Air Serbia in 2016: 2.62 millions of passengers and long-haul flights
In 2016, Air Serbia has launched 5 new routes, including Belgrade - New York!
2016 was a very good year for Air Serbia. After privatization and rebranding of 2013, the Serbian carrier has gone through a series of positive transformations.
2.62 million passengers carried in 2016
After a hard time and many sacrifices, Air Serbia begins to reap the fruits. The number of passengers increased from year to year. In 2016, they were transported 2.62 million passengers, with 3% more than 2015. Aircraft loading increased to 72.4% (70.7% to 2015).
The operational network was expanded with 5 new routes. But the most important moment of the year 2016 were: the inauguration of the Belgrade - New York route and the reception of an Airbus A330-200 aircraft. Take advantage of the offer: Bucharest - New York from 179 EURO / segment!
Airbus A330-200 in the Air Serbia fleet
Air Serbia fleet has reached 21 of aircraft operational: 8 x A319; 2 x A320; 1 x A330; 6 x ATR 72; 4 x 737. On order it has 10 Airbus A320neo aircraft, which are to be received during the period 2018 - 2020.
The operational network has grown to 44 of destinations, the 5 new routes launched being: New York (USA); St. Petersburg in Russia, Kiev in Ukraine, Hamburg in Germany and Ohrid in Macedonia.
In 2016, Air Serbia and Aviolet (a charter company) operated 33 171 of flights (1 213 charter flights operated by Aviolet in the summer season).
Dane Kondic, Chief Executive Officer of Air Serbia, is pleased with the evolution of the air carrier in 2016. The development plan will also be implemented in 2017, the target being the commercial objective set by Etihad Airways and the Government of the Republic of Serbia.