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The Competition Commission, in its meeting on 10.05.2024, considered the monitoring report of the implementation of the decision of the Competition Commission no. 921, dated 09.11.2022 “For the closure of the in-depth investigation procedure in the parking facilities management market of the airport “Mother Teresa (Tirana International Airport) and the approval of commitments as mandatory in the form of conditions and obligations for the Star parking undertaking Albania LLC”.

ACA following the monitoring of the implementation of the conditions and obligations of point III of the provision of the decision of the CCD no. 921/2022, requested the necessary information from Star Parking Albania LLC.

From the handling and processing of information for the company Star Parking Albania LLC during the monitoring period, the following was found:

  • On the implementation of point III/a of CCD no. 921/2022, it was found that the company Star Parking Albania LLC has not drawn up a methodology for calculating the costs to form the telepass price.
  • On the implementation of point III/b of CCD no. 921/2022, it was found that the company Star Parking Albania LLC does not implement cost-oriented tariffs, this fact is also reinforced by the non-implementation of a methodology or the profit rates above 40%.
  • On the implementation of point III/c of ​​CCD no. 921/2022, it has resulted that the company Star Parking Albania LLC has implemented unequal conditions with the companies that conclude a contract with Star Parking to be equipped with telepasses and has not presented a reason for this different treatment.

For these reasons, the Competition Commission, pursuant to law no. 9121/2003 “On competition protection” by Decision no. 1084, dated 10.05.2024, decided:

  1. The continuation of the monitoring of the implementation of the conditions and obligations defined in point III of the decision of the Competition Commission no. 921, dated 09.11.2022 “For the closure of the in-depth investigation procedure in the market of the management of the parking facilities of the “Mother Teresa” Airport and the approval of the commitments as mandatory in the form of conditions and obligations for the company “Star Parking Albania LLC”, even for a period of 1 year.
  2. The fine of Star Parking Albania LLC, for non-implementation of the obligations sanctioned in point III of CCD no. 921/2022, in the amount of 756,581 Lek (seven hundred and fifty-six thousand five hundred and eighty-one) ALL.

In addition, please consult the official website of the Competition Authority at http://caa.gov.al .

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    Të dhënat tuaja do të trajtohen me konfidencialitet të plotë sipas ligjit nr.9887, datë 10.03.2008, 'Për mbrojtjen e të dhënave personale', i ndryshuar.