Press Releases

14.1.2021 - In 2020, Brno Airport checked-in 86,089 passengers. Due to measures to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic, this is an 84% year-on-year decrease compared to 2019

The successful year 2019 was replaced by the critical year 2020. Due to the interruption of commercial flights with passengers on board at all airports in the Czech Republic in March and subsequent government measures together with the development of the coronavirus situation, the airport checked-in only 86,089 passengers. In the final numbers, it is 84% less than in 2019. The worst period in the modern history of Tuřany Airport will end with a loss of economic activity in the range of 60 - 75 million crowns... more→

16.11.2020 - DHL Express launches a new air cargo line to Brno. Brno Airport will thus significantly increase its freight traffic volume

Two months after the opening of the modern logistics hall for DHL Express, Brno Airport also welcomed its first air visitor. The first cargo plane on the new DHL Express flight to Brno arrived in the new part of the multimodal complex in Tuřany this morning. This line will be provided by a Boeing 737-400F aircraft from CargoLogic Germany... more→

19.10.2020 - DECISION OF THE RYANAIR COMPANY TO SUSPEND THE REGULAR FLIGHTS TO MILAN AND LONDON IN THE WINTER FLIGHT SCHEDULE

Due to the ongoing crisis of aircraft transport as a result of the governmental measures against spreading of the COVID-19 virus, the critically low interest of people in travelling during the wintertime and unpredictability of the business in Europe in the future months, Ryanair company announced their decision to suspend the regular flight to Milan and London in the winter flight schedule... more→

28.7.2020 - BRNO AIRPORT CHECKED-IN 84% FEWER PASSENGERS IN THE FIRST HALF OF 2020 THAN IN 2019. LOSSES DUE TO REGULATIONS DURING THE EMERGENCY STATE WILL CLIMB UP TO TENS OF MILLION CZECH CROWNS

Increased interest in flying, a record summer season and a good start to 2020. The vision of another successful year in Brno-Tuřany took hold in mid-March when due to Government measures there was a significant reduction in commercial flights with passengers at all airports in the Czech Republic... more→

25.5.2020 - BRNO AIRPORT CAN HAVE INTERNATIONAL FLIGHTS AGAIN

The decision of the Government of the Czech Republic from 25th May 2020 allows us to check-in any international flights. We assume that this will be immediately reflected, especially in the field of general and business aviation... more→

5.5.2020 - DECISION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC ON EXTENSION OF THE EMERGENCY STATE AND SUBSEQUENT RESTRICTIONS OF AIR TRANSPORT

In connection with Government measures and the extension of the state of emergency of 28th April 2020, the operation of international commercial flights with passengers on board at Brno-Tuřany Airport continues to be restricted... more→

9.4.2020 - DECISION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC ON EXTENSION OF THE EMERGENCY STATE AND SUBSEQUENT RESTRICTIONS OF AIR TRANSPORT

Following the decision of the Government of the Czech Republic to extend the state of emergency from 7th April 2020, the operation of the regular lines Milan Bergamo (twice a week), London Stansted (daily) and regulations will continue to be suspended at least until 30th April 2020... more→

12.3.2020 - DECISION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC ON THE DECLARATION OF AN EMERGENCY STATE AND THE FOLLOWING RESTRICTIONS ON AIR TRANSPORT

Following the decision of the Government of the Czech Republic to declare a state of emergency, commercial international flights with passengers on board will be checked-in only from Václav Havel Airport in Prague-Ruzyně from midnight on Friday 13th March 2020 to Saturday 14th March 2020... more→

4.3.2020 - INTERRUPTION OF FLIGHTS FROM CRISIS PLACES IN ITALY AS A RESPONSE TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE COVID-19 SPREAD WILL LAST UNTIL THE BEGINNING OF APRIL

Today's flight from/to Milan Bergamo was so far the last before the entry into force of the regulation of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic, which was decided by the Government of the Czech Republic to limit air connections with the infected Italian cities from Thursday 5th March 2020... more→

3.3.2020 - DECISION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC AND ORDER OF THE MINISTRY OF HEALTH OF THE CZECH REPUBLIC ON THE INTERRUPTION OF FLIGHTS FROM CRISIS PLACES IN ITALY AS A RESPONSE TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SITUATION CONNECTED WITH THE SPREADING OF COVID-19

