Sugareski: Low-cost airlines subsidy tender to be announced by end of June

Sugareski: Low-cost airlines subsidy tender to be announced by end of June

Skopje, 19 June 2018 (MIA) - A tender call for subsidizing low-cost airlines is expected to be announced by end of June, Minister of Transport and Communications Goran Sugareski told Tuesday.

He also underlined that subsidies for low-cost airlines continue and the aim is to direct more flights to Ohrid Airport.

“All interested companies will be able to apply, which means that we continue with subsidizing low-cost airlines by targeting Ohrid Airport,” Sugareski said.

He does not reveal more details regarding the tender criteria, but improvements to the model of subsidizing are expected to be made.

The contract with the low-cost airline Wizz Air expires this month. sk/14:41

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