Air France plane has landed at Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade, greeted with the traditional water cannon salute. After six years, Air France will again connect Belgrade and Paris with daily departures from Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport.
On that occasion, inaugural ceremony followed by a press conference was held at the Belgrade airport.
The many attendees were addressed by Nikolas Notebaert, the CEO of VINCI Concessions & President of VINCI Airports, H.E. Frédéric Mondoloni , French ambassador to Serbia, Thijs Komen, Air France - KLM's General Manager for Alps, Balkans and Central Europe, and Zoran Jelkic, Air France-KLM General Manager for the French market.
– We are very proud to have Air France back to Belgrade, a city that has been on our flight map for nearly a century. We will try to give our Serbian passengers the topmost service Air France is known for and to provide them with easy access to our wide flight network at Charles de Gaule airport, said Thijs Komen.
As from April 1 airline tickets will be available at the starting price of EUR 198. Ticket prices include all taxes and fees.
Due to the collaboration between Air France and Air Serbia, passenger now have a total of 21 weekly flights between Belgrade and Paris out of which 14 are Air Serbia flighs and 7 flights are with Air France.
Air France-KLM is the leading Group in terms of international traffic on departure from Europe. Thanks to its brands Air France, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines and Transavia in 2018, it offered its customers access to a network covering 314 destinations in 116 countries With a fleet of 548 aircraft in operation and 101,4 million passengers carried in 2018, Air France-KLM operates up to 2,300 daily flights, mainly from its hubs at Paris-Charles de Gaulle and Amsterdam-Schiphol.
Air France's Flying Blue frequent flier programme is one of the leaders in Europe with over 15 millions of active members.
Air France-KLM and its partners Delta Air Lines and Alitalia operate the biggest trans-Atlantic joint-venture with 270 daily flights.
Air France-KLM is also a member of the SkyTeam alliance which has 19 member airlines, offering customers access to a global network of over 14,500 daily flights to 1,150destinations in 175 countries.150