The Slovenian airline Adria Airways has a wealth of experience spanning over 50 years in charter and scheduled air traffic. The Adria Airways story dates back to 1961, when it was founded as a charter company. In the eighties the airline started serving scheduled routes, and became a member of the IATA, the International Air Transport Association.
Today the majority of Adria Airways business is in scheduled flights; its network links Ljubljana with 18 cities throughout Europe and offers excellent connections to South East Europe. Adria Airways offers more than 170 scheduled flights each week to Amsterdam, Belgrade, Brussels, Copenhagen, Frankfurt, Istanbul, Manchester, Moscow, Munich, Paris, Podgorica, Pri?tina, Sarajevo, Skopje, Split, Tirana, Vienna and Zurich. Scheduled flights between Pri?tina and cities in Germany (Frankfurt, Munich) have appeared in Adria's timetable since December 2010.
The company's head office is at Ljubljana Jo?e Pu?nik Airport and it has representative offices in Ljubljana, at Ljubljana Jo?e Pu?nik Airport, Brussels, Moscow, Frankfurt and Zurich, and sales agents in almost all European countries.
In August 2004 Adria Airways was one of the first airlines to receive IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) Registration, which determines the level of organization of the company, its operating procedures and also the flight safety and security of the company.
In January 2010 Adria Airways became a full member of Star Alliance. In connection with their partners they offer access to a global network of flights on 27 airlines, which offer more than 21,900 daily flights to 1,329 airports in 194 countries.
In their 50-year history Adria Airways has accumulated a great deal of high-tech knowledge that they continually maintain and build upon. They have been contracting the expertise of their highly trained ground operations staff, maintenance staff, cabin crew staff and flight crew staff to foreign carriers throughout the world for many years. On behalf of Airbus Industry, Adria Airways' pilots have instructed A320 pilots all over the world. They pride themselves on their rich experience of working in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment.