Tag: flight
Balkans 29.07.23 | 11:25

Direct flight Skopje – Sarajevo will be introduced in October

Aegean and Star Alliance will launch a direct flight Skopje – Sarajevo in October. The two capitals will be linked by three evening flights a week, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday.

Macedonia 03.01.23 | 20:48

Dense fog disrupts air traffic – one pilot gave up after a dozen attempts to land in Skopje

Dense fog over the capital Skopje continues to cause serious problems for air traffic. A plane from Hamburg tried a dozen times to find the best approach to the Skopje airport today, before giving up and heading to Pristina. Flight radar sites showed the drama over the city as the WizzAir pilot circled...

Macedonia 03.05.22 | 10:48

Skopje – Sofia flight runs mostly empty

The Bulgarian tourist company Guliver is still taking reservations for its Sofia – Skopje flight, but it is operating at a loss. The direct flight was inaugurated last month as a major part of the push to improve relations between the two countries, but it ran largely empty planes. Government...

Macedonia 11.02.22 | 18:46

Flights between Sofia and Skopje to begin on March 27

A regular flight from Sofia to Skopje will launch on March 27, conducted by the Bulgarian airline “GullivAir”, which is yet to define the price of plane tickets. Macedonian Government delegation, led by the Minister of Transport and Communications Blagoj Bocvarski, accompanied by a delegation from...

Macedonia 11.02.22 | 09:56

First direct flight Sofia – Skopje

Delegations from Bulgaria and Macedonia will be on board the first direct Sofia – Skopje passenger flight that is landing this morning. The line should be made permanent in March, operated by the Bulgarian Gulliver company. Introducing a direct link between the two capitals is one of the steps...

Macedonia 10.02.22 | 14:15

First direct flight from Sofia lands tomorrow in Skopje

The first direct passenger flight from Sofia is expected to land at the Skopje airport tomorrow. The line, operated by the Bulgarian Gulliver company, is going to be made permanent likely in March. Bulgarian Government officials will arrive with the flight tomorrow to continue negotiations with their...

Economy 06.02.22 | 16:29

Direct flights between Skopje and Sofia expected to begin in March

The Bulgarian Guliver company is expected to launch direct flights between Skopje and Sofia in March, for the price of 50 EUR. This is one of the initiatives raised by the two Governments as they look for ways to defuse the bitter historic dispute. The first exploratory flight is expected on February...

Economy 01.12.20 | 11:23

Direct line between Skopje and Kiev

Windrose is initiating a direct flight between Skopje and Kiev. The flights will be on Thursdays and Sundays. This is the first time Macedonia and Ukraine had a direct flight between their capitals.

Macedonia 12.08.20 | 14:04

Even after the “corona flight” to Finland scandal, the Macedonian Government will not introduce border checks

Even after the shocking transit of two dozen coronavirus patients from Kosovo to Finland through the Skopje airport, the interim Macedonian Government has no intention of introducing border controls. Finland was forced to re-introduce two weeks of quarantine for arrivals from high risk countries such...

Macedonia 10.04.20 | 18:36

160 Macedonians repatriated from Belgium and France

160 Macedonian nationals are being returned home after boarding a charter flight from Brussels and Paris. It is the eleventh flight organized by the Foreign Ministry to return Macedonians stranded abroad since the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, it said on Friday. 35 nationals from Abu Dhabi will...

Macedonia 06.04.20 | 18:44

Macedonian nationals repatriated from UK, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro

130 Macedonian nationals have returned to the country from London via Wizz Air flight on Monday, the Foreign Ministry said in a press release. The Embassy of Macedonia in London, the government’s General Secretariat, the Health Ministry and the Foreign Ministry helped Macedonian nationals stranded...

World 06.09.19 | 21:54

Airlines mechanic accused of attempted sabotage of flight with 150 on board

A mechanic for American Airlines appeared in court Friday after he was accused of trying to sabotage a commercial airliner shortly before it was set to take off from Miami International Airport for the Bahamas with 150 people on board, CNN reported. Abdul-Majeed Marouf Ahmed Alani has been charged with...

News 25.01.19 | 19:27

Zaev unable to land in Skopje on his return from Davos

The heavy snowstorm which enveloped Macedonia prevented Prime Minister Zoran Zaev from landing in Skopje on his return from Davos. His plane is likely to be diverted to Istanbul or Sofia. Some flight watchers have already posted a plane landing in Sofia after circling around Skopje, believing it to be...