STA, 1 May 2021 - Ljubljana will be connected to Brussels with regular flights during Slovenia's presidency of the Council of the EU in the second half of the year. The routes will be operated by carriers Brussels Airlines and Wizzair, Slovenia's permanent representation in Brussels has said.
Between 31 May and 30 October, Brussels Airlines will be operating six flights a week between the Jože Pučnik Airport Ljubljana and the Brussels Zaventem airport. The carrier will fly every day of the week bar Saturday.
Wizzair will be flying between the Jože Pučnik and the Charleroi airports every Monday and Thursday as of 31 May.
After traffic to and from the Ljubljana airport was slashed by the coronavirus pandemic and no direct routes to Brussels have been re-established, the government has made a considerable effort to ensure good connectivity during the presidency.
The press release also said that they were now working on securing flights to Brussels at appropriate hours of day, as well as to other destinations across Europe.