Security Check

Security Check

According to the National and International adopted regulations carrying of liquids is restricted onboard aircraft. This regulations are preventive response to new threats in civil aviation.

This regulations brings greater security for passengers and safeguarding the civil aviation from acts of unlawful interference, prevents from terrorist attacks using liquid explosives, and ensures that security measures within the EU are unified. The regulation limits the liquids that passengers can take after security control points at airports and then onto the aircraft. It applies to all flights departing from airports in the EU, regardless of their destination or the nationality of the carrier.

These rules only apply to hand luggage. Passengers will still be allowed to carry small quantities of personal care products in their hand luggage (perfumes, creams, gels, etc.), provided that the containers or packaging do not exceed capacity of more than 100 ml and can easily be placed in transparent plastic bags (volume: one liter). Passengers must show liquids stored in this way at the security control point and submit them for security checks. Certain exceptions are permitted such as medicines and food needed during the flight, including baby food.

Additionally the rules require passengers to take off coats and jackets at security control points and to remove portable computers and larger electrical devices from their hand luggage. The regulation also specifies the maximum permitted dimensions for hand luggage (56 x 45 x 25 cm), with the possibility of certain exceptions such as for musical instruments.

PROHIBITED ARTICLES IN THE HAND BAGGAGE
Guns (replicas of guns and pistols, toy guns, imitation of weapons), knives, scissors, bats, batons, inflammable explosives materials, propane and/or butane cylinders, wired music instruments, fishing equipment, are some of the prohibited items on board.

You can carry some of these items only in your checked baggage, but you must report it to the airport check-in personnel, prior your check-in process starts. Those items will be checked by our security personnel prior the baggage is sent to the aircraft and appropriately marked, following the aviation regulations for such items.

In case you intend to transport a gun or other weapon, although you have the adequate licence/permission, you must inform our check-in personnel about it.

For more information on the prohibited items, or if you have doubts or concerns, please ask your airline or travel agent for further details.

Please keep in mind that the noted prohibited items above are not all   the hazardous materials which are prohibited on board. You can find attached below the full list of prohibited articles in hand baggage.

LIST OF PROHIBITED ARTICLES
 

PROHIBITED ARTICLES IN HAND AND CHECKED BAGGAGE

Additionally, please be informed that certain items are not allowed to be transported either in hand baggage or checked baggage. Explosives, ammunition, flammable substances, fireworks, pyrotechnics, petrol’s, chemical and radioactive materials, corrosive substances, acids, aerosol sprays, mace, tear gas, matches and other dangerous items such as magnetized or irritating material are strictly forbidden for carrying on board in any way.

Pets

Passengers are requested to make all the necessary arrangements concerning the transport of pets, such as supplying appropriate documentation prior to their trip. As a rule, pets are transported in a specially provided area of the cargo hold. Airline companies usually allow small pets in the passenger cabin (such as dogs, cats, birds). A pet has to be carried in a suitable cage or basket with a waterproof bottom. Transport of pets is charged extra at the rates applicable to excess baggage. Please, contact your airline or travel agent for further details.

Firearms

When checking-in, passengers have to report any firearms, which can only be transported in a special locked compartment, under the captains authority. For further information, please contact your airline or your travel agent.

Security tips

Please do not leave your baggage unattended. Do not pack dangerous and prohibited items in your luggage, and do not carry other people luggage. No Items should be obtained from strangers, any attempt for such an activity please immediately inform the relevant personnel at the check- in counter.

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

There is regular shuttle bus transportation at Skopje International Airport for passengers that passes and stops at key bus stops in the City of Skopje, and arrives to the Airport, handled by the company ‘Manora’. The shuttle bus timetable is prepared according to the arrivals/departures of flights. The bus is stopping on these bus stops: Hotel “Holiday Inn”, Transportation Center, TC Biser, and Skopje International Airport. One way ticket for the shuttle bus costs MKD 180. You can find more information in the Passenger guide section of the web-page.

Skopje International Airport operates 24/7. You can arrive at the Airport at any time and wait for your flight. Restaurants and cafes such as Cakes & Bakes, Burger King and NeedStop are available for the passengers at any time, business lounge (PrimeClass CIP Service) offers you comfort 24/7, while the ATU Duty Free, opened during flights operations, offers a wide range of products.  

Check-in, registration of passengers at the check-in counters for passengers and baggage starts at least 120 minutes (2 hours) prior to the scheduled time of departure, and for intercontinental flight, at least 180 minutes (3 hours) prior to the departure time indicated on your flight ticket. Closing time of the airport check-in counter is no later than 40 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time indicated on your flight ticket, and for intercontinental flight no later than 60 minutes prior to the departure time indicated on your flight ticket.

For information about your flight, please follow the airport web-site, in the Arrivals and Departures section, where all changes to the flights schedule are updated in real time, i.e. as we receive information by airlines.

If you need urgent additional information about your flight, you can call the Information Desk on the phone number: +389 2 3148 333. The Information Desk is open 24/7.

Passengers are allowed to carry on board free of charge items such as coat, 1 umbrella or walking stick, 1 ladies handbag, 1 camera or binoculars, 1 baby transporter, 1 pair of crutches or similar prosthetic aids, medical equipment on which the passenger is fully dependent, a reasonable quantity of baby food.

Regarding the baggage fees amount, please contact your airline, because each airline has its own baggage policy and applicable rules.

If you have any specific question about what you can or cannot carry, i.e. allowed/prohibited items, in your baggage, please send your question to our Customer Relations Department at customer.mk@tav.aero.

If you lose your personal belonging at the airport or onboard the aircraft, please report it to the Lost & Found Unit while you are still at the airport. If you have already left the airport, please send an e-mail to lost.property@tav.aero

If you find lost item/s, please immediately report it to the officers of Lost & Found Unit, Security, or Check-in Counter, and send an e-mail to lost.property@tav.aero

TAV Macedonia in 2015 introduced free Wi-Fi internet at Skopje International Airport, and in 2019 it has been upgraded. Passengers can access free internet through their mobile devices by simply connecting to a wireless network called "City of Skopje", password is not required. This network is not time-limited and log-in or sign-in is not required for future connections.

You do not need to reserve a parking lot in advance.

Car Park Pricelist:

1h – MKD 80

2h – MKD 100

2–4h – MKD 150

4–8h – MKD 200

8–24h – MKD 600

You can find more information in the Parking section of the web-page.

Yes. At Skopje International Airport there are specially designated, marked parking lots for persons with disabilities and the car park services are free of charge. By enclosing the traffic license and the disability identification card at the Car Park Counter, located inside the terminal building, our employees will cancel the car park ticket and the disabled person will be automatically exempt from paying for the car park service. If all designated parking lots for disabled persons are occupied, park your car on a regular parking lot, and following the above stated procedure you will be exempted from paying for the car park services.

Yes. At Skopje International Airport there is a Special Assistance Service for passengers with reduced mobility (PRMs). The counter where you can ask for this free of charge service is located inside the Terminal building next to the Information Desk. Passenger with reduced mobility (PRM) means any person whose mobility is reduced due to physical incapacity (sensor or locomotor), intellectual deficiency, age, illness or other cause of disability.

Currently – no, but we are working on it. At Skopje International Airport smoking is allowed only within the open terraces of the cafeterias located in the landside of the Terminal building. Smoking is not allowed within the Terminal Building. 
 

For any other question that does not require immediate response, or if you have any other complaint or compliment, please send an e-mail to: customer.mk@tav.aero. This is our Customer Relations Department, and our staff will respond to you accordingly as soon as possible.  

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