Following the decision of the Government of the Czech Republic and the regulation of the Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic to limit air connections with Italian cities, the regular Brno-Milan Bergamo route, which is in operation every Wednesday and Sunday, will be interrupted at our airport from 5th March 2020... more→

25.2.2020 - RESPONSE TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE SITUATION OF CORONAVIRUS SPREADING

The airport operator is in constant contact with the Regional Hygiene Station and the Medical Rescue Service of the South Moravian Region, with which it coordinates the relevant measures. Upon tomorrow's arrival of the Milan-Bergamo route, a doctor will be available directly at the airport for possible consulting activities for passengers... more→

9.1.2020 - THE INTEREST IN FLIGHTS FROM BRNO IS GROWING. IN 2019, BRNO-TUŘANY AIRPORT CHECKED-IN 543,633 PASSENGERS. IT’S A 8.5% YEAR-ON-YEAR GROWTH

The year 2019 at Brno-Tuřany Airport could be summarized accordingly: increased interest in flying thanks to the growing economic strength of the Czech population and the good security situation in the world, newly scheduled flights, a record-breaking month of July, a well-managed crisis with the Boeing 737 MAX and further overcoming the limit of half a million passengers... more→

29.11.2019 - CANCELLATION OF THE BRNO-BERLIN LINE

After yesterday's unofficial news, we received official confirmation today that Ryanair has decided to cancel the Brno-Berlin route from the summer flight schedule, i.e. from 29th March 2020. The last flight will take place on Saturday 28th March 2020. Although in April this year we tried to expand the offer of scheduled flights in cooperation with Ryanair, unfortunately, this route did not fully meet expectations on both sides and would probably not lead to significant improvement in the future... more→

1.10.2019 - BRNO AIRPORT EXPERIENCED SUCCESSFUL AND BUSY SUMMER HOLIDAYS. DURING JULY AND AUGUST, THE AIRPORT HAD A CHECKED-IN RECORD OF 230,665 PASSENGERS

Last summer Brno airport was used by 225 thousand passengers, this year more than 230 thousand. This is a year-on-year comparison of the number of passengers handled during the summer holidays at Brno-Tuřany Airport. July was even a record-breaking month in the entire history of the airport with 117,255 passengers... more→

19.9.2019 - BRNO AIRPORT INVESTED 13 MILLION CZECH CROWNS IN MODERNIZATION OF OPERATIONAL SAFETY. NEW "DEFROST" WILL HELP AIRCRAFT COMBAT WITH SNOW AND ICE

Up to a height of sixteen meters, the airport technician can pick up a new vehicle for de-icing and anti-icing treatment of aircraft, which in recent days has strengthened the team of aircraft ground check-in staff at Brno-Tuřany Airport. Thanks to a new investment of 13 million crowns, the airport has one of the most modern equipments of its kind, which is able to quickly and efficiently mix and then apply the optimal de-icing mixture to the surface of the aircraft according to current weather conditions... more→

28.8.2019 - THE AIRPORT EXPERIENCED A RECORD MONTH AND TOGETHER WITH KIWI.COM WORKED ON NEW LINES AND PUBLICITY OF THE CITY AND THE ENTIRE REGION

People in Moscow and Barcelona, for example, are often looking for flights to Brno. The first joint campaign with Kiwi.com showed Brno and South Moravia as an attractive destination for more than three million people worldwide, and in July a record 117,255 passengers were checked-in in one month... more→

11.7.2019 - BRNO AIRPORT HAD SUCCESSFUL SIX MONTHS. THE NUMBER OF PASSENGERS CHECKED-IN INCREASED BY 18% YEAR-TO-YEAR, EXCEEDING TO 170 THOUSAND

170,510! That is the exact number of checked-in passengers who passed through the gates of Brno Airport in the first half of this year. Compared to the record year of 2018, this is an 18% increase, for which the airport owes mainly to new and well-flowing regular flights to Milan and Berlin... more→

14.5.2019 - BRNO AIRPORT STARTED THE SUMMER SEASON. EVEN THROUGH THE BOEING CRISIS, THE REGULAR LINES HAVE COMPLETED HUNDREDS OF FLIGHTS TO ATTRACTIVE DESTINATIONS

