|Aviolet operated by Air Serbia launches flights|
The Serbian national carrier has launched its very own charter brand, Aviolet, this morning. The Aviolet brand name, operated by Air Serbia, will utilise three Boeing 737-300s and will be used on charter services to Greece, Turkey, Spain, Italy and Egypt. The first flight with the new look Boeing 737 took off this morning from Belgrade to Antalya in Turkey. The Aviolet brand will be operated by Air Serbia but will be exclusively used for charter services. It will feature a more leisure oriented product and a relaxed approach to passengers, as illustrated by the blue top / black pants casual uniforms worn by its cabin crew.
The Aviolet branded B737s feature an all economy class cabin with the capacity to seat 144 passengers. Travellers will be offered a complementary snack bag with a sandwich, bottled water and a fruit bar. In addition, passengers will be able to buy extra drinks and snacks from its on board Sky Café. Furthermore, Aviolet will offer duty free products by Dufry such as cigarettes, spirits and perfumes for purchase on board as part of its Sky Shop service. Payments for both the bar and duty free service is cash only in euros and Serbian dinars. Air Serbia’s charter brand also provides dedicated check in desks at Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport’s Terminal 1. An Aviolet website has also been set up.
Aviolet’s baggage policy remains unchanged to that of Air Serbia. A passenger can check in one piece of hold luggage not exceeding 23 kilograms and a single piece of hand luggage weighing eight kilograms or less free of charge. Aviolet becomes the only dedicated charter brand operated by a national carrier from the former Yugoslavia. During the 1970s and 1980s, JAT Yugoslav Airlines ran charter flights under the Air Yugoslavia name.
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