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Etihad secures regulatory approval to buy 49% stake in Air Serbia

Dubai: Etihad Airways has secured the approval of Serbian regulatory authorities for it take a 49 per cent stake in Air Serbia.

In August 2013, Etihad announced it would inject $200 million (Dh734.6 million) into the struggling Serbian national carrier as part of its bid to become a minority stakeholder.

Etihad’s initial loan of $40 million to Air Serbia will now be converted to equity.

The two airlines already have a codeshare agreement with Air Serbia flying from Belgrade to Abu Dhabi.