Tirana, 2 November 2021 - For the second time at Tirana International Airport (TIA), a concert was held in the transit area to mark the beginning of scheduled flights of LOT Polish Airlines to and from Tirana International Airport to Warsaw.
To mark the occasion, the event - Chopin meets LOT at Tirana International Airport—was staged as part of a piano Concert organised by TIA, in collaboration with the Frédéric Chopin Association, Pro Musica Ensemble, Music Schools, with the support of the Embassy of Poland.
More than 30 artists participated in concert at the transit area that was directed by maestro Zhani Ciko. The unique event drew attention of the passengers at the gates who were boarding to different destinations The artists played among the passengers’ announcements while the Airport carried on with its usual daily operations.
“LOT Polish Airlines has been our partner for charter traffic for a long time, and having LOT now as a permanent airline for scheduled traffic at TIA means a lot for us and also for the guests from Warsaw who would like to visit Albania. Three times per week, both Warsaw and Tirana will have much to offer. We are connecting Poland to Albania, this is a major achievement and there is no better way to celebrate this than with talented Albanian artists” said Chief Executive Director of TIA, Dr. Constantin von Alvensleben.
Moreover, the ceremony for LOT Polish Airlines and the concert afterwards took place in the presence of Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland Szymon Szynkowski vel Sęk, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Albania Mrs Megi Fino, LOT Polish Airlines Chief Commercial Officer Mr Michał Fijoł, Chief Executive Director of TIA, Dr. Constantin von Alvensleben and the Polish Ambassador in Tirana, Her Excellency Mrs. Monika Zuchniak Pazdan and Albanian Ambassador in Warshaw, Her Excellency Mrs. Shpresa Kureta.
LOT Polish Airlines started operating three times per week to and from Tirana International Airport, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sunday. LOT offers excellent onward connections to JFK Airport in New York and Toronto in Canada.