Greece, Bulgaria or Egypt are the most frequent destinations for passengers from Brno-Tuřany Airport every year. It was the holiday trips that 55% of the population from the surrounding area identified in a recent research as a significant benefit of Brno Airport... more→

2.4.2019 - FROM TODAY A NEW REGULAR LINE TO BERLIN FLYES FROM BRNO

From today, 2nd April 2019, Brno and Berlin will be connected twice a week by a new scheduled airline. It will fly from Brno-Tuřany to Berlin Schönefeld Airport as part of Ryanair's summer flight schedule for 2019... more→

6.2.2019 - BRNO AIRPORT CHECKED-IN OVER HALF A MILLION PASSENGERS LAST YEAR. GREECE REMAINS THE MOST POPULAR DESTINATION AND FROM APRIL YOU WILL BE ABLE TO FLY TO BERLIN

Brno-Tuřany Airport experienced a record-breaking year last year, when after six years it again exceeded the limit of half a million checked-in passengers. Most flights took place during the summer holidays, when over 225,000 people passed through Brno Airport in two months... more→

27.11.2018 - ALMOST 450 THOUSAND PASSENGERS PASSED BRNO AIRPORT IN THE SUMMER SEASON 2018

During the three strongest months, the number of checked-in passengers increased by more than 20% compared to last year. During the holidays, thanks to the interest in air transport to holiday destinations, there was a historical record in the number of transported passengers in one month... more→

6.11.2018 - Ryanair LAUNCHES NEW BRNO TO BERLIN route

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (6 Nov) announced a new route from Brno to Berlin Schönefeld, with a twice-weekly service commencing in April 2019... more→

29.10.2018 - THE NEW BRNO - MILAN BERGAMO LINE STARTED WITH ITS FIRST FLIGHT

On Sunday evening, on the date of the centenary of the founding of Czechoslovakia, a new regular flight Brno - Milan Bergamo started with the first departure from Brno Airport. In the first flight, 159 passengers flew to Italy and 181 of them arrived from Bergamo. The Ryanair line flies every Sunday and Wednesday and the price of a return ticket starts at CZK 518... more→

16.10.2018 - BRNO AIRPORT SELLS TICKETS IN COOPERATION WITH KIWI.COM

Brno Airport has started cooperating on the sale of tickets with the global finder and the top Brno start-up company Kiwi.com. Visitors to the airport's website at www.brno-airport.cz and www.letistebrno.cz can now conveniently buy advantageous connecting tickets to world destinations... more→

30.8.2018 - BRNO AIRPORT ACCELERATES PASSENGER CHECK-IN. ACQUIRES NEW TECHNIQUE FOR SECURITY CHECKS

Brno Airport invests in security technology. This speeds up check-in of passengers and responds to the growing demand for air transport. Already in July, with 115,000 passengers, the history of Brno Airport was a record in terms of the number of people checked in in one month. At the same time, the airport expects the number of passengers to continue to grow... more→

10.8.2018 - BRNO AIRPORT PARKING AREAS

Brno Airport is investing in the capacity of the car park at the terminal. The existing more than 1,100 parking spaces are growing by third. The construction work is planned so passengers can gradually start using the parking spaces... more→

7.8.2018 - BRNO AIRPORT CHECKED-IN MOST PASSENGERS HISTORICALLY IN ONE MONTH

In July, Brno Airport checked-in the most passengers in its history. Over 115,000 people passed through the airport. This confirmed the announced increase, the airport was used by 21% more passengers than in the same period last year. At that time, it was about 95 thousand passengers, to be more specific, 95,183... more→

13.7.2018 - RYANAIR LAUNCHES NEW BRNO ROUTE TO MILAN BERGAMO

Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (13 July) announced a new Brno route to/from Milan Bergamo, with a twice-weekly service commencing in October 2018, which will be a part of Ryanair’s Winter 18 schedule... more→

10.7.2018 - THIS YEAR'S SUMMER HOLIDAYS COULD BE UP TO 30% MORE SUCCESSFUL THAN THE LAST ONE

During this summer holiday, up to 30% more aircraft with passengers will land at Brno Airport than last year. This is based on the fact that there are over 180 flights more in July and August alone than there were during last year's holidays... more→

