Articles Tagged ‘Tirana’

flynas announce 11 new routes; Salzburg and Tirana among new airports

flynas announce 11 new routes; Salzburg and Tirana among new airports

Saudi Arabia’s flynas to start 11 new routes this summer, including four airports new to its network: Hurghada, Salalah, Salzburg, and Tirana.

Tirana Airport passes two million passenger mark; Wizz Air to become newest carrier with Budapest connection; S17 capacity up 22%

Tirana Airport passes two million passenger mark; Wizz Air to become newest carrier with Budapest connection; S17 capacity up 22%

Tirana Airport welcomed over two million passengers in 2016, up 10% when compared to 2015. Some of the advances for Tirana in 2017 include the arrival of Wizz Air from Budapest and Transavia which will begin direct flights from Amsterdam. We delve deeper into the recent history of the gateway to Albania. 

Tirana Airport faces major challenge as belleair ceases operations; Italian LCC blu-express starts seven routes to assist

Tirana Airport faces major challenge as belleair ceases operations; Italian LCC blu-express starts seven routes to assist

Albanian carrier belleair’s grounding may not be big news on a pan-European scale, but last year the airline accounted for 50% of the 1.7 million passengers who passed through Tirana International Airport. We reveal which routes it operated from Tirana this summer and which of these have been ‘saved’ by Italian LCC blu-express.


Albania’s Tirana airport growing at 10% p.a.; Belle Air operates 20 routes mostly to Italy

Article Thumbnail: Country FocusAlbania’s main airport is run by Germans and has a stylish new terminal, but which are the leading airlines at the airport? What’s the seasonality profile and what’s happening with Albanian Airlines?

Albanian LCC Belle Air focuses on Italian routes and link to Pristina

Article Thumbnail: Base AnalysisFrance may not have any indigenous LCCs but Albania does. Belle Air has been operating since 2006 with a varied fleet and a focus on Italian routes. What is its share of traffic at Tirana airport and which route did it recently start and then quickly drop? Which are its newest routes?