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New MTU Aero Engines repair facility in Serbia

New step to further expantion of MTU Aero Engines MRO network with a dedicated parts repair facility, an investment in a location in the Belgrade region.  A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between he Government of the Republic of Serbia and MTU Aero Engines AG with regard to the company’s intention to set up a new industrial site in Serbia. The Serbian...

Serbia receives first out of nine H145Ms

The Serbian Minister of Defence AleksandarVulin visited the Airbus Helicopters Donauwörth site to accept the first H145M for the Serbian Air Force. In December, two H145Ms will be delivered to the Serbian Ministry of Interior. Altogether, Serbia will receive nine H145Ms, earmarked for the Air Force and for the Ministry of Interior. Four of the Air Force’s aircraft wi...

Air Serbia makes history with first all-female in-flight crew

Air Serbia, the national airline of the Republic of Serbia, made history yesterday afternoon when its first all-female flight and cabin crew took to the skies.  The special flight, JU314, departed Belgrade for Paris at 5.05 pm on 10 May, with Captain Vesna Aleksić and First Officer Mirjana Stojilković at the controls.  Looking after guests on the flight was a team of four...

Air Serbia and Air Seychelles Team Up on Codshare Flights

Air Serbia and Air Seychelles on July 1, signed a new codeshare agreement that makes it easier for travellers to fly to the tropical islands of Seychelles. The codeshare deal will see Air Serbia place its JU flight code on four routes operated by Air Seychelles, from Paris and Abu Dhabi to Mahé, the largest island in the Seychelles, as well as from Mahé to Johannesburg and Praslin...

Air Serbia flies into the Big Apple, with help from its friends Etihad

Its first direct flight from Belgrade to New York since 1992 New York // Air Serbia, the Balkan airline in which Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways holds a 49 per cent stake, has reopened services to New York after a 24-year absence. An Airbus A330 that took off from Belgrade on Thursday morning will touch down later today at John F Kennedy Airport after an ­inaugural flight that was regar...

Air Serbia targets more US traffic as profit soars

Air Serbia will build on Belgrade’s position as a strategic gateway to the United States as it expands its route network across the Balkans and the At­lan­tic this year. The airline, part-owned by Etihad Airways, on Wednesday re­ported a 44 per cent jump in its net profit for 2015 to €3.9 million (Dh16.4m) compared with €2.7m a year earlier. “Last year, we c...

Ryanair First Serbia Flights Announced

Ryanair, Europe’s favourite low fares airline, today (20 April) announced its first Serbia flights, with a new route from Nis to Berlin commencing on 4 September, with a twice weekly service which will deliver 30,000 customers p.a. at Nis Airport. Ryanair’s Serbian operations will deliver: 1 new route to Berlin (2 x weekly – Thursday & Sunday) 2 weekly return flights to/...

Lease deal with Adria Airways supports Air Serbia network growth

Air Serbia, the national airline of the Republic of Serbia, has signed an agreement to lease a Bombardier CRJ-900 aircraft from Adria Airways to support its growing network. The aircraft, which is configured with 86 seats and will be leased between the busy summer months of June and September 2016, will allow Air Serbia to expand its flight network with non-stop flights to Hamburg in Germa...

Portland-Bound Hellfire Missiles Found On Air Serbia Flight: Report

Serbian authorities are investigating reports that two missiles were found in cargo headed to the U.S on a passenger flight from Lebanon to Serbia, The Associated Press reports. The cargo containing the pair of "armor-piercing missiles" aboard an Air Serbia flight from Beirut was discovered Saturday at Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport, the AP reports, citing Serbian television. The missi...

Air Serbia records strong passenger and cargo growth in 2015

Key results in 2015: Passenger numbers grow by 11 per cent to 2.55 million Cargo tonnage rises by 39 per cent to 3,756 tonnes Total Available Seat Kilometres up by 3 per cent to 3.65 billion• Seat load factor increases by four percentage points to 71 percentage points Number of codeshare destinations increases to 78 cities Frequency increases on seven popular routes Air Serbia, the...

Air Serbia New York flights now on sale

Air Serbia, the national airline of the Republic of Serbia, has announced that tickets for its historic new service to New York are now on sale. The announcement was made by Aleksandar Vučić, Prime Minister of Serbia, during this morning’s opening of the 38th International Tourism Fair in Belgrade, the largest annual tourism event in the Balkans. The Prime Minister was accompanied by S...

Air Serbia Flight Reconnecting United States And Serbia Now On Sale

Air Serbia, the national airline of the Republic of Serbia, has announced that it will launch its historic new service between New York and Belgrade on June 23, 2016. The announcement was made by Aleksandar Vučić, Prime Minister of Serbia, during this morning’s opening of the 38th International Tourism Fair in Belgrade, the largest annual tourism event in the Balkans. The Prime Ministe...