5.6.2018 - THERE WILL BE NO COLLAPSE. BRNO AIRPORT WILL BE CONNECTED WITH THE CITY BY A NEW SUBSTITUTE ROAD

Brno Airport invests in the construction of a new road from the airport to the city. At the peak of this summer season, it will strengthen the capacity of the currently repaired Evropská Street, where is a shuttle service because of an urgent repair of the railway bridge... more→

26.4.2018 - ESTABLISHMENT OF THE MORAVIA GSA TRADING COMPANY

Today, the South Moravia Region Council decided to establish the Moravia GSA trading company, as a subsidiary of the Jihomoravská rozvojová společnost, in which Brno Airport will have a 55% share and Jihomoravská rozvojová company a 45% share... more→

9.4.2018 - BRNO AIRPORT INVESTS 30 MILLION IN SECURITY AND COMFORT

Governor of South Moravian Region Šimek christened a new fire truck - even with the facilities, it cost 10 million Czech crowns. Larger passport control capacity, new X-rays and detectors - it cost almost 20 million Czech crowns. Investments in building modifications of the airport cost another 10 million Czech crowns... more→

29.3.2018 - TERMINATION OF NEGOTIATIONS WITH BLUE AIR COMPANY

According to a report from the South Moravian Region, no agreement was reached with Blue Air company to start scheduled flights from Brno Airport to previously announced destinations, and negotiations were concluded... more→

16.3.2018 - INFORMATION ABOUT BLUE AIRS PLANNED FLIGHTS

According to information from the Jihomoravská rozvojová společnost, ticket sales to previously announced destinations are being postponed. Due to these circumstances, the region is also considering other options, including negotiations with other airlines... more→

9.3.2018 - NEW INFORMATION ABOUT HOLIDAY DESTINATIONS IN THE SUMMER OF 2018

Exotic RAS AL KHAIMAH in the United Arab Emirates, Spanish MURCIA, or FUERTEVENTURA in the Canary Islands. These are the new destinations in this year's charter transport from Brno Airport. This opens up new possibilities for passengers to go not only for relaxation but also for adventure... more→

28.2.2018 - INFORMATION ABOUT BLUE AIR PLANNED FLIGHTS

Based on many questions about BLUE AIR Moravia airline planned flights, BRNO AIRPORT brings you this statement as the operator of the Brno Airport. Brno Airport company does not influence the negotiations with Blue Air Moravia company. Brno Airport is only prepared to provide needed infrastructure to new airlines, thus facility of the airport... more→

19.1.2018 - BRNO AIRPORT CHECKED-IN 52.5 THOUSAND MORE PASSENGERS THAN LAST YEAR

The popularity of passengers travelling from international Brno-Tuřany Airport is still growing. Last year there were 470 thousand travellers, while a year before it was 418 thousand. The demand increased thanks to summer charter destinations. During the summer season, the airport served more than 260 thousand passengers... more→

9.1.2018 - INFORMATION ABOUT PLANNED FLIGHTS BY BLUE AIR AIRLINE

In relation to the planned launch of scheduled flights by Blue Air airline from Brno Airport (mentioned here) and due to the increased number of questions from our clients, we publish a statement by Mr Daniel Mahovský, the Executive Director of Jihomoravská rozvojová, s.r.o... more→

14.12.2017 - FROM BRNO AIRPORT TO FIVE NEW DESTINATIONS

Milano, Roma, Barcelona, Brussels, Lviv with the all-year operation, and from June – September also Split and Dubrovnik. Those are the new destination, where passengers from Brno Airport can fly from next year. Representatives of South Moravian Region on their meeting on 14th of December 2017 made a huge step into developing air transportation of the region... more→

22.11.2017 - BRNO AIRPORT WILL CHECK-IN 460,000 PASSENGERS THIS YEAR

Brno Airport estimates checking-in roughly 460,000 passengers, indicated by current results. Compared to last year the number of passengers increases by 10%. The majority of this increase is caused by charter flights, which increased by one quarter during the summer season. A slight increase was also recorded on scheduled flights... more→

10.11.2017 - BRNO AIRPORT CHANGES ITS OWNER. THE AIRPORT BECAME A PART OF ACCOLADE GROUP

Brno Airport changes its owner. Newly it became a part of Accolade investment company. Existing owner of the company Letiště Brno a. s., who has the right for long term lease of international Brno-Tuřany Airport, signed a contract with the Accolade Group on Thursday... more→

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