On December 23, 2015, the Director General of ALBCONTROL, Mrs. Belinda Balluku and Mr. Frank Brenner, Director General of EUROCONTROL concluded a bilateral agreement for the billing and collection of terminal charges at Tirana International Airport.
On the signing of the bilateral agreement, ALBCONTROL entrusted EUROCONTROL Central Route Charges Office with calculating, billing, collecting and accounting of terminal charges on behalf of ALBCONTROL, in accordance with the laws and regulations in force in the Republic of Albania.
Flight data to be used for the purpose of calculating terminal charges shall be those transmitted by ALBCONTROL for the purpose of calculating EUROCONTROL route charges.
This Agreement shall enter into force on the date of signature by both Parties and the calculation and billing of terminal charges shall commence on 1 January 2016.
The Central Route Charges Office, CRCO, has signed 16 bilateral agreements among the 41 Member States for terminal charges and it has an excellent recovery rate, over 99%.