TAV MACEDONIA SKOPJE AIRPORT TO INTRODUCE A DIRECT FLIGHT TO GENEVA AS OF APRIL 2015

TAV MACEDONIA SKOPJE AIRPORT TO INTRODUCE A DIRECT FLIGHT TO GENEVA AS OF APRIL 2015

TAV Macedonia Skopje Airport to introduce a direct flight to Geneva as of April 2015

Skopje International Airport, operated by TAV Macedonia, as of April next year will add the Swiss city Geneva to its flight schedule

Skopje International Airport operated by TAV Macedonia, gets ready to expand its destination network with Swiss International Air Lines’ Geneva flights. ‘Alexander the Great’ will be connected to Geneva in Switzerland by SWISS International Air Lines direct reciprocal flights as of April next year. Geneva will be the third destination in Switzerland that the Skopje Airport has an air connection with, in addition to Zurich and Basel.  

-We welcome the decision taken by SWISS Airlines to start flying again between Geneva and Skopje as of April. This is good news not only for our distinguished passengers, but also for our immigrants in Switzerland, as well as for the business community in both countries. In turn this will also increase the tourism exchange, stated Zoran Krstevski, TAV Macedonia General Manager.

The first flight from Skopje to Geneva is scheduled for April 4th, 2015, according to Skopje Airport’s summer timetable. SWISS will operate flights on this route from Alexander the Great on every Saturday at 18:20. For the summer season, SWISS will serve Skopje-Geneva flights two times a week, on Tuesday and Saturday.

Director of SWISS Austria and Central Eastern Europe Bernhard Wodl said “We are pleased to be able to reply positively to the growing demand for travel between Macedonia and Switzerland and to launch a new service from Skopje Alexander the Great to Geneva.”

Skopje International Airport will, expectedly, add new destinations to its network next year in addition to increased frequency of the existing routes, as well as improvement of the overall services offered at both airports.

SWISS representatives state that the flight tickets between Skopje-Geneva-Skopje will be bookable by mid-January on swiss.com as well as via travel agencies.

About TAV Airports

TAV Airports, one of the world’s leading airport operators, operates Istanbul Atatürk, Ankara Esenboğa, Izmir Adnan Menderes, Milas-Bodrum and Gazipaşa-Alanya airports in Turkey. Tbilisi and Batumi airports in Georgia, Monastir and Enfidha-Hammamet airports in Tunisia, Skopje and Ohrid airports in Macedonia, Madinah Airport in Saudi Arabia and Zagreb Airport in Croatia are also operated by TAV Airports. The Holding also operates in other areas of airport operations including duty-free, food and beverage services, ground services, IT, security and operation services. Within the same context, TAV Airports also operates duty free, food and beverage and other commercial areas at Riga Airport in Latvia. Together with its subsidiaries, the Company provided services to approximately 652,000 flights and 84 million passengers in 2013. Having gone to public in 2007, TAV Airports is listed in the corporate governance and sustainability indexes established by Borsa Istanbul.

About SWISS

Swiss International Air Lines (SWISS) is the airline of Switzerland. Alongside its primary hub Zurich, Geneva is a key airport for SWISS, who has the second biggest market share at Geneva Cointrin Airport. From January to September 2014, SWISS carried 1.74 million passengers to and from Geneva and a total of over 15 million passengers within its network worldwide with a fleet of 90 aircrafts. As of summer flight time table, SWISS offers 39 non-stop destinations that can be reached from Geneva, with expanding tendency. Flight services to and from Skopje will take place twice per week. True to its Swiss roots, the company is dedicated to providing highest possible quality in its products and services. As part of Lufthansa Group and a member of Star Alliance, SWISS remains truthful to its vision in providing quality air services that link Switzerland with Europe and the rest of the world.

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..