Articles tagged “serbia”

Serbia Tries to Use Summer Music Fest to Recast Tourism Image

Serbia Tries to Use Summer Music Fest to Recast Tourism Image

Eliza Ronalds-Hannon, Skift

Serbia has plenty to offer, and for cheap, but few tourists realize it. If attendees of the Exit Festival continue to spread the word, that could change quickly.

4 years ago

Serbian airline JAT joins Etihad’s family of strategic alliances to stay alive

Serbian airline JAT joins Etihad’s family of strategic alliances to stay alive

Gordana Filipovic, Bloomberg

Etihad invests in struggling airlines and often turns around their operations and increases profits in a strategy that's benefitted all involved and paid off handsomely thus far.

5 years ago

Eastern Europe’s airlines fall one by one: Financial mismanagement and nationalist hubris

Eastern Europe’s airlines fall one by one: Financial mismanagement and nationalist hubris

Lenka Ponikelska, Edith Balazs and Alex Webb, Bloomberg

The collapse of airlines and the inability for old-line European carriers to pick up slack will lead to inroads in the region by Turkish Air, which will only improve the Anatolian carrier's position in Europe.

5 years ago

Serbia in talks to form a new airline out of JAT Airways, wants to team up Etihad

Serbia in talks to form a new airline out of JAT Airways, wants to team up Etihad

Reuters

This isn’t the first time Serbia’s tried to get the loss-making airline off its hands and it’s newest plan to lean on Etihad to take over aircraft leases could backfire should the Gulf airline decide not to take a stake in the rejuvenated JAT.

5 years ago

Controversial Serbian movie director creates a village from scratch near historic bridge

John Hooper, The Guardian

Kusturica established himself as a filmmaker before the Yugoslav civil war and despite his global success became tied to the Serbs. His authentic Serb village in a formerly multi-ethnic town won't do anything to improve his standing.

5 years ago

Serbia requests FAA to “correct” its aviation rating to prompt US flights to Serbia

Serbia requests FAA to “correct” its aviation rating to prompt US flights to Serbia

Serbia’s rating hasn’t been altered since 2004 and although Serbia’s own carrier isn’t likely to start flying stateside, a higher rating could fuel flight and tourism growth from the U.S.

5 years ago

An attempt to hold on to a little piece of Yugoslavia ends with a bad bank loan

Jovana Gec, Associated Press

The Yugoland of Tito ended in violence, how much nicer then that the nostalgic theme park established to remember it only ends up in a pile of defaults.

5 years ago