Traffic data note September 2023

Aeroporti di Roma- Aeroporti di Fiumicino e Ciampino


Rome Fiumicino exceeds 4 million passengers for the third consecutive month;

Fiumicino and Ciampino airports reached together 4.3 million passengers, exceeding 2019 figures for point-to-point traffic for the first time at system level.

Fiumicino’s ‘Leonardo da Vinci’ airport recorded traffic in excess of 4 million passengers for the third consecutive month, reaching a recovery on 2019 of 97%, the highest value since 2020.

The excellent result is due to the contribution of point-to-point traffic, which grew by +8% compared to September 2019, intercontinental traffic reaching full recovery and the improvement in European and non-European traffic.

Europe continues its growth trend, exceeding 2019 traffic levels by 9%, thanks in part to new starts to Memmingen and Madeira this month.

In terms of intercontinental traffic, North America remained in the lead with +16% growth compared to September 2019 figures, thanks to the contribution of the New York, Dallas, Boston and Washington routes.

This is followed by the Arabian Peninsula, which achieves +9% growth compared to 2019, supported by good performances on the routes to Doha, Jeddah, Kuwait and Riyahd. For the Middle East, the route to Amman performed well, growing by 7%.

Africa also performed well, improving its traffic recovery on pre-Covid values mainly due to the success of the short-haul destinations of Cairo and Sharm El Sheik, which achieved +10% and +81% growth respectively.

Central South America showed an increase in recovery from 71% in August to 76% in September, with Buenos Aires achieving a full recovery of pre-pandemic traffic.

With a 72% recovery, the Far East also improved, with Tokyo, Seoul and Beijing seeing an increase in their recovery from the values recorded before the pandemic outbreak.

Ciampino Airport G.B. Pastine closed the month of September with 325,000 passengers passing through the airport, up +3% compared to the same month last year.


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

Traffic data note September andt he first three quarters of 2023

The Polo Aeroportuale Nordest, which includes the airports of Venice, Treviso, Verona and Brescia, handled almost 14 million passengers in the first three quarters of 2023, with a 96% recovery of traffic in the corresponding period of 2019. More than 1.8 million passengers were recorded in September (93% of September 2019 traffic). The month’s traffic was affected by strike days, which led to the cancellation of flights and seats offered.

Venice Airport handled over 8.8 million passengers between January and September and 1.16 million in September. The recovery of 2019 traffic was 95 per cent for the month and 97 per cent for the year-to-date.
The domestic market was the largest market in the period, with over 1.8 million passengers (21% of total traffic). The main international markets were Great Britain, Spain, France and Germany. Paris, Barcelona, Madrid, Naples and Catania were the preferred destinations for passengers during the year.
Passengers carried between Venice and new markets (Armenia, Jordan, Saudi Arabia) totalled more than 90 thousand up to the end of September.
540 thousand passengers flew directly between Venice and the long-haul destinations operating at the airport in the first nine months of 2023 (United States, Canada, United Arab Emirates, charter from South Korea).

Treviso airport has handled over 2.3 million passengers since the beginning of the year and almost 280 thousand in September, with a 93% progressive recovery and 98% in the month.
The main market in the first three quarters was the Spanish market, followed by Romania and Poland (international traffic: 92% of the total).
The main destinations were Bucharest, Brussels, Tirana, Paris and Malta.

Verona Airport recorded almost 390,000 passengers in September and about 2.8 million in the first nine months of the year. The recovery of 2019 traffic volumes was 92% for the month and 94% for the year-to-date.
The Verona airport’s main market in the first three quarters of 2023 was confirmed as the domestic market, with over 1.1 million passengers (41% of total traffic), followed by the English market and Germany, Albania and Egypt.
Passengers’ favourite destination cities were Catania, London, Palermo, Tirana and Cagliari.
With over 400,000 passengers since the beginning of the year, Neos confirmed itself as the leading carrier in the leisure segment.