Traffic Data Febraury 2024

Aeroporti di Roma, traffic up 5% in February compared to 2019; Northeastern Airport Hub handled over 1 million passengers in February 2024, up +5.4% compared to February 2023 and in line with the corresponding month of 2019.

Aeroporti di Roma- Aeroporti di Fiumicino e Ciampino

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In February, Rome’s airport system, which includes Fiumicino’s Leonardo da Vinci and Ciampino’s G.B. Pastine airports, recorded about 3.3 million passengers, coming in at +5 percent above the February 2019 figures.

Looking at Rome’s main airport, Rome Fiumicino Airport reached nearly 3 million passengers, registering +6 percent growth over 2019 traffic values in the first 28 days of the month and +10 percent considering in the comparison also the day of February 29.

Point-to-point traffic, i.e., passengers departing from or arriving in Rome without connecting at another intermediate airport, maintained its growth trend in February, registering +20% over 2019 volumes and +29% over 2023 values, with improvements in some geographical areas of EU Europe, Far East and Non-EU Europe.

Also positive was the performance of long-haul, which, in February achieved 22 percent growth over pre-pandemic values and 80 percent growth over February 2023, a year in which the provisions for Covid containment on certain destinations, such as on flights to and from China, abolished only as of August 30, 2023, were still in effect.

In the second month of 2024, the Arabian Peninsula ranked as the top long-haul market by traffic volumes, improving its results over both the pre-pandemic period (+45%) and 2023 (+40%), thanks to destinations such as Abu Dhabi, Jeddah, and Riyadh. The Far East, on the other hand, ranked second in terms of long-haul traffic volumes, having not completed the recovery of 2019 values.

North America, with 47% growth over 2019 and +55% over 2023, performed well in terms of traffic to and from the “Big Apple,” which, thanks to gradual seasonal adjustment, recorded a 19% increase over February 2019.

Also positive was the Central South American market, which improved recovery over the pre- pandemic period reaching 97% of the values recorded in February 2019, up 78% over the same period in 2023.
Short to medium-haul traffic has also grown, marking a 7% increase over the figures recorded in the pre-pandemic period, with the domestic market still not having reached 90% recovery of the 2019 values.
Ciampino’s G.B. Pastine Airport closed the month of February with 300,000 passengers passing through the airport.

Polo Aeroportuale Nordest (VCE, TSF, VRN, VBS)

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The Northeast Airport Hub (Venice, Treviso, Verona and Brescia airports) handled over 1 million passengers in February 2024, up +5.4% over February 2023 and in line with the corresponding month of 2019. On a progressive basis, more than 2.1 million passengers were recorded, +3% over 2023, with a 98% recovery of traffic from the first two months of 2019.

Venice Airport handled over 680 thousand passengers in February, a positive trend of +6.7% compared to February 2023 and +6.4% compared to the corresponding month in 2019.
More than 1.3 million were the passenger flows in the first two months of the year, +4.2% over the previous year (+4.7% over 2019).
Confirming the vocation, both tourist and business, of the ‘Marco Polo’ catchment area, the month’s traffic was characterized by an 83% international component (over 560 thousand pax).
On the list of favorite destinations in February are Paris, London and Barcelona.

Treviso Airport recorded over 205 thousand passengers in the month, in line with 2023 and recovering 84% of 2019 flows. Progressive passengers were over 410 thousand, -2.6% compared to the first two months of 2023 (82% of 2019 traffic).
Main market was Spanish (over 100 thousand pax in the first two months between Treviso and 10 destinations), followed by Albania and Romania.
Main destinations were Tirana, Bucharest, and Brussels.

Verona Airport handled about 187 thousand passengers during February and almost 380 thousand at progressive. Compared to 2023, the trend was positive +7.5% in February and +5% in the first two months of the year (with a recovery over 2019 traffic of 98% and 95%, respectively).
Main market was confirmed to be the domestic market, with 32% of total traffic for the month, followed by Britain and Germany.
Main destinations were London, Catania and Palermo.
Long-haul in the first two months handled about 24,000 passengers.
The ski segment accounted for about 16 percent of total traffic.