easyJet launched flights between Berlin Tegel and Belgrade on 10 August, with passengers seen here checking in for the first return flight back to the German capital airport. The low-cost airline will offer three weekly flights on the 999-kilometre European capital sector, adding to its existing Basel and Geneva services from the Serbian city.
- easyJet launched its latest route from Berlin Tegel (TXL) on 10 August, adding to the 10 routes which it launched from the German capital airport the week before. This week saw the airline begin a three times weekly service to Belgrade (BEG), the carrier’s third route to the Serbian capital after Basel, which launched last week too, and Geneva. Flights between Tegel and Belgrade will be operated by easyJet three times weekly (Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays) using its fleet of A320s. Both of the carrier’s existing services to Switzerland from Belgrade are also flown three times weekly this summer, with OAG schedules showing that Geneva operates on A320s and Basel A319s. Competition on the route between Tegel and Belgrade comes from Serbian flag carrier Air Serbia, which already offers a daily service on the airport pair. Belgrade Airport has experienced consistent growth in recent years, growing from 2.38 million passengers in 2009 to 5.34 million last year, representing a rise in annual traffic during this eight-year period of 124%. For the first seven months of 2018, Belgrade processed just over 3.13 million people, up 6.5% over the same period of 2017.