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.

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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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