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Croatia Airlines begin flights to Istanbul after 12 years

19 May 2011 [10:40] - TODAY.AZ
Croatia Airlines began flights from Zagreb to Istanbul's Ataturk International Airport on Wednesday after an interval of 12 years.

Croatia Airlines' Airbus A319 passenger jet arrived in Istanbul Wednesday carrying Turkish and Croatian flags.

The passengers of the Croatian jet were greeted at the Ataturk International Airport with flowers.

Speaking at a ceremony to mark Croatia Airlines's first flight from Zagreb to Istanbul, Croatia Airlines President Srecko Simunovic said that flights from Zagreb to Istanbul would contribute to the friendship between Turkey and Croatia, strengthen cooperation and boost mutual tourism.

Croatia Airlines' flights between Zagreb and Istanbul would take place on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

/World Bulletin/

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