On 1 May, Air Serbia began serving Varna with thrice-weekly flights from its Belgrade hub. Passengers on the inaugural flight were welcomed with traditional sweets upon arrival at the Bulgarian gateway.
- Air Serbia launched its second route to Bulgaria with the addition of thrice-weekly flights (Mondays, Thursdays and Sundays) from Belgrade (BEG) to Varna (VAR) on 1 May. The 628-kilometre sector to the largest city and seaside resort on the Bulgarian Black Sea coast will be operated utilising the carrier’s 62-seat ATR 72s. No other carrier serves this airport pair. In addition, Air Serbia’s new route will see a frequency increase to four times weekly from 16 June. Commenting on the route launch, Dane Kondić, CEO, Air Serbia, said: “The launch of a new service to Varna is perfectly timed to help connecting passengers enjoy a seamless journey to this popular holiday destination. The increased frequency of service to four times weekly from 16 June will be of benefit to holidaymakers throughout the entire region, offering connectivity to mainland Europe and global destinations through our Belgrade hub.”