Soon in SkopjeGermany’s second largest airline, Air Berlin, will commence operations to Skopje. The semi low cost carrier will begin flights from Dusseldorf to the Macedonian capital on June 25 with the service operating every Saturday. Flights are set to depart Dusseldorf in the evening hours with the return flight from Skopje taking off every Sunday morning. A Boeing 737-700 will be used on the service. Flights details can be found here. In the region, Air Berlin flies to Tivat, Priština and several cities on the Croatian coast.
Air Berlin becomes the latest in a string of airlines to commence flights to Skopje Alexander the Great Airport which recently secured services from Wizz Air and Niki. Meanwhile, Pegasus Airlines from Turkey has announced it will begin seasonal summer flights from Istanbul and Izmir to the Macedonian capital. The airport’s management believes that with more competition ticket prices will continue to decline and air travel will become more accessible to people in the country. Skopje’s new terminal is scheduled to open on September 8.