Friday, 22 August 2014



Macedonia’s Airlines Forbidden from Flying to Germany and Italy



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11 December 2008 | The Macedonian Airlines MAT is not allowed to operate flights to Germany and Italy because of its debt to the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation, EUROCONTROL.

MAT’s last flight to Rome was on Sunday, according to the Vest newspaper, and the flights to Italy’s capital were turned down on Wednesday and Thursday.

About ten days ago, the airline was forbidden from flying to Düsseldorf, Berlin and Hamburg.

EUROCONTROL’s press service confirmed for the publication that MAT indeed owed money to the organisation its air traffic control services and that it has the right, granted by a Belgian court to collect what it is owed, although the amount of the debt was not announced.

MAT is a joint stock company established in 1994. Despite the reported halt in service to Germany and Italy, BalkanTravellers.com found today that MAT continues to advertise early booking deals on flights to Düsseldorf, Berlin, Hamburg and Rome.

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