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Pristina Airport’s Employees on Strike, Check Your Flights
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Pristina Airport’s Employees on Strike, Check Your Flights

TIRANA, August 22 The employees of the Pristina International Airport have been on strike for three days in a row now, and warn that they will continue to be on strike until they have their rights fulfilled.  Many Albanian and international citizens travel to and from Albania through Pristina Airport due to more affordable prices....

Administration to Introduce Installment Payment Plan
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Administration to Introduce Installment Payment Plan

TIRANA, August 21 Public institutions that have not paid either the social security or health insurance for their employees could enter into agreements make payments by installments. The Ministry of Finance and Economy has made some changes in the instruction ‘For tax procedures in the Republic of Albania’, where it underlines that only the public...

EasyJet to Start Two New Routes to Tirana in November
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EasyJet to Start Two New Routes to Tirana in November

TIRANA, August 16 EasyJet, the British low-cost airline, has announced on Thursday, 8 August that starting from 28 November 2019, will have two direct routes to Tirana International Airport, from Italy and Switzerland respectively: Milano-Tirana (from Malpensa Airport) and Geneva-Tirana (from Geneve Aeroport). The flights will be twice a week, on Thursdays and Sundays. The...

Starting Today, Driving License in Only 30 Minutes
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Starting Today, Driving License in Only 30 Minutes

TIRANA, August 15 Starting from today, 15 August, the personalization and the release of the new card for driving license will be realized in only 30 minutes. The General Directorate of Services of Road Transportation (DPSHTRR) announced today, on its FB official page, that the newness starts with the city of Tirana, whose directorate handles...

Life Insurance in Mining Sector to Become Mandatory in September
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Life Insurance in Mining Sector to Become Mandatory in September

TIRANA, August 14 Every company that owns a mining permit is obliged to ensure the lives of their employees. An instruction approved recently by the Albanian Financial Supervisory Authority (in Albanian: AMF), that will come to force on September 1st.2019, defines the obligations that the insurance companies have, regarding this kind of policy and to...

Albanians can Soon Swap Driving License for an Italian One
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Albanians can Soon Swap Driving License for an Italian One

TIRANA, August 13 The month of August has brought many good news and facilities for Albanian drivers. The General Directorate of Services of Road Transportation (in Albanian: DPSHTRR), a while ago announced that the cards, duplicates, renewals, or the first time after passing the test would be available for withdrawal just half an hour later,...

Albanian Railway to Undergo New Restructuring
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Albanian Railway to Undergo New Restructuring

TIRANA, August 9 Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy has initiated the draft law for the division of Albanian Railway. According to the version chosen in this draft law, the Albanian Railway will be divided into 4 independent units, each one of the joint-stock companies, completely independent from the others. When the law will come into...

Albania to Establish a Transport Investigation Authority
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Albania to Establish a Transport Investigation Authority

TIRANA, August 9 The Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy has composed and passed for public consultation, the draft law ‘For the creation of the National Authority for Accidental and Incident Investigation’. This draft law predicts the creation of a national authority for maritime and railway incidents. This draft law predicts the definition of rules for...

Govt Launches Bid for Marina Rodon
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Govt Launches Bid for Marina Rodon

TIRANA, August 7 The Ministry of Infrastructure has declared open the tender for giving with concession to public/private consortium the port of yachts near the Cape of Rodon. The form of the contract is B.O.T. (Build-Operation-Transfer), whereas the source of the funding is a private investment. The duration of the concession will be for 35...