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Emirates touches down in Croatia


Emirates’ recently took off its inaugural Boeing 777-300ER flight from Dubai to touch down in Zagreb.

The inaugural flight was welcomed with a water cannon salute and traditional Croatian folk dancers, with more than 350 passengers on board.

Travelling on flight EK129 was Thierry Antinori, Emirates’ Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer; Thierry Aucoc, Emirates’ senior vice president, commercial operations (Europe & Russian Fed), Gari Cappelli, minister of tourism, Republic of Croatia, HE Ali Al Ahmed, UAE ambassador to Croatia and a contingent of partners and business leaders from Dubai, Hong Kong, India and China.

The flight was welcomed at Franjo Tuđman International Airport by a delegation received by Jacques Feron, CEO of MZLZ d.d. (Franjo Tuđman Airport) and senior airport and local officials.

The new daily flight will be operated by an Emirates Boeing 777-300ER in a three-class cabin configuration, offering eight suites in first class, 42 seats in business class and 310 seats in economy.

The service into Zagreb EK129 departs Dubai at 08.15am, arriving in Zagreb at 12.20pm. The return flight departs Zagreb at 15.35pm, arriving in Dubai at 23.05pm.