Today Air Serbia started to operate to Zagreb, marking the start of its double daily service between Belgrade and Zagreb, the airline’s fourth destination in Croatia.
A high-ranking delegation comprising government officials of the Republic of Serbia, the entire executive management team of Air Serbia, as well as various other leaders from the travel trade, together with representatives of the media, joined the first passengers on the inaugural flight to Zagreb. The flight was operated by Air Serbia’s Airbus A319 “Novak Đoković” aircraft, named after Serbia’s most famous tennis player and piloted by Air Serbia’s Chief Operating Officer Mr. Davor Mišeljić, while the First Officer was Biljana Savić, one of Air Serbia’s three female pilots
Upon landing at Zagreb International Airport, the flight was greeted with a traditional water cannon salute and the visitors from Serbia were welcomed by Bruno Mazurkiewicz, Chief Executive Officer of the Zagreb International Airport, leading representatives from Croatia’s travel trade and local media, to celebrate the inaugural flight.
Both morning and evening services from and into Air Serbia’s Belgrade hub at Nikola Tesla Airport, have been timed to maximise connections and drive traffic to and from destinations in the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Australia, with the support of Air Serbia’s equity partner, Etihad Airways, as well as other members of the Etihad Airways Partners grouping: airberlin, Jet Airways and Etihad Regional*. Additionally, Air Serbia has established codeshare partnerships with Adria Airways, Aeroflot, Tarom, Air France, KLM, Alitalia, Bulgaria Air and BH Airlines.