6 June 2023
• The new initiative is the result of a collaboration between ADR and RTL 102.5, Italy's leading radio station. Connections from Fiumicino airport with RTL 102.5 group radio speakers and the young Aeroporti di Roma communication staff. • Next stop, a radio workshop with students from three leading universities that run university radio stations: La Sapienza University of Rome, Luiss Guido Carli University and the University of Teramo, who will compete as radio presenters in the studios located in the new Terminal 1 square.

Fiumicino 6 June 2023 - Leonardo da Vinci is adding another communication channel with 'OnAirport', a real radio studio at the airport. Thanks to the collaboration between Aeroporti di Roma and RTL 102.5, Italy's first radio station, the broadcasts of RTL 102.5's announcers and the young ADR communication staff. will begin today in Fiumicino's boarding area A. They will report live from the airport on life at Italy's most important airport, with the latest service and feature news. Every day there will be links in the programmes of RTL 102.5, Radio Zeta Generation Zeta - a reference point for young people - RTL 102.5 News.


Passengers passing through the new Terminal 1 Plaza will find a live radio station with spaces dedicated to news, services and the curiosities of the day, reported from the studios in Milan, Rome, Naples and, from today, Fiumicino airport. Much space will also be devoted to passengers from all over the world, who will become the protagonists of the radio television story.


From next September, the 'OnAirport' project will be expanded to become a real radio laboratory, involving young students from three prestigious Italian universities that host university radio stations: The Sapienza University of Rome, the Luiss Guido Carli University and the University of Teramo, which will allow them to live an important professional experience in the role of radio presenter on Italy's first radio television, in a unique and lively context such as the airport. This is the first initiative of its kind in Italy with a permanent radio station in an airport, which will thus become a testing ground for the professionals of tomorrow.


'OnAirport- commented the CEO of Aeroporti di Roma, Marco Troncone - wants to tell the story, the life of a special place like Leonardo da Vinci: a city within a city that welcomes almost 50 thousand workers and an average of 120 thousand passengers a day. We have chosen radio to experience a new way of reporting on the daily life and experiences of this large, dynamic and unique community. It will be a real workshop involving university students and our young communicators, guided by the experience of the speakers of the country's leading radio station'. 


The president of the RTL 102.5 group, Lorenzo Suraci, said: 'It will be an exciting radio experience: our radio will be speaking to all passengers around the world from Fiumicino, an international crossroads'.