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31/10/05/Winter timetable news 2005
Croatia Airlines:two more weekly flights Zagreb-Sarajevo, now 14 weekly flights on the route.
Alitalia: one aditional flight on sundays, now 8 weekly flights on the Milan -Sarajevo route.
Scandinavian/Snowflake is canceling one weekly flight Copenhagen-Sarajevo.
BH Airlines will have 16 weekly flights from Sarajevo to:  Istanbulu 7x(1x via  Mostara i 1x via Banjaluke), Zurich 4x(2x via  Banjaluka), Cologne/Bonn 3x(1x via Banjaluka),Stutgart 2x.
Turkish Airlines is decreasing number of weekly flights from 5 to 4.
WINTER TIMETABLE 2005/2006

18/03/05/Summer timetable news 2005
ALITALIA new airline at Sarajevo airport with daily Milan-Sarajevo-Milan flights with Embraer 145
CZECH AIRLINES  new airline at Sarajevo airport with 5 weekly flights Prague-Sarajevo-Prague with ATR42/72
GERMANIA EXPRESS(for Avio Express) new one weekly flight  on saturdays Stuttgart-Sarajevo-Stuttgart with  Fokker 100
FLYNORDIC(for Scand jet) one weekly charter Goeteborg-Sarajevo-Geoteborg  from 19.06-21.08.2005. with MD82.
Complete summer timetible

18/02/05/2004 traffic data for FB&H airports
Number of passengers in December is 25.117, increase by 13,8%.
Final number of passengers for 2004 for airports in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina(Sarajevo,Mostar and Tuzla)
- 2003 2004 Change in %
Total passengers
345164 406427 +17,4%
Departures 169455 184094 +8,6%
Arrivals 175709 222333 +26.5%
Complete traffic data

02/02/05/Air Bosna new name and livery
Air Bosna gets new nama and livery.Airlines new name is BH Airlines and new livery:
This just in:BH Airlines has chosen livery number 2, with changes in name of aircraft, instead of City of Sarajevo and City of Mostar,only name Sarajevo and Mostar will appear on AC.


24/01/05/BH Air Traffic Management System modernization
Europen Bank for Reconstruction and Development(EBRD) has opened a tender for a comprehensive modernization of the ATM system of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The proposed project entails purchase of air navigation, communication and meteorological equipment, software and training services to support the establishment of a new Air Navigation Services Provider which would take over the control of the intermediate and lower air space in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). The project will be implemented by the Directorate for Civil Aviation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BHDCA). The project will assist BiH in meeting its obligations arising from its membership of various international organizations (ICAO, IATA, ECAC, EUROCONTROL) and handling air traffic in a safe and efficient manner. It will also support BiH’s participation in the Central European Air Traffic Services Agreement (CEATS). The project will support the separation of the regulatory and oversight function, to be retained by BHDCA, from the service provision function, to be undertaken by the newly established Air Navigation Services Provider (BHANSP).Backed by a euro 12 million EBRD loan total costs for project are estimated to be euro 14.4 million.

24/01/05/Government passenger tax
At its today's session in Mostar the Federation BH Government has passed decision on “Federal Government Passenger Tax”.The tax of 20 Bosnian marks (10 euro) should be paid by every passenger leaving airports in FBH ( airports Sarajevo, Mostar and Tuzla ) on any regular or charter flight. The money collected is going to be used for development of civil aviation sector in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, mainly for Air Bosnia.

24/01/05/Government on rehabilitating "Air Bosnia"
At its today's session in Mostar the Federation BH Government has passed several decisions aimed at rehabilitating the Public Enterprise "Air Bosnia" Sarajevo - the Federation BiH Government Public Relations Office reports. At this session it was stressed once again that this important state carrier should be given all assistance within the legal framework in order to create preconditions for it to continue its operations.

20/01/05/Air Bosna to get two ATR-72's
Air Bosna has signed contract with ATR  to purchase two ATR-72's. Both aircraft(MSN 464 and 465) were build 1995 and were flown by Delta Connection in USA. First aircraft is going to be delivered in April second one by end of the June. ATR has agreed to train Bosnian pilots and crew(total 7 crews)  for this type of aircraft. First group of pilots will leave Sarajevo later this month followed by second group in February.Last week government of Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina has approved budget for 2005 with 1,6 mil KM (800.000 euro) for Air Bosna.
Air Bosna aircraft data and history

20/01/05/Latest traffic data for airports in FBH
Passengers turnover at airports in FBH(Sarajevo,Mostar and Tuzla) in  period January – November  2004 rose by 18,0% in relation to same period of  last  year.Number of passengers in November is 26.650, increase by 21,6%.
COMPLETE  STATISTIC  DATA

21/12/04/Latest traffic data for airports in FBH
Passengers turnover at airports in FBH(Sarajevo,Mostar and Tuzla) in  period January – October  2004 rose by 17,8% in relation to same period of  last  year.Number of passengers in September is 32994, increase by 7,3%.
COMPLETE  STATISTIC  DATA

08/12/04/Fly Bosnia to start flying
From June 2005, Fly Bosnia will aim to offer two flights a week from the United States via Manchester and London Gatwick to Sarajevo to meet high demands of customers seeking a choice of direct and more convenient flights to Sarajevo. Fly Bosnia will offer unrivalled flexibility and very competitive fares to Sarajevo. Flights to Sarajevo will include a full in-flight service comprising good food, complimentary drinks, daily newspapers, hot towels and reserved seating. Bookings made on the internet will benefit from a web discount on return flights only.Fly Bosnia leases Boeing 737s‚ aircraft from a company that operates a fleet of modern Boeing 737 aircraft.

30/11/04/Government plan to bring Air Bosna back to life
The government of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina has decided to accept a concept to bring Air Bosna back to life.The Air Bosna restruction plan was made by team of six aviation industry experts and representatives of the Federal Ministry of Transport and Communications.A brief statement issued by the FBH government saiys the expert team has presented an acceptable plan for the airline to purchase aircraft through financial leasing agreements.Earlier this year, Hypo Alpe Adria Bank offered a five million euro-loan to Air Bosna and the Government of FBIH for aircraft purchases and leases.

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