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9 May 2015
ADR: Airport progressively back to normal operations
Yesterday 82% of flights scheduled before the fire were operated.Early this morning, one access to T3 was reopened to reach boarding areas G and H dedicated to international flights.
  • Yesterday 82% of flights scheduled before the fire were operated
  • Early this morning, one access to T3 was reopened to reach boarding areas G and H dedicated to international flights
  • 500 people were mobilised 24/24h to reclaim and restore the areas affected by fire and smoke
  • Check-in desks at Terminal 3 almost completely reactivated
  • Analysis conducted in the passenger transit area confirm that there is no risk for passengers and staff health.

Fiumicino, 9th May 2015 - Aeroporti di Roma communicates that Leonardo Da Vinci airport is going back to normality. Yesterday around 760 flights were operated, that is, 82% of the scheduled activities before the fire. Among such flights, 550 were International and 110 domestic. It is worth highlighting that, on the same day of the event, the airport has managed almost 450 flights, limiting as much as possible the interruption that was required due to safety reasons, as provided for by regulations in force. In the meantime, almost 500 people - among whom top and middle managers - have been working round-the-clock to reclaim and restore the area affected by fire and smoke. Early this morning, thank to this activity, it has been possible to reopen one access at Terminal 3 to enable passengers to reach the boarding area G - by light train - and H, both dedicated to International flights. Almost all the check-in desks at Terminal 3 are now open. Analysis carried on in the passenger transit area confirm that there is no risk for passengers and staff health and safety. Activities are being conducted in close collaboration with ENAC and the Ministry of Transports.

 

Aeroporti di Roma, a company of Gruppo Atlantia, manages the airports of Rome Fiumicino and Ciampino, and conducts other collateral activities for airport facility management. Fiumicino operates four passenger terminals. It is dedicated to business and leisure flights to and from national, international and intercontinental destinations; Ciampino is mainly dedicated to low-cost airlines, express couriers and General Aviation activities. In 2014, ADR airports system recorded around 44 million passengers, with over 230 destinations that can be reached from Rome thanks to the 100 airline operating from the two airports.


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