Slovenia’s accession to the EU in May 2004 has stimulated consistent growth at Ljubljana Airport. Throughput reached 1.5 million in 2007 and double-digit growth is expected this year. This success has necessitated significant infrastructure investment, with €135 million earmarked for projects to 2015. It is Ljubljana’s goal that by this time it will be the leading airport in the region, as CEO Zmago Skobir explained to Ross Falconer.
After choosing Birmingham International as its latest base, Ryanair has announced 20 new routes from the airport and forecasts it will be carrying five million passengers per year from Birmingham by 2013. Ross Falconer spoke with Peter Vella, business development director, Birmingham International Airport.
Verona Airport System is hosting the 17th ACI EUROPE Airport Trading Conference & Exhibition. Its general manager Claudio Boccardo outlined his plans for Verona and Brescia airports to Michelle Meineke.