The return will be guaranteed by the airline company "Air Albania" which will carry out flights in some countries to complete the repatriation.
The Minister said that it will be possible, again through this company, to return the Albanians to the foreign countries where they reside but only if they have a residence permit.
For Albanians returning home, a quarantine period will be mandatory at some hotels in the Durres area. Travel and accommodation costs at these hotels will be borne by the traveler. In his statement, the minister also clarified how to book the trip and the hotel structure.
Dear fellow citizens, we already have the solution to your concerns about the return process.
After the first group of repatriations that we carried out a few days ago, for all those citizens who were considered according to the criteria established by the Albanian government, as needy groups, i.e. students and humanitarian cases, we have already committed ourselves to solving this problem at its root. delicate.
In close collaboration between the ministries involved in this process, we have managed to create a safe mechanism for return, a mechanism that will not affect the positive results achieved so far for protection against the spread of COVID 19.
The measures adopted by the Albanian government will be rigorously observed during this process, through carefully designed protocols by the Institute of Public Health.
Starting on Saturday 18 April, "Air Albania" will carry out flights to various European destinations, which have been evaluated by us, as the main points for the transport of Albanian passengers, who want to return home.
In order to meet the quarantine conditions, the Ministry of Tourism and the Environment has reached an agreement with several hotels in the Durres area, which have expressed their willingness to transform themselves into COVID-19 quarantine facilities.
Air transport for the return process will be carried out by the flag carrier "AIR ALBANIA".
This whole package, which includes air transportation and hotel facilities, available for quarantine, can be booked online with reasonable payments, which guarantee your service in terms of health security.
To make a return package booking, you must first access the airalbania.com.al website and then the "return" section.
Click on the hotel link to select the most suitable package for you and then confirm the electronic quarantine form. This form will be signed in person even when boarding at the Air Albania counters in the airports from which you will travel.
Please read carefully the conditions established in this form, as we will not tolerate anyone who violates the established and accepted rules, endangering the health security of all Albanian citizens, the efforts of each of us, in this war with the enemy Invisible.
After accepting the quarantine conditions, it is possible to proceed with the electronic payment for 14 days of stay in the accommodation.
Your e-mail will receive confirmation of your accommodation reservation, along with a unique identification code, which you will use to continue booking your flight ticket.
Then go back to the Air Albania page and with the code you already have, book your ticket and proceed with the purchase. This will complete the return booking process.
Air Albania will electronically send you all the details of your flight, the respective airport, the exact day and time of the flight.
Upon arrival at Rinas airport, the structures of the Ministry of Health and Social Security will check your health, and therefore you will be transported by means of transport that are provided by accommodation facilities, accompanied by the state police in the Durres area. .
The stay in quarantine will last 14 days and only after the medical staff has verified your health conditions, will you return to your home, obviously respecting all the rules established by the Albanian government during the pandemic period.
I would also like to inform you that the "Air Albania" flights, which will leave with Rome this weekend, but will be followed by other destinations, can be used to travel from Tirana to Italy, by Italian or Albanian citizens, who have a residence permit valid for living and working in the neighboring country.
Again, we ask all interested parties to comply with all the requirements and rules established by the Italian state for the return process.
The online booking system will be available from Thursday at 22:00
For any difficulty that you encounter during the return process, we will put some contact numbers at your disposal, where you can find answers or help.
The Albanian government is committed to successfully implementing your return, but without violating any of the measures and rules established for protection from COVID-19. We ask for your understanding and collaboration. Only together can we win this war with the invisible enemy.
We have sacrificed a lot to get to this point where we are, so we must not lose vigilance against this cunning enemy, who spares no one.
🟢 JA SI DO TË NISË RIATDHETËSIMI NGA ITALY NË FUND TË JAVËS * Plani i Riatdhesimit do të përshpejtohet dhe si të gjitha masat e tjera, do të ndryshojë në vijim duke u adaptuar në funkshë të funna
Placed by Ministria and Infrastrukturës dhe Energjisë on Tuesday 14 April 2020
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