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The aviation market in Albania

  • 8/6/2021 11:45 AM
The aviation market in Albania

The latest national data of INSTAT, until June, show that in the first 6 months of 2021, passenger transport by air was as much as 53% of the same period of 2019.

August, according to Bloomberg has brought more breath to the domestic industry, while in this period there is an increase in demand due to tourism and migrant movements.

According to the Civil Aviation Authority (ACA), in April, Hungarian low-cost carrier Wizz Air owned 33% of the airline market by number of passengers. Since its entry a few years ago, the company has expanded rapidly, increasing the number of destinations even during the pandemic period. The company currently flies to 32 destinations in 11 countries.

The second operator is Air Albania, with a share of state capital, with 24% of the market, followed by Albawings with 8%, Alitalia with 7% while others have less than 5%.

/Klara Ruci/