TAV BRINGS FRENCH TOUR- OPERATORS IN OHRID

TAV BRINGS FRENCH TOUR- OPERATORS IN OHRID

The goal of this visit for the French tour operators, organized by TAV Airports, is to convince them to include Macedonia in their tours through the Balkans, organized by regular charter-flights to Ohrid Airport

 TAV Airports from Istanbul, through its marketing department this weekend have brought major French tour operators to meet the beauties of Macedonia and Ohrid region.

 Representatives of six French tour operators, among which TUI France and Mondial tourisme, during this weekend are introduced with Ohrid region beauties and tourism possibilities, in order to convince them to include Ohrid and Macedonia in their touristic packages for the Balkans, operated by regular charter-flights to Ohrid Airport.

 The marketing representative at TAV Airports, Serkan Karahatay, between meetings with the French tour operators, explained that this visit have purpose to bring new charter flights to Ohrid, by attracting the French tour operators.

 -Bringing the biggest French outgoing tour operators to Macedonia this weekend, is part of TAV Airports constant activities for attracting new airlines and new tour operators to Macedonian airports. The one thing that makes our job easier when it comes to Ohrid Airport is the natural and untouched beauty of Ohrid Lake, that is presented to all foreign tour operators and airlines as a unique potential for their business. We expect fruitful meetings and reaching our goal – convince these tour operators to include Macedonia and Ohrid in their touristic packages within the Balkan countries. As tour operators they all have their airlines that can fly to Ohrid within organized charter flights, bringing French and other European tourists in Macedonia’’, stated Serkan Karahatay, TAV Airports Marketing representative.    

 Besides the meetings with TAV Airports, the French tour operators this weekend will have meetings with Ohrid Municipality and of course taken to sight-seeing and visits of all historical cultural inheritance in Ohrid.  

 TAV Macedonia, as part of TAV Airports, finished the first 8 months of 2016 with 19% increase in passenger traffic at both Macedonian airports – Skopje Alexander the Great and Ohrid St. Paul the Apostle by 27%, reaching 1.211.588 passengers. At the same time the number of flights have been increased by 12%, reaching total of 11.459 aircraft operations. 

Covid19: Travel Safe

Aviation is a highly regulated industry due to the global character of the business. In Turkey, the precautions to be taken at airports against COVID-19 are defined in the “Airports Pandemic Precautions and Certification Circular”, issued by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (SHGM). We have implemented these precautions fully at our airport.

As TAV Airports, our global footprint reaches 100 airports in 30 countries. Through this know-how, we have implemented precautions that go beyond legal requirements. Our staff is trained regarding the new regulations and code of conduct.

The precautions taken at our airport can be grouped under three main areas.

Firstly, we have mapped the movement of passengers and staff inside the airport and configured a flow that would enable everyone to keep safe physical distance with other in every step of the way. Secondly, we have increased the frequency of disinfection and hygiene works. Thirdly, we have made arrangements to minimize contact between passengers and airport staff.

To protect yourself and others, you are required to wear a mask at all times during your journey in the airport. Passengers without a mask will not be allowed inside the terminal and will not be able to board the plane. Irregularity to comply with this rule may result in penalties.

We kindly remind you to wear a mask during your trip to and from the airport with public transportation.

No, you can still check-in to your flight when you arrive at the terminal. On the other hand, for a faster and safer experience, we recommend to complete your online check-in before arriving at the terminal, whenever possible.

We have implemented signage for you to keep your physical distance with others during security control. Please adhere to directions.

X-ray machines and trays are disinfected frequently.

Your body temperature will be checked with thermal cameras upon entering the terminal. Anyone with a body temperature above 37.5C will be directed to the health authorities. We kindly remind you to put on your mask before entering the terminal building.

Until further notice, only passengers and airport staff will be allowed inside the terminal. Please wait in the carpark to welcome guests.

We recommend that you arrive at the airport at least 2 hours before your flight for domestic flights, and 3 hours for international flights.

The lounges at our airport are configured as for you to keep your safe physical distance with others. Please follow instructions and signage.

During this phase, some facilities at our airport may be closed to service. For detailed information: www.primeclass.com.tr

The F&B points at our airport are configured as for you to keep your safe physical distance with others. Please follow instructions and signage. Wearing a mask is obligatory at F&B points.

F&B areas, kitchens and storage areas are frequently disinfected.

We recommend using contactless payment options.

The duty-free at our airport are configured as for you to keep your safe physical distance with others. Please follow instructions and signage. Wearing a mask is obligatory at duty-free shops.

Duty-free areas and storage areas are frequently disinfected.

We recommend using contactless payment options.

The prayer areas at our airport are configured as for you to keep your safe physical distance with others. Please follow instructions and signage.

All waiting areas at our airport are configured as for you to keep your safe physical distance with others. Please follow instructions and signage.

Boarding will begin from the back of the aircraft and proceed to front row seats. Please wait for your turn.

Boarding pass and ID checks are configured to minimize contact with others.

Passengers without masks won’t be allowed to board the airplane.

International arrival passengers will have their body temperatures checked and in case of suspicion, passengers will be directed to the health units.

All arrival areas at our airport are configured as for you to keep your safe physical distance with others. Please follow instructions and signage.

Baggage conveyor systems are disinfected frequently.