New flights, popular destinations and general news.
28 September 2022
The low-cost Irish company presented the “operational plan
winter "for the Milan-Bergamo airport, announcing five
new return routes: Frankfurt and Baden-Baden (Germany),
Lodz (Poland), Madeira (Portugal) and Newcastle (England).
With these destinations, travelers from the Bergamo airport still have more choice for this winter, being able to take advantage of low fares for flights until March 2023.
17 August 2022
Air Arabia, the main low-cost airline of the United Arab Emirates, has announced the new
connection between the airport of
Orio al Serio Bergamo and its Sharjah hub.
Flights, operational from next 7 December, will be carried out four times a week: on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays via modern Airbus A321 NEO LR.
The Sharjah city is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates (the third largest) and is only 30 minutes from Dubai; is considered the cultural capital of the Emirates thanks to the presence of numerous museums and mosques.
The city overlooks the sea with well 16 km of beach on the Persian Gulf.
June 23, 2022
In June the Orio al Serio Bergamo airport exceeded the average of 40,000 passengers per day in transit at the airport. These numbers bode well, as in line with the pre-Covid period. These days at BGY Airport there is always a crowd of travelers waiting to board their flight. People there are so many that they exceed the length of the taped path to travel to get to the security checkpoints and access the gates.
June 13, 2022
Vueling will operate 56 routes in 16 Italian airports by summer 2022. In particular, from the Milan Bergamo - Orio al Serio airport, the airline of the IAG group offers a connection with Paris Orly airport throughout the summer (three frequencies per week). "The goal is to maintain a solid role in the market and continue to offer interesting routes to our passengers, with increasingly dedicated services and in an increasingly sustainable way", commented Jordi Pla Pintre, Vueling Network Director.
May 16, 2022
The Turkish low-cost company lands in Orio al Serio with the connection to Istanbul, an important destination for both tourism and business traffic. The new route will have a daily frequency and allows, in addition to direct access to the city, also to continue to other Turkish and international destinations such as Baku, Tehran and Dubai.
May 5, 2022
AlbaStar Airline has announced the programming for the 2022 summer season to the island of Lampedusa, with operating frequencies from BGY every Saturday and Sunday, from 29 May to 16 October 2022.
February 14, 2022
Ryanair's twenty-year collaboration with SACBO
and Milan Bergamo Airport began on February 14, 2002. The connections were opened by the
flight arriving from Frankfurt Hahn, on board which the wedding between Anja Schmitz and
Thomas Pluta from the town of Andernach was celebrated.
In April of the same year Ryanair opened the route with London Stansted. In April 2002 Ryanair opened the route from Bergamo to London Stansted. In 2003, one year after the inaugural flight, the CEO of Ryanair, Michael O'Leary, inaugurated the base of the Irish carrier in Bergamo, with the positioning of 3 aircraft and reaching the quota of 1.3 million passengers in just twelve months. In these 20 years, Ryanair has invested heavily in its presence and operations in Milan Bergamo, increasing both the number of based aircraft and international / domestic routes, strengthening Bergamo's role as Ryanair's main Italian base.
From the 34 million passengers transported to and from Milan Bergamo airport in the first ten years of operation, Ryanair reached a total of 110 million passengers at the end of 2019. After the parenthesis imposed by the peak of the pandemic, the Irish airline led the resumption of air transport by sending the first of its new “Green” B737-8200 Gamechanger aircraft to Bergamo in July 2021. There are 11 Gamechangers out of the 20 total aircraft currently based in Bergamo, reducing Ryanair's fuel consumption, CO2 emissions and noise emissions in Bergamo.
This twentieth year of marriage between Ryanair and Bergamo promises to be the best ever for Bergamo, with Ryanair's 109 summer routes from Milan Bergamo airport, which will welcome even more passengers in 2022 than in the pre-Covid 2019 period.
January 20, 2022
With this attribution ACI World recognizes that,
despite the contingent difficulties generated by the Covid-19 pandemic, the airport has
continued to make significant efforts in gathering the opinions of passengers to better
understand their needs, with the aim of improving their experience of travel.
Voice of the Customer is a recognition that ACI World has added to the annual awards for the quality of airport service, based on the specific program introduced in 2006 and certifies the commitment of airports around the world to continuously improve the passenger experience. Milan Bergamo Airport is one of the few airports worldwide to have obtained the "Voice of Customer" award for the second consecutive year.