The landing of flight LH1414 Lufthansa in Zagreb today marked the 50th anniversary of the airline’s operations in Croatia.The celebratory flight is a plane on a regular route from Frankfurt, it took off at 12:40 and landed in Zagreb at 14:20. It is a modern Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft with a capacity of 90 passengers in economy and business class. Passengers who will travel on the outgoing celebratory flight LH1415 to Frankfurt are also provided with a special gift – gingerbread hearts – a symbol of Zagreb. “This 50th anniversary is a very important event for us and we are extremely proud to have been constantly present in this area since the first flight. But this success would not have been possible without the support and trust of our partners and passengers. We are glad to have many satisfied passengers from Croatia with whom we enjoy great trust and a positive reputation. Through our hubs we connect Croatia with the world and thus contribute to its development. “, said Mr. Bernhard Wodl, Lufthansa Group Director for Croatia, BiH, Montenegro, Serbia and Slovenia.”It is a great honor and pleasure to congratulate Lufthansa on this great anniversary – 50 years since the first flight to Zagreb. Lufthansa is our important business partner that accounts for a large share of our total traffic, in 2016 it was 18,25% of passenger traffic, and in 2017 so far it is 17,45% of passenger traffic, and we believe that a good business relations and such good business results will continue in the future, to the mutual satisfaction “, said Jacques Feron, President of the Management Board of MZLZ ddLufthansa’s Boeing 727 “Würzburg” aircraft first landed in Zagreb on August 25, 1967, on a scheduled flight from Frankfurt. From the first flight, this airline continued to increase the number of destinations from the region and the level of service quality, and long airlines from the Lufthansa Group started flying from Zagreb. Currently, the Lufthansa Group offers 147 weekly flights from Croatia. Lufthansa thus has 56 weekly flights from five Croatian cities to its two main hubs; these are flights from Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Pula, Split and Zadar to Frankfurt and Munich. Swiss offers a three-week flight between Zagreb and Zurich. Austrian Airlines offers 34 weeks of flights from Zagreb, Dubrovnik and Split to Vienna.Eurowings has 47 weekly flights from Dubrovnik, Pula, Rijeka and Split to Stuttgart, Cologne, Munich, Salzburg, Düsseldorf, Hamburg and Vienna. Brussels Airlines offers seven weekly flights connecting Zagreb and Dubrovnik with Belgium. Thanks to long-term cooperation with the domestic airline Croatia Airlines, Lufthansa also offers its passengers additional flights to Frankfurt and Munich.A wide network of destinations through the Lufthansa Group hub brings passengers flights to 308 destinations in 103 countries around the world. It is these connections that allow travelers to easily reach popular destinations such as New York, Miami or San Francisco.