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06 08 - 2014

Air Serbia and Etihad Regional announce codeshare

Air Serbia and Etihad Regional recently announced a reciprocal codeshare agreement, granting European travellers improved access between Switzerland and Serbia.

The new flights, effective immediately, will bring the combined number of weekly return flights offered by both airlines between Switzerland and Serbia to 15.

Under the newly announced codeshare agreement, Etihad Regional will place its F7 code on the daily Air Serbia-operated flights between Belgrade and Zurich. In return, Air Serbia will place its JU code on the Etihad Regional flights between Geneva and Belgrade and Geneva and Lugano.

CEO, Etihad Regional, Maurizio Merlo commented on the news: "We are delighted to announce this new codeshare agreement with Air Serbia which is a significant development for the airline and important for us in a number of ways.

"This agreement demonstrates the potential of the partnership between both airlines in terms of network synergies. But most importantly, it makes Etihad Regional's route network even more attractive by providing our guests more travel options between Switzerland and Serbia," Merlo added.

Also remarking on the development was CEO, Air Serbia, Dane Kondić: "We recently expanded our network to over 38 destinations in Europe and the Middle East, and this codeshare announcement further supports our strategy to provide greater access and connectivity to our guests. We are confident that the agreement will significantly enhance business and leisure traffic between the two countries, and feed passengers onto each other's flight networks."

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