WIZZ AIR AND TAV MACEDONIA ANNOUNCE NEW DESTINATIONS WITH A SPECIAL FLIGHT FOR FOSTER CHILDREN

WIZZ AIR AND TAV MACEDONIA ANNOUNCE NEW DESTINATIONS WITH A SPECIAL FLIGHT FOR FOSTER CHILDREN

3RD AIRCRAFT IN SKOPJE, 1 NEW AIRPORT AND 6 NEW ROUTES

Skopje, 22 January: Wizz Air will operate six new destinations from Skopje and Ohrid airports, operated by TAV Macedonia. The companies have announced the new routes by organizing a special flight for the children of Skopje’s foster home.

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, will deploy a third Airbus A320 aircraft at its Skopje base from 29 June adding 5 new services from the Macedonian capital to Friedrischshafen, Oslo-Torp, Barcelona, Hamburg Luebeck and Nuremberg. Each new route will be operated twice weekly. The new aircraft will allow Wizz Air to increase the number of weekly flights on the existing routes from Skopje to Cologne, Gothenburg, Frankfurt Hahn, Malmo, Milan Bergamo and Paris Beauvais.

Wizz Air also announced operations from Macedonia’s second airport, Ohrid, which will take the number of airports in the WIZZ network to 110. The new service from Ohrid to Basel Mulhouse Freiburg will begin on 1 July and operate twice a week.


Wizz Air now offers a total of 20 routes to 10 countries from Macedonia.

John Stephenson, Executive Vice President of Wizz Air, said: "Today’s announcement is great news for Macedonia. By expanding our Skopje fleet and adding Ohrid to our route network, we create more travel opportunities and a greater choice of destinations. This is expected to create more local jobs as well as further stimulate tourism in Macedonia. We expect that our 6 new services and the increased capacity on existing services will be welcomed by consumers as we bring more low fares to Macedonia.”

Zoran Krstevski, General Manager, of TAV Macedonia, said: “Expanding the list of destinations from the airports that TAV operates in Macedonia is a great pleasure for us as a company but also for our passengers that enjoy our services on a daily basis. These new six routes are a confirmation of our continuing work for providing everything that is required for the airlines to use the Macedonian airports as well as for the passengers to have the best possible travel experience. This last thing was on our mind when the special flight for the children was suggested. By organizing it, we’re hoping that they’ll have a glimpse of what it means to travel through airports and by airplanes. Also, this is in line with TAV’s committed work in the field of corporate social responsibility which will continue in the future”.

TAV Macedonia hosted more than 1.2 million passengers at Skopje and Ohrid Airports in 2014 with a 20 percent increase from 2013. The flight number at the airports reached 13.969 with a 13 percent rise during the same period.

 

About TAV Airports

 TAV Airports, one of the world’s leading airport operators, operates Istanbul Atatürk, Ankara Esenboğa, Izmir Adnan Menderes, Milas Bodrum and Alanya Gazipaşa 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 provides service in other areas of airport operations including duty-free, food and beverage services, ground handling 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 743,000 flights and 95 million passengers in 2014.

About Wizz Air

Wizz Air is the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe*, operates a fleet of 54 Airbus A320 aircraft and offers over 360 routes from 19 bases, connecting 110 destinations across 38 countries. At Wizz Air, a team of approximately 2,200 aviation professionals delivers superior service and very low ticket prices making Wizz Air the preferred choice of 15.8 million passengers in 2014.   

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM SKOPJE:

 

Destination

Days

Starting date

Fares from**

Friedrichshafen

Mon; Fri

29 June

1,199 MKD

Oslo Torp

Mon; Fri

 29 June

1,799 MKD

Barcelona

Tue; Sat

30 June

1,799 MKD

Hamburg Luebeck

Wed, Sun

1 July

1,499 MKD

Nuremberg

Wed, Sun

1 July

1,199 MKD

  

WIZZ AIR’S NEW OHRID – BASEL MULHOUSE          FREIBURG ROUTE:

 

Days

Starting date

Fares from**

Wed; Sun

1 July

1,199 MKD

  

FREQUENCY INCREASES ON EXISTING ROUTES FROM SKOPJE:

 

Destination

Weekly flights

Start

Malmo

From 5 to 7

29 June

Gothenburg

From 3 to 4

29 June

Cologne

from 2 to 3

30 June

Frankfurt Hahn

From 2 to 3

30 June

Milan Bergamo

From 2 to 3

30 June

Paris Beauvais

From 2 to 3

30 June

 **One way price including taxes, non-optional charges and 1 small cabin bag.

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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
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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 
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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..