Starting July 11th, JAT Yugoslav Airlines will operate direct flights between Belgrade Airport (BEG) and Toronto's Pearson International Airport (YYZ). Tickets are now available on the Amadeus online flight reservation system.
Flight JU561 will depart YYZ at 21:30, and will arrive in BEG at 12:40 the following day. The flight duration is 9 hours and 10 minutes. For now the flights will be operated on the DC10. From July 11th to Sept 5th, return tickets will cost 1.340 CAD. After Sept 5th, return tickets will cost 1.070 CAD. Business class tickets cost an additional 250 CAD.
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Meanwhile, the American FAA recently ranked the Serbian civil aviation administration with first category. This should enable an eventual resumption of non-stop flights between United States and Serbia & Montenegro. Yesterday JAT opened direct flights between the coastal town of Tivat and St Petersburg in Russia, for the tourist season.