All Montenegro Airlines articles

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    Montenegrin state buys two E195s from GECAS


    The Montenegrin government has decided to buy two Embraer 195s on lease to Montenegro Airlines from GECAS, rather than incur charges from early cancellation of the leases.

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    Government deposits initial funding for Montenegro Airlines successor


    Montenegro’s government has acted swiftly to start establishing a successor to the country’s defunct flag-carrier Montenegro Airlines. The carrier ceased operations on 26 December after the government refused to continue supporting the heavily-indebted company. But the government has formally registered a new company, depositing €4 million ($4.9 million) ...

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    Government reinforces Air Serbia as turbulence rocks Balkan carriers


    Serbia’s government has reinforced its position in flag-carrier Air Serbia, as the air transport system of the former Yugoslavia continues to suffer with the collapse of Montenegro Airlines. Air Serbia emerged in 2013 as the former Jat Airways – a successor to Yugoslav operator JAT – underwent a revamp ...

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    Struggling Montenegro Airlines to cease operations


    Montenegro Airlines is to cease all operations, attributing the decision to the refusal of the country’s government to continue supporting the carrier. It states that it will “completely suspend” its services from 26 December. Montenegro Airlines has apologised to passengers for the problems this will cause over the ...

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    Montenegro Airlines 'struggled to survive' the summer: chief


    Montenegro Airlines was "struggling to stay in the market" this summer as the state-owned carrier's new management sought to stabilise its operations in the face of low-cost competition and with debts owed to a variety of creditors, chief executive Zivko Banjevic has acknowledged.

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    Montenegro Airlines eyes larger jets to replace Fokker 100s


    Montenegro Airlines could order two larger jets to replace its Fokker 100s as part of a refleeting plan.

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    Montenegro Airlines to add new German routes


    Montenegro Airlines is to start serving Leipzig and Munich next year.

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    Montenegro Airlines tightens Etihad link through Air Serbia


    ​Balkan carriers Air Serbia and Montenegro Airlines have sealed a codeshare agreement aimed at broadening the range of destinations available to passengers.

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    ANALYSIS: Balkan airlines struggle for survival


    When Jat Airways was rebranded Air Serbia late last year, it marked the symbolic end of the concept of a pan-western Balkan national carrier – but who, if anyone, will ultimately replace it as the dominant player in the Balkan aviation market remains an open question.