Articles Tagged ‘Tirana’

King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh celebrates multiple route launches with flynas and flyadeal

King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh celebrates multiple route launches with flynas and flyadeal

It has been a busy few weeks at King Khalid International Airport (KKIA) in Riyadh in terms of route launches. flynas has started several new routes and flyadeal started its first international service, having previously only operated domestic services.

Wizz Air CEO: “a third of our network is brand-new”

Wizz Air CEO: “a third of our network is brand-new”

There are two things Wizz Air is doing differently to the industry during coronavirus, including big network diversification. How is it performing margin-wise? 

Route launches and new route announcements (26 June - 6 July)

Route launches and new route announcements (26 June – 6 July)

Wizz Air begins Abu Dhabi; American Airlines to start Seattle – Shanghai; Air Albania to be fifth airline from Tirana to London; and much, much more.


Wizz Air opens Larnaca base and begins initial routes

Wizz Air opens Larnaca base and begins initial routes

With its first departure to Athens, Wizz Air has inaugurated its new base at Larnaca (along with new bases at Lviv and Tirana).

Air Albania announces Stansted, the fifth airline from Tirana to London

Air Albania announces Stansted, the fifth airline from Tirana to London

Air Albania will join Albawings, British Airways, easyJet, and Wizz Air from Tirana to London, with four London airports served.

Air Serbia announces Oslo, soon after Wizz Air; now, 3 airlines will operate Belgrade - Oslo-area

Air Serbia announces Oslo, soon after Wizz Air; now, 3 airlines will operate Belgrade – Oslo-area

Starting on 16 July, Air Serbia’s twice-weekly connection will be good for P2P demand and be timed for onward connectivity to eight destinations with 95,000.


Wizz Air announces 55 new routes and three new bases from this summer

Wizz Air announces 55 new routes and three new bases from this summer

With new bases at Milan Malpensa, Larnaca, and Tirana, we look at Wizz Air’s 55 new routes. Almost half have direct competition, with big easyJet fight.

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?