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State to Restart Bidding for Vlora Airport
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State to Restart Bidding for Vlora Airport

TIRANA, April 23 The search of Albanian authorities for a company or group of companies to design and build Vlora Airport is starting over. The Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy (MIE) confirmed that the deadline for starting the negotiations between the Albanian government and the Turkish consortium passed without reaching an agreement. Therefore, MIE announced...

“Vlora Airport will Be Built at any Cost,” Gjiknuri Says
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“Vlora Airport will Be Built at any Cost,” Gjiknuri Says

TIRANA, November 7 Emphasizing the need to build the long-awaited Vlora Airport for tourism and economic growth, Minister of Infrastructure and Energy Damian Gjiknuri declared that the airport will be constructed at any cost, even with state budget funding if necessary. Currently, the Albanian authorities are negotiating the construction of the airport with the Turkish...

Albania Aims to Build Balkan’s Largest Solar Power Plant
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Albania Aims to Build Balkan’s Largest Solar Power Plant

TIRANA, August 3 Vlora region will be home to the largest photovoltaic power plant in the Balkans. The Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy (MIE) launched the procedure on the selection bid offer for the development and construction of the solar power station with an installed capacity of 50MW. The project will be constructed in the...

Construction of Vlora Airport to begin this Year
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Construction of Vlora Airport to begin this Year

TIRANA, July 11 Ambassador of Turkey to Tirana Murat Ahmet Yoruk said that the work for the first phase of Vlora Airport construction will begin within 2018. Ambassador Yoruk held a two-day tour in southern Albania and on Wednesday he met with the Mayor of Vlora, Dritan Leli. Ambassador Yoruk said considered the visit important...

Vlora Airport to Drive Economic Growth
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Vlora Airport to Drive Economic Growth

TIRANA, May 11 The construction of Vlora Airport is expected to start soon. Vlora Airport will further develop the passengers’ influx and also help to reduce ticket prices and thus the travel cost for citizens traveling from and to Albania. Prime Minister Edi Rama said while attending the General Assembly of the Albanian-Turkish Chamber of...

How to Work in the Aviation Industry, Training to Start in September 2018
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How to Work in the Aviation Industry, Training to Start in September 2018

TIRANA, April 17 Young people interested in the civil aviation industry will have the opportunity to attend professional training starting September 2018. Representatives from the Albanian Civil Aviation Authority, Mother Teresa International Airport, Albawings Albanian Airline, and Harry Fultz institute signed a cooperation memorandum on Monday that paves the way to vocational training in the...

Flight Prices Expected to Drop Soon
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Flight Prices Expected to Drop Soon

TIRANA, March 9 Flight prices are soon expected to drop. This was confirmed by the chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority, Krislen Kerri during an interview for Vision Plus TV on Friday. He explained that the expansion of the low-cost carriers’ capacity will cause prices to fall. According to him, the increased number of charter...

Albanian Govt to Start Vlora Airport Negotiations in 15 days
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Albanian Govt to Start Vlora Airport Negotiations in 15 days

TIRANA, March 2 Official negotiations with the Turkish consortium that will construct Vlora airport are expected to start after 15 days when the law on special procedures followed regarding this project will enter into force, Scan TV reported on Thursday. Discussions are expected to start in 45 days from the moment when the law will...

Turkey’s Investment Stock in Albania Is $2.7 Billion
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Turkey’s Investment Stock in Albania Is $2.7 Billion

TIRANA, January 31 The stock of Turkish direct investments in Albania is $2.7 billion. This was confirmed by the Ambassador of Turkey to Tirana, Murat Ahmet Yoruk during an official statement on the new airport project in Vlora area. The ambassador said that Turkey is a key investor in Albania. He stressed that the consortium...