Etihad Airways launches first route to South Eastern Europe
- Etihad Airways became the first MEB3 carrier to operate services to Belgrade (BEG), making the Serbian capital its first destination in South Eastern Europe on 15 June. The carrier offers daily flights on the 3,800-kilometre route from Abu Dhabi (AUH) using A319s. While no other MEB3 carrier operates nonstop to Belgrade, Qatar Airways offers thrice-weekly flights via Ankara. In addition, flydubai operates a four-weekly schedule from Dubai.