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Nis airport passenger traffic rises 20% in 2019

Author Radomir Ralev
Nis airport passenger traffic rises 20% in 2019 Source: Nis Airport

BELGRADE (Serbia), January 17 (SeeNews) – Serbia's Nis airport said it serviced 422,255 passengers in 2019, up 20% year-on-year.

The number of takeoffs and landings at Nis airport rose to 3,934 last year from 2,834 in 2018, whereas cargo volume grew to 1,180 tonnes from 688 tonnes, figures posted on the website of the Konstantin Veliki Airport in Nis show.

In December alone, the airport handled 42,118 passengers, up 48%, while the number of takeoffs and landings totalled 440, up from 214 in December 2018. A total of 835 kg of cargo were processed at the airport in December 2019, versus 64 tonnes in December 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.