LJUBLJANA, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- Air Serbia, Serbia's national air carrier, began its daily business shuttle flights between Belgrade and Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia, on Tuesday.
Upon the maiden flight of Air Serbia in here, Dane Kondic, director general of Air Serbia, described Ljubljana as an attractive and popular destination for Serbian tourists.
The launch of air route between Serbia and Slovenia will increase opportunities for tourism in both countries, Kondic said.
Zmago Skobir, chief executive officer of airport operator Aerodrom Ljubljana, also noted that the opening of Slovenia-Serbia aerial route will offer more choices for air travelers.
The Belgrade-based Air Serbia, was formerly known as Jat Airways until it was renamed in October 2013. Currently, the flag carrier has direct flights to 29 European and Mediterranean destinations.
Thanks to its strategic cooperation agreement with Etihad Airways of the United Arab Emirates, Air Serbia also offers business flights to destinations in Asia, Australia and the Americas.