Air Serbia Teams Up with airBaltic
Air Serbia, the national airline of the Republic of Serbia, and airBaltic, the Latvian flag carrier, have signed a codeshare agreement that offers guests convenient new travel options between Belgrade and the Baltic capitals of Riga and Tallinn.
The deal will result in Air Serbia placing its “JU” flight code on 47 weekly services operated by airBaltic between Rīga and Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Vienna and Warsaw, and between Tallinn and Vienna.
In return, airBaltic will see its “BT” flight code appear on 56 weekly flights operated by Air Serbia between Belgrade and seven key cities in Europe: Amsterdam, Berlin, Brussels, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Vienna and Warsaw.
Put together, these connections will allow travellers to fly between the capital cities of Serbia, Latvia and Estonia via one stop, using one ticket for the entire journey.
Dane Kondić, Chief Executive Officer of Air Serbia, said: “This codeshare agreement adds another layer of depth to our North European network by providing air travellers with dozens of new travel options when heading to and from the Baltic countries. Our codeshare partnerships are a cornerstone of our business model and we look forward to welcoming guests of airBaltic onboard our flights.”
Martin Gauss, Chief Executive Officer of airBaltic: “Our home markets are Latvia, Estonia and Lithuania. airBaltic links the Baltic capitals with major hubs by flying multiple daily flights. In these hubs, we meet our partner airlines who can take our passengers to and from essentially any airport of the world. We are delighted to team up with Air Serbia and jointly enhance connections between Belgrade and the Baltic capitals.”
Air Serbia was launched as the national airline of the Republic of Serbia on 26th October 2013. It serves more than 39 destinations in Europe, Mediterranean and Middle East directly from its hub at Belgrade’s Nikola Tesla International Airport with passenger and cargo services. The airline also offers long-haul and international destinations in Asia, Australia and Americas through its codeshare partners and its equity partner, Etihad Airways that holds a 49% share. The airline currently operates a fleet of 14 narrow-bodied and 6 turboprop aircraft. For more details please visit www.airserbia.com
airBaltic (AIR BALTIC CORPORATION) is the world’s most punctual airline connecting Riga, Latvia, with 60 destinations in Europe, the Middle East, and the CIS. airBaltic is a joint stock company that was established in 1995. Its primary shareholder is the Latvian state, which holds 99.8% of the stock. The airBaltic fleet consists of 25 aircraft – 13 Boeing 737 and 12 Bombardier Q400Next Gen. airBaltic has received numerous international awards for excellence, innovative services, and achievements in reshaping its business. In 2012, airBaltic was ranked by Airlinetrends among the Top 10 airlines globally for innovations. airBaltic achieved the best on-time performance globally in 2014.