First charter flight carrying Polish tourists landed in Ohrid

A charter flight carrying 220 passengers from Poland, an organized group of tourists who will be holidaying on the Ohrid and Struga riviera, landed Thursday at the Ohrid St. Paul the Apostle airport.

The Small Planet Airlines charter departed from Katowice, organized by one of the largest travel agencies in Poland, Rego-Bis.

Welcoming the Polish tourists, Minister of Transport and Communications Goran Sugareski said the government with a series of measures was working to improve air transportation in the country in a bid to attract as many tourists as possible in Macedonia.

Starting today until late September, 14 charter flights are expected to arrive from Katowice to the St. Paul the Apostle airport, according to Alper Ersoy, CEO of TAV Macedonia. Charter flights are also expected to be launched from Warsaw.

Some 5,000 Polish tourists are estimated to spend their holidays in Macedonia this tourist season, it was announced.

In addition to flights from Poland, charter flights from the Netherlands, Belgium, Israel, Serbia, England and Switzerland to the Ohrid airport will be taking place throughout the tourist season.

Moren on Ohrid on our TRAVEL MACEDONIA BLOG here.


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