easyJet, the leading European airline, continues to expand into the Croatian market with the opening of seven new routes from Croatia.New routes include four new routes from Pula to Basel, Liverpool, London Southend and Milan Malpensa. In this way, EasyJet expands the choice of Croatian passengers in connection with European primary destinations, as well as European tourists with Croatia.”We are very excited to launch seven new routes from Croatia next year, offering over a million points for sale during 2018 to and from Croatia. We expect a record summer next year, with more than 3.100 flights and more than 540.000 seats offered for sale to and from Croatia in July and August 2018. Since our first flight to Croatia in 2009, easyJet has transported more than 3,8 million customers , supporting the growing Croatian tourism industry.With over 46 routes from Croatia, easyJet is committed to making travel easy and affordable for our Croatian customers by offering them a wide connection with major European cities, whether it is a business trip, the so-called. city break trip or visit friends and relativesSaid Ali Gayward, UK Country Manager for easyJet.This year, the airline transported a record number of passengers to and from Croatia, ie more than 910.000 passengers, which is an increase of 35% compared to the previous year. easyJet now connects Croatia with six European countries and over 23 destinations across Europe, including Amsterdam, Geneva and Paris-Orly, and currently serves 46 routes from four Croatian airports, Dubrovnik, Pula, Split and Zadar.
FIFA is expected to expand the World Cup to 40 teams on a dramatic day in Zurich, according to multiple reports.The proposal should be ratified by FIFA’s executive committee later on Thursday – despite the dawn raids which saw two unnamed officials, reportedly Concacaf president Alfredo Hawit and Conmebol president Juan Angel Napout, arrested.The current quota of 32 nations started at the 1998 World Cup in France, with the eight-team boost expected to increase spots available to non-European countries.Europe currently has 13 automatic spots, with the other continents lagging well behind in terms of representation – Africa (five places), South America (four and a half), Asia (four and a half), North and Central America (three and a half) and Oceania (half a place). The final berth goes to the host.Should the vote go as predicted, the new format could start from the 2026 tournament.– Follow Joy Sports on Twitter: @Joy997FM. Our hashtag is #JoySports