Despite bad weather, 120,000 passengers at Split airport and ferry port this weekend
August 28, 2021 – Although the summer weather is gone, albeit temporarily, it did not affect passengers at Split Airport and Ferry Port this weekend, with 120,000 passengers expected!
Although weather conditions in recent days suggest that summer is coming to an end, figures from the ports of Split say the opposite, as 120,000 passengers in 190 planes and 16,000 vehicles will be spending there this weekend, reports T. portalal. .
Split airport reception and dispatch manager Mate Melvan confirmed that there will be a fairly good weekend ahead with 190 planes and 40,000 passengers, although a little more at departure than arrival.
“There is more pressure on departures than on arrivals, but it’s natural for this time of year. We can also confirm that the numbers are still high, the traffic is high. means we are heading towards a million this year. We will have the final results at the end of the month, ”added Melvan.
80,000 passengers and 16,000 vehicles will pass through Split ferry port over the weekend. There too, the departure of passengers to Split is more pronounced than at the beginning of the season, which means that they are leaving the island for the mainland, reveals Jelena Ivulić from Jadrolinija.
“Due to the crowds at Supetar, we had an extra line which sailed at 8:45 am from Split. As a result, we don’t have a lot of pressure from Split, and although passengers are still arriving, the truth is at one. Slower pace. Certainly the season is not over yet as the passengers are still arriving, “said Ivulić.
It is also interesting to note that as of August 15, Jadrolinija had a total of 5.3 million passengers and 1.7 million vehicles all over the coast, which is 85% of the turnover of the pre-pandemic 2019.
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