The airport has enjoyed a flurry of new airlines since Schengen visa restrictions were abolished for Serbian passport holders in mid December last year. New airlines include Spanair, airBaltic, Wizz Air and Cimber Sterling. However, British Airways recently terminated flights to Belgrade while Wizz Air will set up its 13th base at the airport on April 1, 2011.
Sunday, December 5, 2010
Belgrade traffic surpasses 2009
Belgrade reports passenger increaseBelgrade Nikola Tesla Airport handled 182.651 passengers in November, up from 146.859 the same month last year. As a result Belgrade has secured a 24.3% monthly increase. So far this year, Serbia’s main airport has welcomed 2.506.381 passengers and has already surpassed 2009’s end of year result. The airport is on course to beat the extremely successful year of 2008 when it handled 2.650.000 passengers. In the first 3 days of December, the airport has seen a 30% passenger jump.