) touches down at EuroAirport serving Basel/Mulhouse/Freiburg.

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Adria Airways to start a new base in Verona, Italy in 2014

Adria Airways (Ljubljana) will establish a new base at Verona, Italy in time for the summer 2014 season. It will initially operate from Verona to Brussels, Vienna and Zurich feeding the Lufthansa Group of carriers.

Adria is already basing a Bombardier CRJ900 in Pristina and operating flights to Frankfurt, Munich and its Ljubljana base. The flag carrier has announced it will inaugurate nonstop flights from Tirana to Frankfurt on April 2, 2014 with four flights per week. In the summer of 2014, Adria will also be expanding its flights from Ljubljana to Prague and Warsaw according to this report by

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Copyright Photo: Tony Storck/ Adria Airways’ Bombardier CRJ900 (CL-600-2D24) S5-AAL (msn 15129) climbs away from Dusseldorf.

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