The Albanian national airline "Air Albania" will start - after Istanbul - to operate from and to European destinations.
As announced by Prime Minister Edi Rama, the next and first European destinations of "Air Albania" will all be Italian, Rome, Milan and Bologna.
"Red-black airline flights to the skies of Europe begin with Italy in the autumn. ”- reads the post on Facebook by Prime Minister Rama.
The latter also presented (with attached photos) to the public the Boeing 737 of the 2016 called "Migjeni" which will handle the flights to and from Italy starting next autumn
"After 'Lasgushi' which covers Istanbul, here is also 'Migjeni', the second aircraft of the 'Air Albania' fleet that will fly to Italy in the early autumn. This is a Boeing 737 of the year 2016 with high quality standard services, from the food on board that many passengers at Tirana airport had forgotten for many years on television for every passenger, as never happened before.
Meanwhile, by the end of the year, it will also be added to the fleet "Naimi" for other European destinations while, further on, it will be up to "Noli" for direct lines Albania-United States."- reads the post published Saturday by Facebook by Edi Rama.
Price comparison: Air Albania, Fly Ernest, Blue Panorama and Alitalia
Albania News put in compare the prices of companies operating from Albania to Italy and vice versa by choosing the Rome-Tirana route (going from Rome Fiumicino and returning from Tirana) and how you date the 20 December and the 3 January, the usual period in which Albanian emigrants return home to spend the Christmas holidays and to celebrate the new year.
With Air Albania a return ticket would cost 119.20 €; 159.80 €instead, with Ernest Airlines although with slightly modified dates (19 December and 5 January) since the others are not available.
Salt a 170.20 € the ticket with Blue Panorama, lower than that of Alitalia that despite having the largest offer with regard to the number of flights to and from the Albanian capital (four) it has the highest rates for the dates in question, or 219.10 € in total.
Who are the Albanian personalities to whom the aircraft of the airline "Air Albania" are dedicated?
The idea of the Albanian government to dedicate the aircraft of the national airline "Air Albania" to great personalities of Albanian history is an idea already seen previously by the airline Norwegian Air
Lasgush Poradeci - Albanian poet (Pogradec 1899 - Tirana 1988). He contributed to the renewal of Albanian poetry with his suggestive lyrics, collected in Vallja and yjeve ("The dance of the stars", 1933) and Ýlli i zemrës ("The stars of the heart", 1937). Posthumous recognition is the volume Vepra letrare ("The literary work", 1990) which collects his published and unpublished texts.
Flights Tirana-Rome, Tirana-Bologna, Tirana-Milan
Millosh Gjergj Nikolla (Migjeni), was born in 1911 in Scutari and died in 1938 a Torre Pellice (Turin). Writer of verses and prose, he is one of the most famous Albanian intellectuals of the twentieth century.
Flights Tirana - other European destinations
Naim Frashëri - Albanian poet and writer (Frashër, southern Albania, 1846 - Constantinople 1900). Affiliated to the mystery sect of the Bektāshīs, which bases its religious belief in Persian "Sufism", its lyrics, in which it advocates the freedom of Albania and at the same time universal brotherhood, are pervaded by subtle veins of mystical pantheism. (Source: Treccani)
Flights Tirana-United States
Fan Noli - Albanian writer and politician (Ibrik-Tepe, Adrianople, 1882 - Fort Lauderdale 1965). Orthodox priest, he founded the Albanian autocephalous church and promoted the use of Albanian as a liturgical language.