Articles Tagged ‘Rimini’

European airport passengers up 7% in 2011 to over 1.6 billion; which countries and airports saw highest growth?

European airport passengers up 7% in 2011 to over 1.6 billion; which countries and airports saw highest growth?

Yes, it’s our annual analysis of the 300-plus European airports that we have traffic data for to see which country markets and airports have had a good (or bad) year. Only two countries saw a drop in air travel in 2011. Can you guess which ones? And which airports feature in our top 10 of […]

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?

Rimini benefits from new scheduled services including Rome; Russian charter flights account for significant traffic

Rimini benefits from new scheduled services including Rome; Russian charter flights account for significant traffic

Demand for travel to Rimini airport on the Adriatic coast is extremely seasonal, but which airlines have recently added routes to stimulate traffic? Who operates the Russian charter flights (and where from) and which European ‘city’ destinations are also offered?