TAV AND WIZZ AIR CELEBRATE 3 NEW ROUTES AND BASING OF AIRLINE’S 4TH AIRCRAFT IN SKOPJE

TAV AND WIZZ AIR CELEBRATE 3 NEW ROUTES AND BASING OF AIRLINE’S 4TH AIRCRAFT IN SKOPJE

TAV Macedonia, the company operating Skopje International Airport and Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Macedonia’s leading airline, celebrated today the deployment of airline’s fourth aircraft at Skopje base and the commencement of 3 long-awaited routes to Rome, Malta and Vaxjo (Sweden).

 -Wizz Air, Macedonia’s number one airline, keeps growing and providing more opportunities to our customers to travel in Europe and beyond on the lowest fares. Our fourth aircraft at Skopje Airport will create a number of additional local jobs with WIZZ and the new destinations added to the network mean an even greater choice for WIZZ passengers of 27 popular routes to 13 countries operating from Skopje. Our fantastic crew will ensure an excellent travel experience for each passenger traveling on board one of Europe’s youngest fleets, stated  Sorina Ratz, Communications Manager at Wizz Air.

 The modern 180-seater Airbus A320 aircraft will support operations on the new routes from Skopje to Malta, Rome and Växjö. Passengers planning their holidays or weekend getaways to any of these exciting destinations can book their tickets on wizzair.com from only MKD 1119.99*.

 Wizz Air’s continued expansion in Macedonia underlines the airline’s commitment to its Macedonian customers which began with its very first flight from Skopje to London-Luton in 2011. The new aircraft allocated today to WIZZ’s Skopje base is bringing the total investment by Wizz Air in Macedonia to over $396 million** and a local staff of 139 employees.

 -I would like to express our appreciation for the decision of Wizz Air to base its 4th aircraft at Skopje International Airport, which is an important decision since the investment is huge and it shows that Macedonian aviation is still developing and stable.  With basing 4th aircraft the airline will add three more new destinations - Vaxjo (Sweden), Malta and Rome, and increase the frequencies of some of the existing routes. TAV Macedonia will continue to work on opening new routes, expanding the frequencies of the existing ones and bringing new airlines on the market, for which we closely cooperate with Ministry of transport, and all competent governmental institutions, stated Alper Ersoy, TAV Macedonia General Manager.

 Wizz Air’s massive expansion at its Skopje base brings an 17% increase to its total yearly capacity, including the increased frequencies on some of the most popular routes to: Eindhoven, Brussels Charleroi, Memmingen (Munich West), Copenhagen, Gothenburg Landvetter and Bratislava. At the same time, Wizz Air will provide a daily connection from Skopje to the popular destinations like Malmo and Mulhouse. The extended WIZZ low-fare network from Macedonia will further stimulate tourism and hospitality industries, while strengthening business relations between the countries.

 Since the beginning of 2017, over half a million passengers traveled on WIZZ routes from Skopje, which is an increase of 12% compared to the same period last year and which supported over 375 jobs*** in associated industries in the area. Wizz Air’s local crew, trained to the highest standards, welcomes all passengers on board of one of the youngest fleets in Europe, delivering excellent customer experience on every flight to any of the 27 destinations available from Skopje.

Already the leading airline in Macedonia, Wizz Air continues to bring the lowest fares to customers as well as creating new opportunities for eager travelers. In total, in 2017, over 1.3 million WIZZ seats are on sale on 29 routes to 13 countries from two Macedonian airports: Skopje and Ohrid, an 18% increase year-on-year.

 TAV Macedonia in the first 6 months of 2017 marks 6% increase in passenger’s traffic number, compared to the same period last year, or at both Macedonian airports, from January until June passed a total of 860.130 passengers. With the additional destinations by Wizz Air and other airlines, and the increased frequencies, from TAV Macedonia expect higher increase rate of traffic during the second half of this year.

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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..