Today Meridiana launches its ‘Moda Mare 2015 Destinazione Sardegna’ promotion. A total of 50,000 seats are available on direct flights connecting Sardinia with Italy and Europe: tickets are on sale from today till March 9th (conditions apply). For info please refer to www.meridiana.it.
Cagliari Airport supports AISM for its new national campaign against multiple sclerosis. The fundraising event called ‘DON(n)A la Gardenia’ (8th and 9th March 2015) will help MS research and give hope to men and women affected by the chronicle illness. Approximately 2,000 new cases are diagnosed every year in Italy. For info please refer to www.aism.it.
Not all journeys involve boarding passes and flight tickets. Sometimes a good book and some spare time are the only prerequisites needed to allow your mind to travel. Cagliari Airport's reading suggestion of the day Per la libertà – Il rugby oltre le sbarre by A. Falda - a longtime airport employee and a talented writer – is about rugby and second chances, about respect and social rules that inmates can learn by playing rugby. See through the author’s eyes what difference this sport can make in 8 detention centres and correctional facilities located in Italy. The book (Italian version only) is available at the airport’s bookstore Fozzi-Mondadori.
After last year’s premiere, Costa Cruises is now back to Cagliari Airport with its direct charter connection to Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe. A fully booked Alitalia A330-200 will take off tomorrow from the main Sardinian airport; more Costa Cruises charter flights are scheduled in February and March to Dubai.
As a result of its passenger traffic growing 1.53% during the year, Cagliari Airport has handled more than 3.6 million guests in 2014. A new monthly record was set on August with 513.029 passengers. Aircrafts figures are also up: 29,850 movements with an increase of 1.18%. Last year domestic routes (growth of 3.81% in passenger traffic) performed better than international ones (-6.41%).
The Most Reverend Arrigo Miglio Archbishop of Cagliari celebrated the Advent Mass at Cagliari Airport. The Holy Mass was officiated this morning in front of State and Military Authorities, SOGAER Group representatives and airport operators.