Prishtinë, 11 April 2008 – The board of directors of Prishtina International Airport (PIA) appointed Mr. Agron Mustafa, former manager of human resources, as acting Managing Director of PIA. The appointment followed the recommendation of four PIA managers.
The PIA Board also announced the decision will remain in force until the next notification. They also stated that the board will closely observe the developments regarding legal procedures against two PIA officials currently under detention due to allegations of misuse of their official positions.
PIA reported a record number of passengers for 2007. Over 1.1 million passengers have travelled through PIA during 2007, 12% more than in 2006.
During 2007, PIA was licensed to operate as an International Airport, while complete management and air space control were transferred from international authorities to Kosovars.