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Talks Underway for Durres-Dubrovnik Ferry Route
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Talks Underway for Durres-Dubrovnik Ferry Route

TIRANA, November 15 Albanian and Croatian authorities are exploring options for a new ferry route that would connect the port cities of Durres and Dubrovnik. The Durres Port Authority confirmed on Sunday that a coordination meeting between technical working groups took place over the past week. Both groups analyzed the new connection option as well...

Wizz Air to Add Four New Routes and Sixth Aircraft to Tirana
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Wizz Air to Add Four New Routes and Sixth Aircraft to Tirana

TIRANA, August 12 Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air will station the sixth aircraft at its Tirana base and thus enabling the launch of four new routes from and to Albania. The new aircraft that will join the fleet at Tirana International Airport (TIA) in December 2021 will also increase the flight frequency of eight existing...

Where Can I Travel To? Country Specific Information for Albanian Residents
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Where Can I Travel To? Country Specific Information for Albanian Residents

  TIRANA, July 6 Many countries are reopening their borders for international travel of all purposes including for travelers residing in Albania. Given that the travel status of individual countries can change suddenly and according to a guideline issued by the Council of the European Union, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs informs that...

Spain Further Eases Travel Requirements for Albania
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Spain Further Eases Travel Requirements for Albania

TIRANA, June 24 Spain decided to further ease travel restrictions for people residing in Albania, the Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEFA) confirms. Spain was the first European Union member country that decided to lift travel restrictions for fully vaccinated people residing in Albania. Now, Spain decided to lift travel restrictions for people traveling...

Wizz Air to Launch Flights from Tirana to Barcelona and Cologne
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Wizz Air to Launch Flights from Tirana to Barcelona and Cologne

TIRANA, June 23 Hungarian airline Wizz Air will expand its base at Tirana International Airport with a new aircraft and launch two new direct connections with Barcelona and Cologne. Based on the airline’s online booking engine, the Tirana-Barcelona-Tirana route will start to operate on July 31st. The destinations will be served twice a week on...

Germany Lifts Travel Restrictions for Albanian Travelers
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Germany Lifts Travel Restrictions for Albanian Travelers

TIRANA, June 21 The German government lifted all travel restrictions for people residing in Albania starting Sunday, June 20, the Embassy of Germany to Tirana confirmed. Hence, travel to Germany for all purposes is now permitted again. However, a negative test result, or proof of vaccination, or proof of recovery from COVID-19 is still required...

Vaccinated Albanians Can Now Travel to Spain
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Vaccinated Albanians Can Now Travel to Spain

TIRANA, June 8 Starting Monday, June 7, Spain reopened to vaccinated travelers from around the world, including Albania. According to the Embassy of Spain to Tirana, Albanian citizens fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a European Medicines Agency- (EMA) or World Health Organization- (WHO) approved vaccine more than 14 days before departure can now enter Spain....

Germany Removes Albania from List of Risk Areas
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Germany Removes Albania from List of Risk Areas

TIRANA, May 10 Germany removed Albania from its COVID-19 risk list on Sunday, meaning travelers and tourists will no longer need to quarantine on their return. The announcement was made on Friday, May 8th, by the Robert Koch Institute. It stated that Albania, which had been a risk area anytime during the past ten days...

Over 30 Direct Flights Coming to Albania Starting May
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Over 30 Direct Flights Coming to Albania Starting May

TIRANA, May 4 Several airlines will add up to 30 nonstop routes, both charter and commercial flights to Tirana International Airport (TIA) as the summer season 2021 kicks off. First, TIA confirmed that Swiss Carrier Edelweiss will resume Zurich-Tiran-Zurich flights starting May 7th. At first, the airline will provide this service weekly on Fridays. Afterward,...

Tirana to London Flights Resume as Covid-19 Restrictions Are Eased
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Tirana to London Flights Resume as Covid-19 Restrictions Are Eased

TIRANA, April 12 The Tirana International Airport (TIA) informed on Monday that the direct flight routes between Tirana and London will resume as authorities are easing some COVID-19 restrictions. According to TIA’s announcements, those airlines are expected to resume flights soon. Wizz Air has scheduled the first TIA-London Luton and vice-versa on April 14. Moreover,...