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 - Turin

The capital of the northwest Italian region of Piedmont, Turin is the country’s fourth-largest city by population. Perhaps best known for skiing, cars, truffles, and the Juventus football team, Turin has nearly 1.1 million departing seats this winter, a 3% increase over W19 but 6% lower than the peak in W18. Turin is now Italy’s […]


Lumiwings (IATA code L9) on Friday 2 December launched 2-weekly service between Foggia and Turin. The 765-kilometre Italian domestic route will be served on Mondays and Fridays using the airline’s 737s. According to it currently has two of the type; a -300 (registration SX-LWA) and a -700 (registration SX-LWC). The only other route currently […]

December 13, 2022 | Latest Route 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


Ryanair now connects Prague and Turin with 2-weekly flights, after launching service on Sunday 5 June. However, Prague Airport chose to celebrate the launch of the 740-kilometre route on Tuesday 7 June. While both airports are Ryanair bases, the route is operated by a Prague-based 737-800. Both airports are Ryanair bases Turin is the newer […]

June 14, 2022 | Latest Route News +

ARN - INI apron banner, Air Service One

In case anyone thought that Wizz Air had become the new champion of new route launches across Europe, Ryanair has apparently made it clear that it is still Europe’s leading airline when it comes to starting new services. Research by The ANKER Report indicates that Europe’s biggest (U)LCC will be launching almost 250, yes 250, […]

Map of new routes S21

The Spanish carrier Binter Canarias (IATA code NT) is, as the name suggests, focussed on serving the Spanish Canary Islands. In July 2019, the vast majority of its flights connected five airports in the Canary Islands; Fuerteventura, Gran Canaria, Lanzarote and Tenerife TFN. It also offered service from three other Canary Islands airports; El Hierro, […]