The management of Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport is largely unfazed by the 2009 result saying that in 2010 Belgrade will have the highest growth in the region. An official statement from the airport reads “At Nikola Tesla Airport travel towards European destinations has been significantly increased since the abolishment of visa restrictions for Serbian citizens. Travel to Europe has been increased by 20%”. The airport also released data showing that since December 19 travel to Milan has seen the biggest increase (45%), followed by Munich (44%), Prague (40%), Rome (32%) and Vienna (30%).
In 2009 the airport handled the most passengers in the month of July (308.710) and the least in February (130.687).