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

Airlines launch over 1,800 new routes across Europe in 2022

According to our research over the course of 2022, Air Service One estimates that airlines this year launched over 1,800 new routes involving at least one European airport. This compares with almost 2,100 that we identified in 2021. However, it should be noted that following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine in February we stopped tracking new […]

Aeroporti di Roma

Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci Airport (FCO) has been reflecting on an outstanding summer, which saw it launch more than 40 new routes with six new carriers. The hub has capitalised on the post-Covid travel boom with notable progress in the long-haul sector. Since June, FCO has been the only airport in continental Europe with a direct […]

October 13, 2022 | Air Service Event News

Italian Traffic report

Passenger data for July from Assaeroporti reveals that Italy’s airports handled 18.8 million passengers. That is only 8% fewer than in July 2019. Among the top 20 airports (all of which handled at least 250,000 passengers in July) almost half actually saw an increase in passenger throughput compared with three years earlier. Brindisi and Turin […]

September 8, 2022 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story