Its predecessor, Air Bosna
, operated services from 1994 until 2003 before it went bust due to outstanding debt.
Jat Airways and BH Airlines, formerly Air Bosna
, signed a codeshare agreement covering flights between Belgrade and Sarajevo.
JAT Airways also wants to help Bosnia's grounded national airline Air Bosna
to resume operations, Reuters reported.
Bosnian state-owned companies have signed agreements worth an estimated Euro 180 million with Western firms which include the purchase of two aircraft for the state carrier Air Bosna
. At Euro 85 million, the deal with Airbus Industrie for the A319-100 aircraft was the largest of six agreements signed, which also included deals with DaimlerChrysler's services unit Debis and O&K Mining, a division of Terex Corp of the US.
Sarajevo now has direct flights to 20 European cities thanks to Lufthansa, Condor Flugdienst, Austrian Airlines, Swissair, Turkish Airlines, Adria Airways, Croatia Airlines, Malev, JAT and the Bosnian government-owned airline, Air Bosna