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Press release

Air transport in Italy

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The National Institute of Statistics releases statistics on air transport for the year 2013. The survey on air transport is carried out in accordance with EC Regulation 437/2003 of the European Parliament and the Council of 27 February 2003. The survey is a census and collects information from airport management companies, with the collaboration of the National Civil Aviation Authority (ENAC). Data covers the airport traffic of aircraft, passengers, freight and mail, incoming and/or departing from domestic airports, with regard to civil aviation business. In this report the main results of the survey are presented, with reference to the comparison between the domestic and international air traffic. Methodological aspects are explained in the informative note. Definitions are included in the glossary.

The national and international air traffic in 2013

In 2013, total air traffic in the national airports recorded a negative trend: aircrafts arrived and departed, over the previous year, decreased by 5.7%, passengers by 1.8%, while freight and mail carried increased by 1.5%. For passengers, the decrease was due to national traffic (-6.1%), while international traffic increased by 1.4%. The passengers carried on scheduled flights decreased by 1.1%, reduction due to domestic flights  (-6.1%), while the international flights increased by 2.6%. The reduction in the use of charter flights (-15.7%) was due both to international traffic (-15.7%) and domestic market (-16.4%).

For information:
Statistics on services

Laura Leoni
ph. +39 06 4673.7284
email: leoni@istat.it

Vincenzo D’Alberti
ph. +39 06 4673.7429
email: dalberti@istat.it

Reference period: Year 2013

Date of Issue: 26 November 2014



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