With effect from 1 February this year, the agreement between the airlines is said to enable seamless travel to more than 40 destinations on each other’s networks.
Qatar Airways currently operates five flights a week from its hub in Doha and Belgrade, Serbia’s capital city.
Qatar Airways Group CEO Akbar Al Baker said: “This partnership will allow us to expand our footprint in the Central and Eastern European markets where we are looking forward to offering additional travel choices for our customers.
“We are extremely proud to unveil this partnership with Air Serbia, the leading airline in this region since it was founded in 1927 and we look forward to working effortlessly together.”
The new codeshare agreement would provide Qatar Airways passengers with the convenience of using a single booking to continue their journey to European countries served by Air Serbia.
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Operating from its hub in Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport, the Serbian flag carrier currently serves more than 70 European destinations, as well as in the Mediterranean, North America, Asia and Africa.
Under the partnership, Air Serbia will add its marketing code on Qatar Airways direct flights between Belgrade and Doha, as well as various destinations beyond Doha such as Adelaide, Baku and Brisbane.
Air Serbia also intends to extend its service to Bangkok, Cape Town, Johannesburg, Phuket, Seoul, Tokyo, Yerevan, Zanzibar and other locations, subject to receiving all relevant government clearances.
Air Serbia CEO Jiří Marek said: “It is our great pleasure to announce the codeshare agreement with Qatar Airways, known for its global network of destinations and premium service.
“We are joining forces to provide passengers with new connection opportunities and access to unique destinations from both networks.
“Through this cooperation, we believe that we will be able to jointly bring to Serbia more traffic and opportunities for trade and tourism, as well as to increase the traffic between the two hubs.”