Good results for Skopje Airport

At Skopje Airport from January to June there were 6407 departures and arrivals, 4.8% more than the same period last year. At the beginning of summer timetable (which began March 30), the number of weekly frequencies with new scheduled destinations were increased by Adria Airways to Ljubljana (+3 compared to last year), Turkish Airline to Istanbul (+1), MAT to Rome and Vienna, and in May Croatia Airlines introduced a new line to Zagreb. There has been a decrease of weekly frequencies to Zurich, Dusseldorf, Hamburg and Berlin (operated by MAT and Helvetic Airways).

Aircraft movements in commercial aviation increased by 0.5% compared to same period in 2007, and non commercial aviation (military flights, general aviation and others) increased up to 21.5% compared to last year. According traffic figures most frequent aircraft in use at Skopje’s airport is Canadair 900 and Airbus 320.

In the first six months 291.918 passengers were transported, an increase of up to 8.5% compared to last year. Compared to year before, there is a growth of passenger traffic on all destinations, excluding Zurich and Dusseldorf, Hamburg and Berlin. The most frequent destination still remains Vienna and the most significant growth of traffic was registered to Ljubljana, Istanbul and Zagreb.