Welcome to Albcontrol

ALBCONTROL is a 100% state owned joint stock company, property of the Ministry of Economic Development, Trade, Tourism and Entrepreneurship.

ALBCONTROL was established in 1992 as state-owned enterprise and it was transformed into a joint stock company under the name of National Air Traffic Agency on February the 3rd, 1999. ALBCONTROL manages and controls the airspace of Albania (FIR) in accordance with the international standards of air navigation.

Since 2003 ALBCONTROL is a member of EUROCONTROL, joints CANSO (Civil Air Navigation Services Organization) in 2009 and starting from January 2016 it is a full member of CANSO Europe Region.

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Safety Team 20

On June 13th- 14th 2018, ALBCONTROL hosted the “EUROCONTROL Safety Team 20” event that took place in Tirana, the capital of Albania.

Safety Team is a permanent working group of EUROCONTROL whose focus is to make improvements to the safety in the Provision of Air Navigation Services within the ECAC States, by promoting, developing and maintaining effective European Safety Management.
During this meeting, experiences and safety lessons were shared between all the ANSP’s representatives with emphasis a few important topics:

  • Compliance versus risk – a possible new approach lead by NATS
  • HF in ATM design lead by DFS
  • Remote and digital TWR, Safety and HF assurance lead by Hungarocontrol
  • Preparation for the CEO Safety Conference Copenhagen 2019


The safety Team 20 event was carried out in a positive atmosphere, where the delegates of  the ANSP’s  EUROCONTROLs members tasted a glimpse of Albania’s traditional hospitality.