Naples International Airport, managed by GESAC SpA, is the second airport in Southern Italy for number of passengers, the first in terms of international traffic and Europe’s fastest growing airport in 2017 for the category of 5-10 mln passengers.
Naples International Airport was the first in Italy to be privatized in 1997. Currently, 87% of GESAC shares are held by 2i Aeroporti Spa (a joint venture of private equity funds: F2i and Ardian) and the remaining 13% by local authorities.
Naples Airport is connected with the main European airports and other strategic destinations such as New York, Istanbul, Moscow and Tel Aviv. By year’s end, a forecasted 8.4 mln passengers will have travelled to and from Naples airport where 35 airlines, including easyJet and Ryanair, provide service to 96 destinations.
Quality of service and passenger experience is always a top priority at Naples Airport with ASQ indicators steadily improving over recent years.
On March 2017, the airport Archaeological itinerary was inaugurated – the only one of its kind in the world located in an airport. The aim of this project is to enhance and promote the Campania Region’s invaluable archaeological and cultural heritage by offering passengers, visitors and especially the many Italian and foreign tourists passing through the airport, a truly unique experience with various original Pompeian statues placed in different points of the Terminal.
Last June, Naples Airport won the “Aci Europe Award” as the best Airport in Europe in the 5-10 million passenger category. The judges singled it out for the airport’s excellent combination of smart airport management working with tourism development, and recognized the airport as a major economic driver of regional tourism. The judges also appreciated the airport’s significant improvements to the passenger experience.