Qatar Airways Signs Comprehensive Codeshare Agreement with Air Serbia
Qatar Airways signed a comprehensive codeshare agreement with Air Serbia, the flag carrier of Serbia, allowing passengers seamless travel to over 40 destinations when travelling on each other’s networks effective 1 February.
Qatar Airways currently operates five weekly flights between Doha and Belgrade, the Serbian capital. The codeshare agreement opens up a host of new destinations for its passengers, using only a single booking to continue their journey to European countries served by Air Serbia such as Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro and Slovenia, among others.
Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, HE Akbar Al Baker, said the partnership will allow them to expand their footprint in Central and Eastern European markets.
From its hub at Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport, Air Serbia serves more than 70 destinations in Europe, the Mediterranean, North America, Asia and Africa.
As a part of this collaboration, Air Serbia will add its marketing code on direct flights of Qatar Airways between Belgrade and Doha, as well as various points beyond Doha including Adelaide, Baku, Brisbane, Tbilisi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, Melbourne, Muscat, Nairobi, Perth, Seychelles, Singapore and Sydney.
Additionally, subject to obtaining all necessary government approvals and fulfilment of all conditions, Air Serbia plans to extend its coverage to Bangkok, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Phuket, Seoul, Tokyo, Yerevan, Zanzibar and many more.
Air Serbia Chief Executive Officer Jiří Marek, said they are joining forces with Qatar Airways 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 and Air Serbia have a long-standing interline cooperation and today’s signing marks a milestone in the mutual commitment of both airlines to improving customer experience. Passengers can book their travel with both airlines, through online travel agencies as well as with local travel agents.
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