Air Serbia has signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways.
The deal will give passengers seamless travel to over 40 destinations when travelling on each other’s networks,
effective 1 February 2023.
Founded in June 1927, Air Serbia flies passengers
and cargo to more than 70 scheduled and charter destinations in
Europe, the Mediterranean, North America, Asia and Africa from its
hub at Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport.
As part of the collaboration, Air Serbia will add its
marketing code on Qatar Airways direct flights between Belgrade
and Doha, as well as various points beyond Doha including
Adelaide, Baku, Brisbane, Tbilisi, Ho Chi Minh (Saigon), Hong Kong,
Melbourne, Muscat, Nairobi, Perth, Seychelles, Singapore and
Additionally, subject to obtaining all necessary
government approvals and once all conditions are fulfilled, Air
Serbia plans to extend its coverage to Bangkok, Cape Town,
Johannesburg, Phuket, Seoul, Tokyo, Yerevan, Zanzibar and
Air Serbia, Chief Executive Officer, Jiří Marek, said, “We are joining forces to provide passengers with new connection opportunities and access to unique destinations from both networks. Through this cooperation, we believe that we will be able to jointly bring to Serbia more traffic and opportunities for trade and tourism, as well as to increase the traffic between the two hubs.”
Qatar Airways currently operates five weekly flights between its hub in Doha, Qatar and Belgrade, the Serbian capital.
The codeshare agreement opens up a host of new destinations for passengers to use a single booking to continue their journey to European countries such as Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Slovenia among others served by Air Serbia.
“This partnership will allow us to expand our footprint in the Central and Eastern European markets where we are looking forward to offering additional travel choices for our customers,” said Akbar Al Baker, Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive.