Aerotalia opened its new base in Ancona on Sunday 1 October, launching several new routes. Rome FCO (2-daily) Milan LIN (12-weekly) Naples (daily) Vienna (2-weekly) Barcelona (2-weekly) Bucharest BBU (3-weekly) All flights will be operated by the 68-seat ATR72 turboprop aircraft wet-leased from Romania’s Air Connect. The three domestic services are operated as Public Service Obligation flights. […]

October 4, 2023 | Latest Route News +

It’s been a record-breaking year so far for Milan Bergamo Airport (BGY), which saw unprecedented traffic in the first four months of 2023. Some 4.8 million passengers passed through the airport between January and April – up 42% compared to the same period last year. It adds the sense that Milan is bouncing back stronger […]

June 13, 2023 | Air Service Community News

easyJet this summer:

Unlike Ryanair and Wizz Air, who have both increased their market share of European air travel since 2019, easyJet’s share has remained virtually unchanged at around 7.5%. This still makes it Europe’s second biggest carrier, well ahead of Turkish Airlines, Lufthansa and Wizz Air. Analysis of Cirium schedule data for 2023 Q2 indicated that easyJet’s […]

Ryanair No1

Ryanair continues to grow its market share of European air travel. In the second quarter of this year, analysis of Cirium schedules data indicates that it will account for 14.6% of all scheduled seats from European airports. That is an increase of over three percentage points versus 2019 Q2. In this analysis we take a […]

Ryanair at Bergamo

Milan Bergamo recorded its busiest ever month in December 2022, with more than 1,1 million passengers travelling through its terminal. The stats capped off what was a remarkable recovery year for the airport, which is now broadly back to its pre-pandemic performance and maintains its position as Italy’s third busiest airport. If 2022 was a […]

February 20, 2023 | Air Service Community News

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

Milan Bergamo Airport

Milan Bergamo is flying high as it goes into autumn. The airport saw a near-return to pre-pandemic passenger numbers in September, and the following month cut the ribbon on a new UPS warehouse that will help supercharge its cargo business. Winter also looks set to be busy for Bergamo. In addition to Ryanair’s new routes […]

November 11, 2022 | Air Service Community News