AT OHRID AIRPORT: TAV WELCOMED THE FIRST FLIGHT FROM ISTANBUL BY ONUR AIR AND TATILBUDUR.COM

AT OHRID AIRPORT: TAV WELCOMED THE FIRST FLIGHT FROM ISTANBUL BY ONUR AIR AND TATILBUDUR.COM

With a water canon salute, Turkish delight and colorful cupcakes, TAV Macedonia warmly welcomed the first group of 180 passengers that arrived this afternoon from Istanbul at Ohrid St. Paul the Apostle Airport, with Airbus A320 airplane, operated by the airline Onur Air, organized by tour-operator Tatilbudur.com

The new seasonal flights Istanbul-Ohrid-Istanbul will be operated every Sunday, departing from Istanbul Atatürk Airport to Ohrid at 1:30 PM, while from Ohrid to Istanbul at 3:00 PM, in the period from 15th of April until the 21st of October.

-It is our pleasure to welcome the first flight from Istanbul at Ohrid Airport today and mark the beginning of the cooperation with the airline Onur Air and the tour operator Tatilbudur.com on the Macedonian market. This summer, more than 4.500 passengers from Istanbul, will arrive at Ohrid Airport with 23 flights, which will be operated once weekly, from 15th of April until 21st of October. This will be a significant contribution to the rise of the total number of Turkish tourists here, as well as for the development of the tourism at Ohrid Lake in general. Although organized as vacation tours, these flights are not just touristic flights, but also a good connection between the two cities for business and for visits of relatives and friends. Besides bookings of tours through Tatilbudur.com, individual travelers can also buy flight tickets directly at www.onurair.com, stated Alper Ersoy, TAV Macedonia General Manager.

-We, as Onur Air, love flying to the destinations which have not been served yet. As long as we have a motive, even a small one. Tatilbudur gave us this motive and impulse. TAV also supported us. We hereby express our thanks to them. I hope we can attain an achievement in Ohrid encompassing a wide range of our cultural heritage.The tickets of the flights, to attract not only our passengers living in Macedonia but also the ones living in the closely-situated Albania, can be purchased from our website and our authorized sales agencies, stated Teoman Tosun, Onur Air General Manager.

  -As TatilBudur celebrates its 20th year in travel sector, we are happy to announce Istanbul-Ohrid flight, which will make important contribution to the flight business in Turkey. This flight is very significant for our country, TatilBudur, Onur Air and TAV as it is the first direct flight from Istanbul to Ohrid. We, as TatilBudur, set our goal as becoming the largest tour operator who carries most Turkish tourists to Balkan countries. We plan to organize 22 weekly tours in 23 Ohrid flights. By the help of this direct flight, we plan to provide economical travel opportunity for Turkish tourists to six countries, including Macedonia, Montenegro, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo, Albania, stated TatilBudur.com CEO, Cenk Angın.

TAV Macedonia expects a busy summer season at Ohrid Airport. Besides Istanbul, there will be 3 more new seasonal destinations announced – Warsaw, Tallinn and Eindhoven, in addition to existing seasonal flights to Amsterdam, Brussels, Tel Aviv, Katowice, operated from April until October.

The Polish tour operator Rego Bis, which commenced seasonal flights from Katowice in 2017, has announced to open another destination – Warsaw; the Estonian Airline

Nordica will launch seasonal flights from Tallinn to Ohrid; the Dutch tour operator TUI that already flies from Amsterdam will extend their operations to Ohrid, by opening Eindhoven as a new destination.

As of November, Wizzair will introduce new regular route from Ohrid to Vienna and will perform flights year around.

At the moment, at Ohrid Airport there are 3 regular routes year round – Basel, Zurich and London.

In the 1st quarter of 2018 (January-March), a total of 448.729 passengers travelled through both Macedonian airports, Skopje International Airport and Ohrid St.Paul the Apostle Airport, with a 22% increase on the annual level. At the same time the total number flights was 4.018, with an annual rise of 19%.

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Frequently Asked Questions

There is regular shuttle bus to/from Skopje International Airport for passengers that drives and stops at key bus stops throughout the City of Skopje and arrives at the airport. V2V Transporter manages and operates the shuttle buses for passengers. The shuttle bus timetable is prepared according to the arrivals/departures of flights at Skopje International Airport. One way ticket for the shuttle bus costs MKD 180. You can find more information in Passenger guide section on our the webpage, or click Bus.

