Eleven airports from the former Yugoslavia have ranked among the 200 busiest on the continent during the first half of the year, out of which one is in the top 100.
According to Airports Council International (ACI), Belgrade Airport positioned itself as the 94th busiest with 2,612,981 passengers, 27,879 aircraft movements and 8,786 tonnes of cargo processed during the January - June period, EX-YU Aviation News
It was ahead of the likes of London City, Vilnius and Tbilisi but behind Bergen, Thessaloniki and Bilbao.
Its counterpart in Zagreb ranked 116th with 1,529,281 travellers, 19,206 aircraft movements and 4,069 tonnes of cargo. While it performed better than Tirana, Chisinau and Florence, it was behind Treviso, Wroclaw and Verona.
Split Airport continued to improve its standing among European airports, becoming the 131st busiest on the continent during the first half of the year.
It was followed by Dubrovnik (134th), Skopje (135th), Pristina (136th), Ljubljana (146th), Podgorica (168th), Sarajevo (173rd), Tivat (175th) and Zadar, which ranked 184th.
Out of Europe's capital cities, Sarajevo had the least passenger traffic, while London, Paris, Amsterdam, Frankfurt and Madrid were the busiest on the continent.
Although all eleven airports from the former Yugoslavia within the top 200 in Europe saw their passenger numbers increase during the first half of the year when compared to last, all registered a decline in the amount of processed cargo with exception to Skopje.