New meeting with Ryanair for the leaders of Airgest and new steps forward towards the recovery of the airport Trapani Birgi. President Savior Shadow and the administration and finance manager of the airport management company, Dario Sorbello, on Wednesday 6 November they had a meeting in Milan with the managers of the Irish air carrier.
"It was a useful step to discuss the details of our future collaboration and the concreteness of our project – explained president Salvatore Ombra -, Ryanair has shown attention and satisfaction in receiving a lasting project that can lead to a multi-year planning, for an expected growth of 140%, made possible also thanks to the tools made available by the Sicilian Region. They appreciated the tangible signals given by the territory, with the return, albeit partial, of the previous debt, finding a reliable industrial partner. A new meeting for the final definition of future operations will follow shortly ".
Steps forward also towards the operation of territorial continuity
On the front of territorial continuity for the routes Naples, Toast, Ancona, Perugia, Parma is Trieste, President Salvatore Shadow announces that "thanks to the widespread action taken, in recent months, by the board of directors of Airgest and of the whole structure, the preparatory requirements for the start of connections in territorial continuity for the period 2020-2022 have been defined. After the comparison with the Sicilian region, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport, Mit and the European Commission, the conference of services will be announced that will allow the publication of the calls for tenders for the assignment of the links in PSOs (public service charges). We estimate – concludes the president of Airgest, Savior Shadow – that the routes will be operational by May 2020 ».