Croatia has a new airline connectivity service, European Coastal Airlines is starting the first ever hydroplane service in the country. Destined to connect summer beach goers with the country’s wonderful Adriatic destinations, the German-Malaysian owned carrier also announcer online bookings.
On Tuesday Croatia Airlines management and the CA pilots’ union mutually agreed on a collective agreement dispute we previously reported on. While pilots may now go back to flying, the airline authorities and flight attendants still are at odds over their issues. The bottom line is, Croatia Airlines has fliers now, but no support on board for passengers, planes will probably remain grounded.
As the Croatia Airlines strike heads into its fourth day Croatia’s Minister of Transport, Sinisa Hajdas Doncic (below) has said the carrier may go bankrupt if a restructuring plan set in motion is off the table. Meanwhile some 200 Railway Workers Union members protested outside government offices in St. Mark’s Square in Zagreb on Wednesday. By the looks of things Croatia is headed to EU membership carry some unclaimed transportation luggage.
Despite assertions partner carriers would take up their slack in the even of a general strike, Croatia Airlines cancelled 22 flights on account of aircrew and pilots walking out. Today is the second day of a strike versus the airline over layoffs and pay cuts strikers say they cannot overcome.
On Friday 3 unions connected with Croatia Airlines (CA) said a general strike by the national air carrier’s employees will start tomorrow if demands are not met. According to the news the employees are just trying to get benefits of an agreement already struck last year in a collective bargaining agreement.
National carrier Croatia Airlines has just received a capital boost of EUR 106 million from the local government. The funds injection has been approved just before the Easter European’s country would join the European Union as a means to avoid strict competition regulations. The funds will be given to Croatia Airlines as a capital increase […]
With Summer nearing an end the EX-YU aviation industry faces some tough decisions ahead. Former Yugoslavian carriers, now fragmented toward their own regional goals, may have to deal alone with insurmountable financial troubles.
In news from the Balkans, it seems likely there may be a merger in the offing, with reports suggesting that Croatia’s national air carrier Croatia Airlines are set to hold talks with their Slovenian counterparts Adria Airways to form a new pan-Balkan carrier.
Amid accusations Montenegro Airlines desires some kind of monopoly on the Balkans country’s airspace, CEO of the company, Zoran Djurišić, announced his invitation to executives of three of the former Yugoslavia’s biggest carriers, Croatia Airlines, Jat Airways, and Adria Airways, to a sort of summit on the Budva Riviera.
Croatia Airlines has started a new route that connects Dubrovnik and Belgrade on Monday.