Albawings is an Albanian low-cost airline based at Tirana International Airport. The airline operates services from its hub, at Tirana, to several Italian destinations.
Albawings was founded in February 2015 and was its Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) by the Albanian Civil Aviation Authority in February 2016.
The first aircraft of the company was a Boeing 737-500, followed by a Boeing 737-400, which the airline has been leasing since 2016.
Albawings has different baggage rules for carry-on and checked baggage.
On all flights, each passenger may carry only one hand luggage with size not exceeding 55x40x20 cm. Baggage must not weigh more than 10 kgs for all Albawings scheduled flights.
For all scheduled flights in/from Albania the transport of checked baggage is subject to payment:
Please note that the price for excess baggage is 10 EUR per kg
All Albawings passengers will fly in Economy as this is the only cabin the airline offers.
Beverages, snacks and meal options are available to purchase on-board. The airline has its own onboard magazine.
Additional optional fees:
The padded seats are comfortable, with fold-down trays and adjustable lighting and air-con.
Albawings offers online check-in and airport check-in. For a quick and easy airport journey, we advise that you check in online.
Albawings Online Check-in opening from 48 hours to 30 minutes prior to your scheduled flight time.
For all Albawings scheduled flights, the check-in desk opens anyway 2 hours before the scheduled departure and closes 45 minutes before departure.
Passengers must also be at the boarding gate at least 30 minutes before the scheduled departure of the flight.
As of July 2020, Albawings flies to 11 destinations including a seasonal flight to London Stansted Airport, United Kingdom. These flights are operating from Tirana, Albania.
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Tirana International Airport Nënë Tereza, often referred to as the Rinas International Airport, is the main international airport of the Republic of Albania. The airport serves the city of Tirana and the surrounding region in the county of Tirana.
The airport serves as the main hub for the country's flag carrier, Air Albania, as well as Albawings. The airport also serves as a focus city for Adria Airways, Blue Panorama Airlines and Ernest Airlines.
As of July 2020, the airline operates a fleet of Boeing 737-400 aircraft.
The airline has a codeshare agreement with Blue Panorama Airlines.
5th June 2019
From the 5th June 2019, Albawings have launched seasonal services between Tirana (TIA) and Dusseldorf (DUS), scheduled to operate until 24th October 2019. The route will be operated twice weekly on Thursdays and Sundays using the 170-seat 737-400 aircraft.