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Ryanair launches flights from Serbia's Nis to Malta in Nov

Author Iskra Pavlova
Ryanair launches flights from Serbia's Nis to Malta in Nov Author: Ryanair Licence: All Rights Reserved

BELGRADE (Serbia), August 14 (SeeNews) - Irish low-cost air carrier Ryanair said on Wednesday it is introducing flights from Serbia's Nis to Malta in November.

“Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, is pleased to continue its Central and Eastern European expansion with the launch of a new twice weekly Nis route to Malta, commencing in November as part of our extended winter 2019 schedule," Ryanair’s CCO David O’Brien said in a statement emailed to SeeNews. 

Ryanair already serves twice weekly flights from Nis to Berlin Schonefeld, Bratislava, Milan Bergamo and Stockholm, the company said.

Earlier this month, the operator of the Konstantin Veliki Airport in Nis said the airport served 201,304 passengers in the first seven months of 2019, down 2% year-on-year.

In July alone, the airport handled 35,646 passengers, up 12% on the year.

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.

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