Skopje International Airport operates 24/7. Restaurants and cafes such as Cakes & Bakes, Café In, Burger King and NeedStop are available for the passengers at any time; business lounge (PrimeClass CIP Service) offers you comfort 24/7, while ATU Duty Free is opened as per the flights timetable and offers wide range of products.  

Check-in at the passenger and baggage check-in counters starts 180 minutes (3 hours) before the scheduled time of departure (STD) specified on your flight ticket. The closing time of the airport check-in counter is no later than 60 minutes before STD stated on your flight ticket.
Since the beginning of COVID–19 pandemic, due to the requirements for different travel documents imposed by different countries, TAV Macedonia appeals to passengers to arrive at the airport 3 hours before take-off.

For information about your flight, please follow Skopje International Airport website, in the Arrivals and Departures section, where all changes to the flights schedule are updated in real time, i.e., as we receive information by airlines.

If you need urgent additional information about your flight, you can call Skopje International Airport Information Desk on the phone number: +38923148333, it is open 24/7.

Passengers are allowed to carry on board free of charge items such as coat, 1 umbrella or walking stick, 1 ladies handbag, 1 camera or binoculars, 1 baby transporter, 1 pair of crutches or similar prosthetic aids, medical equipment on which the passenger is fully dependent, a reasonable quantity of baby food.

Regarding the baggage fees amount, please contact your airline, because each airline has its own baggage policy and applicable rules.

If you have any specific question about what you can or cannot carry, i.e. allowed/prohibited items, in your baggage, please send your question to our Customer Relations Department at customer.mk@tav.aero.

In case of lost or damaged baggage, please immediately go to the Lost & Found Department, which is located near the baggage claim area, i.e. in the Arrivals Area after Passport Control and before Customs Control.
Our employees from L&F will prepare a lost/damaged baggage report for you, that you’ll later on send it to your airline. If you need to contact the Lost&Found department, please write us on: lostbaggage@tav.aero 
For lost or found items on the plane, please contact us at the same email: lostbaggage@tav.aero 
If you lose or find a personal item in the airport building, please report it immediately either to the Information Desk or to the Security staff, while if you have already left the airport, please write to us at lost.property@tav.aero
All details at:
http://skp.airports.com.mk/.../airport.../page/lost-luggage

Yes. Since 2015 TAV Macedonia has introduced free Wi-Fi internet at Skopje International Airport, which was upgraded in 2019. Passengers can access free internet through their mobile devices by simply connecting to a wireless network called TAV Airports, password is not required.

You can park your vehicle in our parking lot without prior reservation. This service is available 24/7 at Skopje International Airport. 
Car Park Pricelist:
Up to 1h    – MKD 90 
Up to 2h    – MKD 130 
2 – 4h    – MKD 250 
4 – 8h    – MKD 400 
Up to 24h    – MKD 700 
For more information on parking services, please click on Parking.

Yes. At Skopje International Airport there are specially designated, marked parking lots for persons with disabilities and the car park services are free of charge. By enclosing the traffic license and the disability identification card at the Car Park Payment Counter, located inside the terminal building, our employees will cancel the car park ticket and the disabled person will be automatically exempt from paying for the car park service. If all designated parking lots for disabled persons are occupied, park your car on a regular parking lot, and following the above stated procedure you will be exempted from paying for the car park services.
For more information on parking services, please click on Parking or visit Passengers with disabilities and Passengers with Reduced Mobility – PRMs.

Yes. At Skopje International Airport there is a Special Assistance Service for passengers with reduced mobility (PRMs). The counter where you can ask for this free of charge service is located inside the Terminal building, next to the Information Desk. Passenger with Reduced Mobility (PRM) means any person whose mobility is reduced due to physical incapacity (sensor or locomotor), intellectual deficiency, age, illness, or other cause of disability.

Yes. There is a smoking room at Skopje International Airport, which is located in the security-restricted area, airside. The smoking room is located next to Gate number 201, i.e., on the left side after you pass passport control and security screening.
In addition to the smoking room, passengers can use the open terraces of the cafeterias located at the entrance to the terminal building of the airport.
Smoking is prohibited in all other areas of the terminal building. 

For general question or inquiry that does not require immediate response, or if you have any other complaint or compliment, please send an e-mail to customer.mk@tav.aero. This is our Customer Relations Department, which will respond to your inquiry accordingly as soon as possible..