WIZZ AIR ANNOUNCES MASSIVE EXPANSION AT SKOPJE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

WIZZ AIR ANNOUNCES MASSIVE EXPANSION AT SKOPJE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT

4TH AIRCRAFT, 3 NEW EXCITING ROUTES AND 3 MILLION PASSENGER MILESTONE IN MACEDONIA 

Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and TAV Macedonia, the company operating both Macedonian airports, announced opening 3 new routes from Skopje to Malta, Rome and Vaxjo (Sweden) and allocating the airline’s 4th aircraft at Skopje Airport.     Along with the exciting announcement, Wizz Air celebrated today an important milestone in Macedonia with a welcoming ceremony for its 3th millionth passenger at Skopje International Airport

Wizz Air’s expansion will start in July, when at the same time with the joining of 4th aircraft in their Skopje-based fleet, as of 14th and 16th of July, 3 new exciting routes will start operating, from Skopje to Malta, Rome Ciampino in Italy and Vaxjo in Sweden. 

The ticket sales for these 3 new routes starts today, on wizzair.com with prices from 1.799 MKD*** denars, while all bookings made to any of the 27 destinations available from Skopje, will have a special discount of 20%*, today 28th February until midnight. 

-Today’s announcement further underlines our commitment to Macedonia and WIZZ’s dedication to bringing lowest-fare travel opportunities for our  customers,  coupled with WIZZ’s great onboard service on one of the youngest fleets operating in Europe. Our investment into the Skopje base with an additional aircraft, three new routes and increased frequencies on existing flights means more jobs in Macedonia with both WIZZ and our business partners and will further stimulate the tourism and hospitality industries and strengthen Macedonia’s business relations. As Macedonia’s hometown airline and the largest airline operating in Macedonia, Wizz Air is also celebrating today an important milestone, 3 million passengers carried on our low fare routes to and from Macedonia. We are celebrating WIZZ’s Macedonian success story with a special Seat Sale of 20%*off for all new bookings made today, 28 February, to any of the 27 destinations available from Skopje, stated Owain Jones, Chief Corporate Officer at Wizz Air.

Along with the newly launched routes, the flights from Skopje to Eindhoven, Brussels Charleroi, Memmingen (Munich West) and Copenhagen will have a frequency increase up to 3 flights weekly, while the connections from Skopje to Gothenburg Landvetter, Bratislava and from Ohrid to Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg will have a frequency increase up to four flights weekly.  At the same time, the popular routes from Skopje to Malmo and Mulhouse will now be served daily by Wizz Air. 

 -It is our great honor and privilege, before the start of the summer flight schedule, today to celebrate reaching 3 million Wizz Air passengers in Macedonia, basing of their fourth aircraft in Skopje and another good news - the announcement of three new routes to Rome, Malta and Vaxjo (Sweden), for which we are sure that will be met with great interest and excitement by passengers at Skopje International Airport. These three new destinations, together with the already announced new Wizz Air route to Budapest, that will start from the 2nd of April, are really attractive destinations, demanded by the market and will be a real success in the context of our route network expansion from both Macedonian airports . This is a result of our continuous marketing studies and activities'', stated Alper Ersoy, TAV Macedonia General Manager.

The fourth aircraft joining WIZZ’s Skopje fleet represents a further investment of further € 99 million** by WIZZ in Macedonia, creating 36 additional direct jobs and taking the total to over 150 direct jobs with WIZZ in Skopje.

In 2016 Wizz Air, Macedonia’s biggest airline, carried over 1 million passengers on its low-fare Macedonian routes, which represents a 27% growth year over year and supports more than 750 local jobs**** in associated industries. Demonstrating its dedication to the Macedonian market, the airline has continuously invested in its ever-growing network, offering now 29 routes to 13 countries from its two Macedonian airports: Skopje and Ohrid, including the route from Skopje to Budapest starting in April.

Over the past six years, since WIZZ launched its first flight from Skopje to London in June 2011, 3 million passengers have enjoyed the WIZZ experience, low fares, easy booking system and excellent on-board service on one of Europe’s youngest and most efficient fleets. 

TAV Macedonia in the last 2016 continued with the impressive double digit increase of the number of passengers, reaching a total of 1,8 million passengers at both Macedonian Airports, Skopje Alexander the Great and Ohrid St. Apostle Paul Airport, with an annual increase of 15%. In the same time the number of flights has been increased by 8,9%, reaching total of 16.883 flights in 2016.  

WIZZ AIR’S NEWEST ROUTES FROM SKOPJE

Destination

Days

Starts

Fares from***

Malta

Monday, Friday

14 July 2017

MKD 1,799

Rome Ciampino

Monday, Friday

14 July 2017

MKD 1,799

Vaxjo

Monday, Friday

16 July 2017

MKD 1,199

  

WIZZ AIR’S INCREASED FREQUENCIES FROM SKOPJE

Destination

Weekly flights

Eindhoven

3 from 2

Brussels Charleroi

3 from 2

Gothenburg Landvetter

4 from 3

Memmingen (Munich West)

3 from 2

Malmo

daily

Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg

daily

Copenhagen

3 from 2 (until 17 Sept)

Bratislava

4 from 2

 

WIZZ AIR’S INCREASED FREQUENCIES FROM OHRID

Destination

Weekly flights

Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg

4 from 3

 

Useful Information

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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..