Adac receives Serbian airliner
Abu Dhabi, May 6, 2009
Abu Dhabi Airports Company (Adac) today (May 6) welcomed Serbia's national carrier Jat Airways’ first passenger flight from Belgrade to Abu Dhabi International Airport.
The aircraft was greeted by water cannons after it touched down at the airport at 06:55 hrs. The route provides the first direct air link between Abu Dhabi and Belgrade since 1998.
Jat Airways will operate two flights per week to Terminal 1 at Abu Dhabi International Airport with a 126-seat B737 aircraft.
In-bound Abu Dhabi flights will arrive at 06:55 am on Wednesday and Friday and out-bound flights will depart at 07:45 am also on the same days.
“Adac is proud to welcome another airline to our growing airport hub at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Jat Airways is our 44th airline to establish operations at the airport and the first from Europe this year,” said Mohammed Al Bulooki, vice president, Airline Marketing and Aeronautical Revenue at Adac.
“Adac is delighted to be able to offer our customers another new destination as part of our ever growing portfolio. We continuously strive to improve the facilities and services we offer to both our airline partners and passengers travelling through the airport.
“Adac is working extensively on a hub strategy that is to see airlines from the east and west use Abu Dhabi as an excellent intermediate point.”
Vladimir Ognjenovic, commercial operations director at Jat Airways said: “Abu Dhabi is an exciting destination in its own right and a strategic connection for onward travel to the east. We are delighted to move our UAE operations to Abu Dhabi airport, which offers the ideal environment for our onward passengers as it offers fast transfer times and good passengers facilities.” – TradeArabia News Service