Milan Bergamo sees 10% growth in W19/20

Welcoming its third service with Air Arabia Egypt next month, Milan Bergamo’s twice-weekly link to Cairo has anticipated high demand from the significant Egyptian population in the Lombardy region.

Milan Bergamo is set to offer 10% more seats this coming season than in the previous winter. Launching four brand-new routes, in addition to 13 routes with commenced during S19, the Italian gateway will also see almost six extra flights offered per day from frequency increases on 14 routes.

Today, 28 October, Ryanair begins the winter season with a twice-weekly service to Agadir, Morocco. On Wednesday, the ultra-low-cost carrier will also supplement its existing service Amman with a twice-weekly connection to Aqaba, Jordan. Next week, the Irish carrier will further develop its strong presence at Milan Bergamo with a four times weekly service to the Georgian capital, Tbilisi, the first time the city has been link to the North Lombardy region. As the airline recently announced a twice-weekly operation to Yerevan – the airport’s first connection to the Armenian capital – this winter, Ryanair will serve 85 destinations from Milan Bergamo, an additional 11 from the last year.

Just a few days later into the new season, Milan Bergamo will welcome its third Air Arabia Egypt route, with the airline’s new service to Cairo. Now with six daily services to the hubs of Rome Fiumicino (three times daily with Alitalia), Kiev (daily with Ukraine International), London Gatwick (daily with British Airways) and Istanbul Sabiha Gökçen (daily with Pegasus Airlines), it has never been so easy to reach Milan Bergamo from the around the world.

“I’m very pleased to see the increase in our incoming and outgoing markets with more and more options to visit Milan Bergamo from around the world, or indeed to discover the world from East Lombardy. At this time we are specifically thrilled to expand our route network to the Middle East and Caucasus,” says Giacomo Cattaneo, Director of Commercial Aviation, SACBO, Milan Bergamo’s operator. “These new routes and frequency increases show our commitment to continually offering more choice than ever, so making Milan Bergamo the number-one choice for our area.”

Notes to editors:

  • SACBO S.p.A is the managing company of Milan Bergamo Airport, Italy’s third largest airport by
    annual passenger numbers and freight.
  • Milan Bergamo Airport welcomed 12.9 million passengers in 2018, flying on the airport’s services to over 125 destinations across 38 countries.
  • The passenger traffic growth in the year 2018 exceeded +4.9% year-on-year increase.

 

Milan Bergamo Airport’s 2019 route developments include:

Already launched:

  • Ryanair, weekly service to Kalamata, 7 May 2019;
  • Ryanair, twice-weekly service to Heraklion, 2 June 2019;
  • Ryanair, weekly service to Zakynthos, 7 June 2019;
  • TUIfly Belgium, twice-weekly service to Casablanca, 8 June 2019;
  • Vueling, three to four times weekly to Barcelona, 24 July 7 until 25 October 2019;
  • Alitalia, 28 weekly flights to Rome Fiumicino, 27 July 2019;
  • Blue Panorama Airlines, twice-weekly service to Kefalonia, 29 July 2019;
  • British Airways, six times weekly service to London Gatwick, 1 September 2019.
  • Ryanair, four times weekly service to Marseilles, 2 October 2019;
  • Ryanair, twice-weekly service to Agadir, 28 October 2019;
  • Ryanair, twice-weekly service to Aqaba, 30 October 2019.

To launch:

  • Ryanair, four times weekly service to Tbilisi, 6 November 2019;
  • Air Arabia Egypt, twice-weekly service to Cairo, 8 November 2019;
  • Ryanair, twice-weekly service to Yerevan, January 2020.

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