Articles Tagged ‘Palermo’

Italian airport traffic up 9.3% so far in 2011; Ryanair (and Libyan conflict) help Palermo grow 17%; Rimini up 78%

Italian airport traffic up 9.3% so far in 2011; Ryanair (and Libyan conflict) help Palermo grow 17%; Rimini up 78%

Italian airports are having a good 2011 with most of the country’s airports reporting solid growth. Ryanair continues to be a major driver of growth with Palermo benefiting from a host of winter route launches. But which airport has seen traffic fall by almost 80% in May?

Italy's airports finally recovering after 2008-09 downturn; Bologna leads way thanks to Ryanair's expanding network

Italy’s airports finally recovering after 2008-09 downturn; Bologna leads way thanks to Ryanair’s expanding network

The good times are back at Italy’s airports now that Alitalia appears to be more stable and LCCs continue to start new routes. Which airports are faring best (and worst) so far this year and how big will Ryanair’s Bologna be this winter?

Italian LCC Wind Jet still heavily focussed on domestic market; just 20% of scheduled flights are international

Italian LCC Wind Jet still heavily focussed on domestic market; just 20% of scheduled flights are international

Based in Sicily this LCC has been around for seven years yet still has just 12 Airbus aircraft in its fleet. So which are its busiest airports and routes and which unusual international destinations does it serve?


Wind Jet still focused on Sicily but new Bologna Forli base will soon have 20 routes including first UK destination

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisCatania-based Wind Jet has been going for more than five years now with a dozen Airbus’. Which are its busiest airports and which non-Italian destinations has it recently added to its network?