Meanwhile, the director of Serbia’s second airport, Niš Constantine the Great, says that he is “in contact” with low cost airlines interested in commencing flights to the city. Currently, Wind Jet operates low cost flights between Forli and Niš. Montenegro Airlines CEO recently stated that the new alliance between his airline and Jat Airways will allow them to expand services from Niš. During the 2010/11 winter season, the national carrier of Belarus, Belavia, will commence charter flights from Minsk to Niš in order to transport tourists to the nearby Kopaonik Mountain resort.
Monday, September 13, 2010
More low cost interest
Another low cost airline interested in Belgrade flightsThe Serbian Civil Aviation Directorate has said that it has held meetings with an extremely successful and popular low cost airline which is interested in commencing flights to Belgrade. Spokeswomen, Katarina Andrić Milosavljević, told the national newspaper “Politika” that the airline is interested in what Serbia has to offer to tourists. “They inquired about the facilities at Belgrade Airport and the most popular destinations from the Serbian capital. Every airline conducts detailed research before commencing flights to a certain destination”, Andrić Milosavljević said. She also said that no new airline has applied for a license to fly to Serbia during the 2010/2011 winter season but expects applications to be handed in during this month and October. The spokeswomen also revealed that the low cost airline Niki is interested in expanding its flights out of Belgrade. The airline currently operates flights from Vienna but it is being beaten by Jat Airways and Austrian on the route.