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Tirana-Zurich Direct Flight Inaugurated
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Tirana-Zurich Direct Flight Inaugurated

TIRANA, April 2 The first Edelweiss flight that will connect Tirana and Zurich was welcomed by the traditional water salute on Monday. Albanians living in Switzerland, Swiss tourists and investors will have the opportunity to reach Tirana from Zurich in less than two hours. The Swiss leisure will fly from Zurich to Tirana and vice-versa...

New Application for Solar Power Plant Project in Kucova
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New Application for Solar Power Plant Project in Kucova

TIRANA, April 2 The solar energy generation sector in Albania is seeing increased interest by investors. The Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy (MIE) announced that a new application on the construction of a photovoltaic plant was submitted. Based on the announcement, BESTA ltd expressed interest for the construction of a solar plant in Kucova area,...

Albania Improves Position in Henley Passport Index
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Albania Improves Position in Henley Passport Index

TIRANA, March 27 Albania ranked 48th on the updated Henley Passport Index, granting its citizens the opportunity to visit 116 countries without a visa. The list includes the countries where Albanian passport holders are eligible for a visa on arrival or an electronic travel authorization eTA.   Meanwhile, Albanians need a visa to visit 110 destinations....

World Happiness Day: Albanians are Not Happy
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World Happiness Day: Albanians are Not Happy

TIRANA, March 20 While March 20th is observed as the International Day of Happiness, it’s not all smiles for Albania. The World Happiness Index confirms that Albania ranks among the least happy countries in Europe. The report released by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network on Wednesday is a landmark survey of the state...

Edelweiss Launches New Direct Flight between Zurich and Tirana
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Edelweiss Launches New Direct Flight between Zurich and Tirana

TIRANA, March 18 Starting 1 April 2019 Albanians living in Switzerland, Swiss tourists and investors will have the opportunity to reach Tirana from Zurich in less than two hours. Swiss leisure airline Edelweiss Air announced that it will launch a direct route Zurich – Tirana. The airline will fly from Zurich to Tirana and vice-versa...

Albania Bans Boeing 737 Max from Airspace
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Albania Bans Boeing 737 Max from Airspace

TIRANA, March 13 The Albanian Civil Aviation Authority (AAC) informed on Wednesday that all operations of Boeing 737-8 and 737-9 Max aircrafts are suspended in the Albanian airspace. Hence AAC joins the decision of the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA). The agency pushed an Airworthiness Directive on Tuesday suspending all flight operations of all Boeing...

Risi Albania and Manoolia Organize SEO Training Day
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Risi Albania and Manoolia Organize SEO Training Day

TIRANA, February 28 Clever marketers and not only know that learning never stops. Therefore, Manoolia Digital Agency with the support of Risi Albania organized a Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Online Marketing training day for business people, representatives from the public and private sectors, students, and young people interested in an SEO career path. The...

Albania Ranks Last in European Health Ranking
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Albania Ranks Last in European Health Ranking

TIRANA, February 26 Albania ranks last among 35 European countries in the Euro Health Consumer Index 2018. The index is produced by the Health Consumer Powerhouse. It is the leading comparison for assessing the performance of national healthcare systems in 35 countries. The EHCI analyses national healthcare on 46 indicators, looking into areas such as...

Albania’s First Union of Call Center to Voice over 30,000 Workers
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Albania’s First Union of Call Center to Voice over 30,000 Workers

TIRANA, February 18 ‘Solidariteti’ is the name of the first national Union of Contact Centers in Albania. The union was established on Monday by a group of representatives from the sector that employs over 30,000 people in the country. The news was shared by various organizations through their social media profiles. This is also the...

Coastal Chaos Due to Lack of Beach Management Law, HSA Finds
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Coastal Chaos Due to Lack of Beach Management Law, HSA Finds

TIRANA, February 13 Albania lacks a coastal management law. A performance audit conducted by the High State Audit (HSA) assessed that the National Plan of the Integrated Management of Coastal areas provides a theoretical explanation of the situation, but no solution on management. Further on, one of the problems noticed by the audit is related...