news - AEROPORTI DI ROMA
Fiumicino, 8 September 2015 – With reference to the news that appeared today in some newspapers – reporting a Belgian national travelling to Belgium on a Ryanair flight, who boarded the plane without the required ticket – Aeroporti di Roma wishes to point out that, based on European regulations and on the National Security Programme, the passing of security checkpoints and the access to air-side airport areas are possible also by simply showing the ticket. The possession and the validity of the boarding pass, instead, must be checked at the boarding gate. In this case, the handling company representative, appointed by the airline operator, allegedly did not detect the discrepancy between the date of emission of the ticket (3 September) and the date in which the passenger has decided to use it (6 September).
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.