Volotea 60 million passengers

The first commercial flight of Spanish-headquartered Volotea was in April 2012. It has grown considerably in the subsequent 12 years, with its 60 millionth passenger carried in 2024. It continues to focus on thin, mainly unserved leisure destinations. According to Planespotters.net, it has 43 aircraft: 23 A320ceos and 20 A319s. They average 17 years. Like […]

Italy Country Focus

According to figures recently published by Assaeroporti, Italy’s airports welcomed over 164 million passengers in 2022. That is more than twice as many as were handled in 2021 and, more impressively, only 15% fewer than the 193 million achieved in 2019. In September and October, the number of passengers passing through the country’s airports was […]

February 14, 2023 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story

RYANAIR AT BARI

According to our analysis of Cirium schedule data, the European airports* that saw the biggest increase in scheduled departures between all of 2019 and all of 2022 were Bergen in Norway (4,200 additional departures representing growth of 12%), Bari in Italy (3,013, growth of 16%) and Funchal in Portugal (2,527, growth of 23%). While Bergen’s […]

January 19, 2023 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story