Belgrade Airport recorded its best start to the year to date with 444.856 passengers handled.
This corresponds to an increase of 84,6 percent compared to the previous year and 10,3 percent compared to January 2020 before the pandemic. The number of commercial flight movements increased by more than 32 percent compared to the previous year. With 29 new routes set to open in the coming months, Belgrade Airport looks set to have a record year. This is reported by the online portal Ex-Yu-Aviation.
According to Airports Council International (ACI), the airport was the only one from the former Yugoslavia to rank among the continent's 100 busiest airports last year. With a total of 5.610.364 passengers handled, it ranked 81st in Europe, ahead of Riga, Tirana, Belfast and Luxembourg, but behind Sofia, Thessaloniki and Malta.