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Nis airport 9-mo passenger traffic rises 11% y/y

Author Radomir Ralev
Nis airport 9-mo passenger traffic rises 11% y/y Source: Nis Airport

BELGRADE (Serbia), October 17 (SeeNews) – Serbia's Nis airport said it serviced 295,578 passengers in the first nine months of 2019, up 11% year-on-year.

The number of takeoffs and landings at Nis airport rose to 2,588 in the first nine months of 2019 from 2,182 in the prior-year period, whereas cargo volume grew to 961.6 tonnes from 509.7 tonnes, figures posted on the website of the Konstantin Veliki Airport in Nis show.

In September alone, the airport handled 44,376 passengers, up 48%, while the number of takeoffs and landings totalled 476, up from 261 in September 2018. A total of 185.2 tonnes of cargo were processed at the airport in September 2019, versus 85.7 tonnes in September 2018.

Nis airport handled 351,581 passengers in 2018, down 6%, while the number of aircraft movements fell 4% to 1,417.

In May, flag carrier Air Serbia started the sale of tickets for subsidised services on 12 international destinations from the Konstantin Veliki Airport. The first subsidised flights took off from July 15.

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