Serbian government is considering launching a new carrier to replace the state-owned, loss-making JAT Airways (JU). The plans were announced by minister of finance and economy Mladjan Dinkic after a visit to UAE. Abu Dhabi-based Etihad Airways was named as a possible partner in the new startup. Dinkic told local media that 12 new Airbus aircraft will be leased for the carrier and the company would receive $140 million worth of guarantees. Serbian officials last month said they would ...

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