26.04.19

VUELING RETURNS TO BERGAMO FOR THE SUMMER SEASON, PRESENTING THE ROUTE TO BARCELONA

Vueling inaugurates the summer season with the Bergamo-Barcelona route. Initially proposed exclusively for the Easter holidays, the route run by the airline Vueling will once again be operational from 14 July to 27 October 2019.

The return of Vueling to Milan Bergamo Airport further enriches the already wide-ranging summer timetable offered by the airline. “With the relaunch of this route from Milan Bergamo Airport, our aim is to make a tangible contribution to the growth in outbound tourism from an airport which plays an instrumental role in the Italian market” was the comment of Susanna Sciacovelli, Director General Italy for Vueling. “The positive results from this special route which was operated during the Easter period has been a confirmation for us of how our services can be of interest for the entire summer season for travellers who are seeking to discover the beauty of a city as extraordinary as Barcelona”.

The route will be active as follows:

  • July with 4 flights a week (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays);
  • August with 4 flights a week (Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays);
  • September with 3 flights a week (Mondays, Fridays and Sundays);
  • October with 3 flights a week (Mondays, Fridays and Sundays);                            

For further information, visit the website www.vueling.com.

 

24.04.19

MILAN BERGAMO AIRPORT OPENS ITS DOORS TO ART

With the exhibiting of these works, SACBO, the company managing the airport which plays a strategic role in the social and economic fabric of the area, underlines the value of culture as an instrument for communication and promotion of the territory in which the airport is located.

The three works of art exhibited in the terminal are: Early 20th century African granary door; work by Giacomo Manzù, bronze, 1952; Fernando Botero, Cat (artist’s proof 1/2), 2002, bronze.

24.04.19

MILAN BERGAMO AIRPORT RECEIVES THE REMAINS OF SAINT BERNADETTE OF LOURDES

The remains, contained in a special chest provided by the specialist airline to allow the protected transportation from the Sanctuary of Lourdes to the places of worship, were received on the morning of Wednesday 24 April in the presence of the management of SACBO and the airport authorities, as well as the general secretary of the diocesan curia of Bergamo, Monsignor Giulio Dellavite, and the parish priest of Orio al Serio, don Massimo Gualdi. The remains of Saint Bernadette were accompanied by father Nicola Ventriglia, the Italian chaplain of the Sanctuary of Lourdes.

The chest containing the remains then continued to the city of Alessandria, the first stage in the pilgrimage which will visit 34 dioceses from the north to the south of Italy and which will last until 22 August 2019.

18.04.19

L’ AEROPORTO DI MILANO BERGAMO APRE LE PORTE ALL’ARTE

SACBO, che gestisce l’infrastruttura di volo diventata strategica per il tessuto socio-economico, riafferma in tal modo il valore della cultura come strumento di comunicazione e promozione del territorio al quale l’aeroporto fa riferimento.

Le tre opere d’arte in mostra nel terminal sono: Porta di granaio africana di inizio del XX secolo; Opera di Giacomo Manzù, bronzo, del 1952; Fernando Botero Gatto (prova d'artista 1/2), 2002 bronzo.

09.04.19

VOLOTEA ANNOUNCES SUPPLEMENTARY FLIGHTS ON THE MILAN BERGAMO-OLBIA ROUTE

Volotea, the low-cost airline that connects medium and small destinations in Europe, is investing in Milan Bergamo Airport, increasing the frequency of flights to Olbia. In the summer period, there will be additional flights to easily and directly reach the Costa Smeralda. This route will see the number of weekly flights increase from 5 to 9, offering an even higher number of tickets for those wanting to travel to one of the most beautiful and desirable destinations in the Mediterranean. There are 5 destinations served by the airline from Milan Bergamo Airport: Lampedusa, Pantelleria and Olbia in Italy, and Dubrovnik and Split in Croatia.

“In preparation for the summer peak in traffic, we are further strengthening our offer of flights departing from Milan Bergamo Airport” – stated Valeria Rebasti, Commercial Country Manager Volotea Italy & South-eastern Europe. “Thanks to the additional flights programmed, we are making it ever easier to travel between Lombardy and Sardinia, increasing our flights from the airport by over 60% in July and August. For the next few months, in fact, we will be offering 22,000 tickets, equal to a total of 160 flights”.

“We are delighted to see not only the return of the traditional summer destinations operated by Volotea, but also the decision to increase the number of flights from Milan Bergamo to Olbia” – declared Giacomo Cattaneo, the Director of Aviation for SACBO. “This is confirmation of how the most important and significantly strategic market in Northern Italy, that is the area between Milan and the provinces in the East, offers considerable potential for growth for our airline partners”.

All of the routes to and from Milan Bergamo Airport are available on the website www.volotea.com, from travel agents, or by calling the Volotea call centre on 895 895 44 04.