Adria Airways is the Slovenian national airline. Adria operates to scheduled destinations throughout Europe. It is a Star Alliance member since 2004 and a Lufthansa partner since 1996. Its main hub is Ljubljana Airport.
The airline was founded in 1961 as Adria Aviopromet (Adria Airways). In 1968 Adria changed its name from Adria Aviopromet to Inex-Adria Aviopromet (Inex-Adria Airways). In 1986 Adria became an independent company and changed its name to Adria Airways. In the 1990s Adria transformed itself into a scheduled operator.