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Air Serbia carried 4.19 million passengers in 2023


53 per cent more passengers than in 2022;44 per cent more flights operated compared to the previous year and 23 new destinations. 

In the year it celebrated its first decade of operation under the current name, Air Serbia achieved record results. In 2023, the Serbian national airline carried a total of 4.19 million passengers in scheduled and charter traffic, making it the third-best result in its nearly 97 years-long history. Operating from three international airports in Serbia – its main hub in Belgrade, as well as airports in Niš and Kraljevo – Air Serbia completed over 45,000 flights, representing a 44 per cent increase compared to 2022. The previous year, Air Serbia hired several hundred employees and promoted 23 new captains.

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In the previous year, the Serbian national airline operated scheduled flights on a total of 87 routes to 34 countries across Europe, North America, Asia, and Africa. Compared to 2022, direct flights to 23 new destinations were established, including Lisbon, Porto, Hamburg, Cairo, Catania, Palermo, Naples, and others. Starting from 17 May, after more than 30 years of hiatus, the national airline resumed flights to Chicago. In the first six months, more than 25,000 passengers flew between Belgrade and Chicago, indicating the significance and success of that route. During the summer season of 2023, Air Serbia operated seven weekly flights to New York, i.e., a daily service. By increasing the number of flights between Belgrade and New York, as well as introducing flights to Chicago, the Serbian national airline offered up to 10 weekly flights between the capital of Serbia and North America during the summer season.

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