Russian carrier Red Wings Airlines plans to introduce services between Moscow's Domodedovo Airport and Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport this summer season.EX-YU Aviation News portal reports
that the company has applied for slots at Nikola Tesla Airport with plans to commence operations on June 2, in the lead up to the 2018 FIFA World Cup, which is being held in Russia.
Flights will be maintained twice per week each Tuesday and Thursday until the end of the 2018 summer season.
The airline is yet to receive permits for the flights and put tickets on sale.
Red Wings Airlines is the second Russian carrier to attempt to challenge Aeroflot and Air Serbia on services between Moscow and Belgrade.
In December 2015, Ural Airlines commenced operations from Domodedovo Airport to the Serbian capital but suspended flights just nine months later
due to poor loads and strong competition.
Red Wings Airlines has operated Kaluga-Nis charter flights
in the past. Within the former Yugoslavia, the airline maintains seasonal operations to Tivat and Pula.