Vintage photos celebrating the rich legacy of the aviation industry in the former Yugoslavia, published by EX-YU Aviation News throughout 2019.

Updated each Saturday evening, click on photo to enlarge.

Past volumes: 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018

Cabin crew in Inex-Adria DC-9 galley, 1976

JAT "Weekend in Spain" ad, 1980s

Osijek Airport, 1980s

Belgrade Airport, 1980s

Inex-Adria Airways ticket, 1980s

Zagreb Airport, early 1970s

Belgrade Airport under construction, June 1961

On board Inex-Adria's DC9, May 1976

Introduction of JAT's Adriatic Club Class on short haul flights

Split Airport, May 1989

Aviogenex Tupolev jet, 1986

On board Inex-Adria Airways, 1976

JAT B707 being pushed back at Manchester Airport, 1978

Niš Airport opening, October 1986

Inex Adria Airways taking off from Maribor Airport, 1980s

Zagreb Airport ground staff, 1972

Apollo 11 astronauts arriving in Belgrade, October, 1969

Jat Cargo ad, 1980s

Inex Adria ad for domestic summer flights, 1981

Ljubljana Airport, December 1963

Dubrovnik Airport, 1970s

Belgrade Airport, 1960s

Belgrade Airport, 1963

Zagreb Airport, 1960s

Inaugural Pan Am flights to Dubrovnik, 1983

Pan Am Yugoslavia ad, 1980s

Adria Airways crew, 1962

JAT DC-10 leased from Finnair at JFK Airport, 1987

Belgrade Airport, 1980s

JAT Canada ad, 1970s

Only Inex-Adria DC-8 leased from Seaboard World Airlines, LAX, 1972

JAT timetable cover featuring 1984 Winter Olympics mascot Vučko

Split Airport, 1977

JAT poster, 1988

Zagreb Airport, 1960s

JAT DC-10 above Yugoslavia, 1980s

JAT DC-10 on test flight, May 1979

Manchester Airport, July 1982

Ljubljana Airport, 1970s

Adria DC-6 at Copenhagen Airport, 1966

Split Airport, 1967

Manchester Airport, 1979

JAT cabin crew, 1960s

JAT ad in Greece, 1960s

Belgrade Airport, 1980s

Aviogenex crew steps off Tu-134 jet named Skopje, 1973

Dubrovnik Airport, 1989

Pushback at Singapore Changi Airport, 1991

Split Airport, 1989

JAT Convair poster, 1959

TIA DC-8 at Ljubljana Airport on charter from New York, 1974

JAT fleet utilisation poster, 1988

Split Airport, 1960s

JAT fleet poster, 1988

Belgrade Airport, 1970s

JAT Caravelle ad, 1960s

Adria Airways DC-6 undergoing heavy maintenance, 1967

JAT poster promoting new ATR72s, 1990

Passengers boarding a flight to New York, Ljubljana Airport, 1980s

Tivat Airport, 1980s

Queen Elizabeth II at Titograd (Podgorica) Airport, October 1972

Zagreb Airport, March 1970

On board JAT Yugoslav Airlines' DC-10 Adriatic Club Class, 1980s

Pan Adria Airways DC9 at Newcastle Airport, 1970s

Split Airport, 1967

Belgrade Airport, 1980s

JAT's first B737-300 on the assembly line, Boeing Renton plant, 1985

Cargo loading on a JAT DC-10. 1988

Boarding at Ljubljana Airport, 1970s

JAT ad, 1989

Arrival of JAT's first B737-300, Belgrade Airport, August 8, 1985

JAT Adriatic Club (Business) class ad, 1989


  1. I have some vintage photos that I can email you. Can you provide an email address that I can contact you at?

    1. Thanks. You can contact at

  2. Just found about this...ahhh those were the times. JAT was then greater than Emirates.
    Thanks for great content.

  3. Nice collection, thanks !

  4. Oh my brilliant thanks for that


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