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Turin Airport in February was down 2,7% over the same period of 2011. Among the main causes of this decline, the economic crisis, strikes that have affected some European airports and exceptional snowfalls that have hit Europe.
The scheduled domestic passengers were over 141mila (-7%), while those over 95 thousand international (+2%).
The traffic to the hub in February, however, grew by 4% with over 53 thousand units. the Amsterdam grow 154%, Lufthansa Monaco with an increase of 10%, Madrid with Iberia Air Nostrum marks +3% e con Brussels Brussels Airlines +2%.
Rome is always the busiest destination with over 67mila passengers. Among the Italian destinations that have performed well Brindisi (+27%) operated by Ryanair and Naples (+6%) operated by Alitalia and Air Italy.
The foreign destinations in February were marked by positive trends are London (+14%), Brussels Charleroi (+11%), Madrid (+7,5%) Barcelona and Girona (+7%) all operated by Ryanair. The link operated by Turkish Airlines to Istanbul in February has brought about 1.400 people as well as Paris Beauvais 2.500.
In February, Air France is always the first confirmation of the airport company, but compared to this period is a slight decrease of -4,5%. Ryanair, second, shows an increase of 12%, Air Italy +57%, British Airways +23% e Wind Jet +5%.
In the first two months of 2012 passengers who flew with a low cost airline from Turin were over 172mila (+7% compared to January-February 2011), than 30% of total passengers .
The charter traffic grew by 2%, in particular the one that records the incoming +4%.
Public Relations and Press Office SAGAT SpA . – Turin Airport
The Airbus Corporate Foundation e Aviation without Borders' (ASF) were transported to Manila almost a ton of medical equipment on board the new A320 delivery flight of Cebu Pacific Air (CEB) departed from Toulouse. The plane landed in Manila at noon today.
'Aviation sans Frontières' has for over two years one of the regular partners of Airbus Corporate Foundation. This NGO provides its support to humanitarian flights of Airbus linking France to countries in need or who have been affected by natural disasters.
CEB is the first time that brings the medical equipment at a delivery flight of its new aircraft. Between the 2012 the 2021 Cebu Pacific Air, the largest airline of the Philippines, receive other 22 Airbus A320 e 30 A321neo.
Last December, the Philippines were hit by disastrous floods that have caused 500 lives and left thousands homeless. Medicines and medical equipment (defibrillators, monitor, surgical clothing, equipment and tools) transported today come from donations to hospitals and associations of Toulouse, collected from 'Aviation sans Frontières'. Will be delivered to the Philippine Heart Center in Manila, which has a constant need for medication and equipment.
Ancona and Brindisi closer to Sardinia (Cagliari Elmas). This will be possible by the new Spanish company low cost Volotea, Based in Barcelona and operating base at the airport of Venice.
This increases the company's links to a few days ago announced new flights from Venice to Alghero and Elmas.
Tickets can be purchased on www.volotea.com from 19 euros each way, taxes included.
Trafficking Cagliari and Ancona (Tuesday and Saturday departures at 19.25 and 17.45 respectively, and returns to 21.05 and 19.25), will be opened on 23 June, while the Brindisi Cagliari-start the next day with a scheduled flight on Thursday with the departure from Elmas 19.25 and back to 21.20 and Sunday at 16 return at 17.55.