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Fiumicino, 24 February 2021 - The CEO of Rome Airports, Marco Troncone, has issued a statement following the sudden death of the Chairman, Antonio Catricalà.
"Knowing that I reflect the feelings of the entire Board of Directors and of ADR's employees, today the sudden death of the Chairman Catricalà leaves an enormous sorrow and a huge void in all of us. A fine jurist, but above all an asset to the Institutions and a true servant of the State, with extraordinary professional and human qualities. His wisdom also made him an indisputable reference point in our company. We will miss his tact, his politeness, his fine irony and availability with everyone without ever sparing himself. We were connected to him with feelings of great esteem and sincere friendship, and his valuable advice will remain indelibly in our hearts. My sincere condolences and those of ADR's Board of Directors go out to his wife, daughters and family.”
Aeroporti di Roma, an Atlantia Group company, manages Rome Fiumicino and Ciampino airports and carries out other business activities relating to airport management. Fiumicino has two passenger terminals and is dedicated to business and leisure customers on national, international and intercontinental routes; Ciampino is mainly used by low-cost airlines, express-couriers and General Aviation activities. In 2019 ADR recorded, as an airport system, 49.4 million passengers with over 240 destinations worldwide reachable from Rome, thanks to approximately 100 airlines operating at the two airports (In 2020, following the effects caused by Covid-19 on air transport, Fiumicino airport recorded just 9.8 million passengers while Ciampino airport ended the year with 1.6 million passengers). In 2020, Airports Council International Europe awarded Fiumicino’s Leonardo da Vinci airport with the “Best Airport Award 2020”. For the third year running, Leonardo da Vinci airport confirmed its position as the number one European hub with over 40 million passengers. The award adds to the recognition of Airports Council International World which, in 2020, presented Leonardo da Vinci airport with the “Airport Service Quality 2019” award for the third consecutive year as Europe’s most appreciated airport among hubs with more than 40 million passengers. ADR’s management capacity is also confirmed by the awards received during 2019 from Skytrax, the leading international rating and assessment company for the airport sector, which confirmed the 4 Skytrax stars obtained by Fiumicino in 2017.
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