Albania considers flight resumption after May 11

Albania is considering the opening of its borders and the resumption of flights after May 11.

“We will analyze the situation regarding the opening of the air and land corridors. The flights have not fully resumed, but this is in progress. On May 11, we can have the relaxation of the quarantine measures for the passengers who are repatriated,” the country’s Prime Minister Edi Rama announced on Wednesday.

He added that before opening the borders, Albania has to evaluate the in other countries.

Tirana International Airport (TIA) announced that all flights were suspended on March 23, 2020, except the flight to and from Istanbul, operated by Air Albania. Days later the Istanbul route was discontinued.

TIA remains open to humanitarian flights, repatriation flights, cargo and all flights that were deemed necessary.

Repatriation flights were operated by the country’s flag carrier Air Albania from different European destinations.

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