Air Serbia chooses AVIAREPS as General Sales Agent in 16 Markets in Europe

02 November 2022

AVIAREPS to support Air Serbia as GSA across Europe

Air Serbia, the national carrier of Serbia, appointed AVIAREPS, the world’s leading international representation, marketing and communications company for aviation, tourism, hospitality, and food & beverage brands, as pan-European General Sales Agent (GSA). With immediate effect, AVIAREPS will provide Air Serbia with a full range of sales, reservations and ticketing services and support the airline’s growth in Germany, Turkey, the United Kingdom, Italy, France, Spain, the Netherlands, Switzerland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Austria, Sweden, Belgium, Denmark, Norway and Finland.

Air Serbia, headquartered in Belgrade, was formerly known as Jat Airways until its renaming and rebranding in 2013. From its hub Airport Nikola Tesla Belgrade and Serbian airports in Niš and Kraljevo, the airline operates regional and international flights to more than 60 destinations in Europe, Mediterranean and North America, and to a large number of destinations also in Asia and Africa through its partner airlines. The Balkan region, as well as connecting Balkan countries and mobility of their citizens, are of exceptional importance to Air Serbia. The airline plans to renew its fleet by the end of the year, which currently consists of 19 aircraft. In August 2022, Air Serbia carried more than 400 thousand passengers, the highest passenger number in August since the company began operating under its current name in 2013.

Boško Rupic, General Manager Commercial and Strategy, Air Serbia:
“AVIAREPS has been a strong and reliable partner for us over the past years and we are delighted to announce the appointment of AVIAREPS as our General Sales Agent in more than 15 countries in Europe. We’ve already been working with AVIAREPS in Norway, Russia, Turkey and the Czech Republic and as of November 1st, AVIAREPS will be responsible for our sales activities on a pan-European level. We look forward to working closely with their local expert teams and to further growing our presence in Europe.”
Marcelo Kaiser, COO Aviation, AVIAREPS:
“We are honored that Air Serbia appointed us as General Sales Agent in 16 countries in Europe. AVIAREPS’ extensive network of owned offices in Europe ensures a coordinated sales approach across all markets. Our local teams of highly skilled professionals specialized in airlines sales will help Air Serbia expand their presence and increase their sales. Our appointment reflects the airline’s commitment and continued expansion plans in Europe and we look forward to ensuring Air Serbia’s international growth.”

About Air Serbia

Air Serbia, as the proud successor of the first national airline Aeroput, celebrated 95 years of tradition on June 17 of this year and is in eighth place on the list of the oldest airlines in the world that are still operating. Under the name Air Serbia, the Serbian national airline has been operating since October 26, 2013, since when, with a new name and a new identity, it can offer a new concept of comfort during the flight throughout the growing network. During this year's summer season, Air Serbia operated to as many as 70 destinations in regular and charter traffic throughout Europe, the Mediterranean, North America and Africa. In the coming period, the company plans to launch new destinations, including long-haul flights to Tianjin, China, and from April 2023 to Chicago, USA. Since 2016, Air Serbia is the only airline in the region that has regular year-round direct flights to New York. The company's aircraft fleet currently consists of one wide-body Airbus A330-200 "Nikola Tesla", 12 narrow-body aircraft from the Airbus A320 family, as well as six turboprop regional ATR aircraft. Find more information about the activities of the Serbian national airline on the Air Serbia Media Centre.

About AVIAREPS

AVIAREPS is the world’s leading international representation, marketing and communications company for aviation, tourism, hospitality, and food and beverage brands. Founded in Germany in 1994 with the ambition to help clients to step into global markets, the company’s global network now expands around the world to six continents.

The AVIAREPS service portfolio includes extensive expertise in representation and sales, marketing and communications, business development, IT solutions and financial services. In addition to their well-established General Sales Agent (GSA) services and tourism marketing representation, AVIAREPS provides more than 250 clients with support in digital marketing, advertising, public relations, crisis communications, social media management, event coordination, sales, web design and more.

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