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Milan Bergamo Airport reaches milestone with record-breaking 2023

Milan Bergamo Airport surpasses 15 million passengers and expands global connectivity

Milan Bergamo Airport handled a record 15.97 million passengers in 2023, showcasing an exceptional recovery and expansion from pre-pandemic operations. This represents a notable year-on-year increase of 24.4%, and an improvement of 15.3% compared to the previous record set in 2019.

The success story extends beyond passenger numbers, with aircraft movements exceeding 100,000 for the first time, demonstrating a 14.5% year-on-year increase and growth of 6.6% compared to 2019.

Whether catering to leisure tourists seeking cultural exploration or business professionals with time-sensitive schedules, Milan Bergamo Airport emerged as a hub of choice during the year.

Among the notable developments in 2023, Milan Bergamo Airport welcomed carriers such as Flydubai, Georgian Airways, Norwegian, and Cabo Verde Airlines. Additionally, existing partners like Ryanair, Air Arabia, Volotea, Wizz Air, and Aeroitalia grew their operations by increasing frequencies on existing routes and introducing new destinations. The result is an extensive network that now connects 154 cities in 42 countries through 25 scheduled airlines.

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Giacomo Cattaneo, Director of Commercial Aviation at airport operator SACBO, said: “We are thrilled to announce a record-breaking year for Milan Bergamo Airport. This achievement is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our team, as well as the strong collaboration with our airline partners.”

As Milan Bergamo Airport reflects on the achievements of 2023, it has set its sights on the future. Norwegian, one of its prominent partners, is poised to reinforce its commitment by introducing four new routes, from January onwards. These include 2-weekly flights to Tromso, 4-weekly to Copenhagen, 2-weekly to Stavanger and 3-weekly rotations to Helsinki.

Milan Bergamo Airport is poised to introduce more routes and partnerships this year, solidifying its role as a key player in the Lombardy region and northern Italy.

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