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WizzAir, to Add a New Route in December, Tirana-Vienna
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WizzAir, to Add a New Route in December, Tirana-Vienna

TIRANA, August 23 The Hungarian low-cost airline, WizzAir has announced that starting from 19 December 2019, will have direct flights from Vienna to Tirana International Airport. The direct routes of WizzAir from Vienna to Tirana will be three times a week, on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. On certain days, you could find flight tickets as...

Cheap Flights to Tirana, Tips and Travel Hacks
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Cheap Flights to Tirana, Tips and Travel Hacks

TIRANA, August 19 Mother Teresa Airport is the answer to all questions on the least and most expensive airport to fly into Albania. Even though it isn’t as cheap as other airports in the region, there are ways to find a cheap flight to Tirana. The flight time from the one-and-only airport in the country...

2.95 Million Passengers Used Tirana International Airport in 2018
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2.95 Million Passengers Used Tirana International Airport in 2018

TIRANA, July 23 Tirana International Airport (TIA), the company that operates with concession the only airport of Albania, also known as Mother Theresa Airport has published the annual balance for the year 2018, where it has reported the highest rate of profit, since the beginning of the activity, almost half of the revenue. The data...

New E-gates Speed up Exit Controls at TIA
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New E-gates Speed up Exit Controls at TIA

TIRANA, May 30 Tirana International Airport (TIA) has introduced self-scanning boarding passes before security control through eGates. These gates an innovative automated technology that is becoming widespread in international hubs. The automated system verifies a passenger’s boarding pass in the departure area prior to them crossing into the security check area. The system checks the...

Top Airlines by Passenger Numbers in March
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Top Airlines by Passenger Numbers in March

TIRANA, May 7 Over 212,000 passengers traveled from and to Tirana International Airport during March 2019, the Civil Aviation Authority (AAC) confirmed on Tuesday. Overall, passenger traffic increased by 10.34 percent compared to March 2018. Based on AAC’s data, Italy remains the top destination of Albanian and international citizens traveling from and to TIA. Flight...

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 Tirana-Memmingen Direct Route to Start in September 
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New Tirana-Memmingen Direct Route to Start in September 

TIRANA, January 16 Bavaria, one of the German federal states where a large number of Albanians live will be a nonstop destination starting 1 September 2019. Tirana International Airport announced on Wednesday that Wizz Air will start a new low-cost service directly from Tirana to Memmingen in September. The new route will serve to Albanian...

Bid Launched on Kuksi Airport Concessionary Contract
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Bid Launched on Kuksi Airport Concessionary Contract

TIRANA, October 18 The Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy (MIE) declared open the participation in the tendering procedure for Kuksi Airport. All the interested subjects can submit their bids until December 10, 2018, at the Agency for Public Procurements. After the deadline, the Ministry will collect for evaluation all the submitted offers. The winner will...

Germania Low-Cost Airline Eyes Albania
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Germania Low-Cost Airline Eyes Albania

TIRANA, October 11 Germania low-cost carrier decided considers entering the Albanian market. The news was confirmed for Monitor Magazine by the Chief Executive Officer of Tirana International Airport (TIA) Rolf Castro-Vasquez. So far the airline has not announced destinations or flights fees on its official website flygermania.com. The carrier is already operating in Kosovo with...