Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Belgrade anticipates strong charter season


Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport says it expects to handle some 250.000 passengers on leisure charter flights this summer. Services will begin this week, in the lead up to the Orthodox Easter and May Day holidays and will run until late October. As a result, the airport projects passenger numbers on charter flights to grow some 15% in 2016. Leisure flights to Greece will increase by 50% this year, with a new operator, Ellin Air, to join Air Serbia's dedicated charter brand Aviolet, as well Aegean Airlines, on charters to fifteen cities in the country. In addition, the number of holiday flights to Spain will double. New charter destinations served from the Serbian capital this summer include Parga, Lefkada, Samos and Lemnos in Greece, Burgas in Bulgaria, as well as the Calabria region in Italy and Tehran in Iran. Due to strong demand, a number of scheduled services will also see the addition of charter flights. These include Tivat, Athens, Thessaloniki and Barcelona.

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  1. Barcelona or Girona? AirSerbia or Vueling? Can u explain it closer exyu, pliz?

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    1. JU will fly charters to both BCN and GRO, while VY will be performing regular scheduled flights to BCN.

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  2. What about Turkey and Egypt? Nesma and Freebird ban as well as Correndon and Air Cairo forced reductions no doubt contributed to negative numbers in August. I hope that screw up does not happen again

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    1. I think egypt is not so popular this summer due to the downing of the russian jet by islamic terrorists...

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  3. Samos, not Samnos. New destination will be Preveza airport which is in the neighborhood of Lefkada and Parga.

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  4. Also Air Serbia charters to Madrid and Naples on April 29

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