From Oct. 27th till Oct. 29th 2016 Cagliari Airport will participate in the Mediterranean European Economic Tourism Forum 2016 in Olbia. The event will bring together a wide range of companies, authorities and operators looking for new business opportunities in the tourism industry. High level speakers and special guests have already confirmed their attendance at MEET Forum 2016 ensuring the success of the upcoming event.
Passenger traffic figures go up for low cost Volotea at Cagliari Airport: data recorded during summer 2016 show a 108% increase over last year’s summer. As many as 67,800 voyagers chose to travel to and from South Sardinia with the Spanish carrier during June, July and August 2016. Volotea has reported a positive trend for both the Italian (+27%, 850,000 passengers) and the European market (+31%, more than 1,507,000 travellers) and plans the further expansion of its network in the near future. For flight info and bookings www.volotea.com.
The ribbon-cutting ceremony for the opening of ‘Cagliari 1920 Airport Store’ has successfully taken place this morning in the renovated boarding area of Cagliari Airport. The new official store of Cagliari Calcio soccer team offers a great selection of sports- and leisurewear, gadgets and merchandise to football fans and supporters flying from South Sardinia. Guests and authorities gathered for the occasion at ‘Wine Bar 1920’ – located nearby the store - and enjoyed a cooking show provided by Michelin-starred chef Antonello Colonna.
Traffic at Cagliari Airport General Aviation Terminal hits new record: aircraft movements rose by 40% in July on the same period a year ago. Cagliari Airport ranked 1st in Italy and 5th in Europe for general aviation traffic growth (WINGX ranking). In the last few years Cagliari Airport managing company has invested in a brand new General Aviation Terminal (TAG), improved significantly the quality of general aviation dedicated services and attended international trade fairs and forums in order to promote its TAG; the strategy has proven effective so far.
Four flights a week to and from Verona starting from December 1st 2016: Ryanair has just announced its plans for the new winter route on sale online from 19.99 euro one way. The Irish low cost carrier keeps building up its network at Cagliari Airport adding new interesting options for incoming and outgoing travellers. For info and tickets visit www.ryanair.com.
The new PRM brochure by the Italian Civil Aviation Authority is out now. The latest update of the document has been published online on the Authority’s website with useful info for disabled passengers and passengers with reduced Mobility (PRM) travelling by plane in the EU.