SAVE Group – Venice Airport, strong increase in traffic to North America (USA and Canada): 555,000 passengers were registered in January-July, up 4% compared to the same period in 2019.
American Airlines announces the resumption of connectivity with Chicago beginning in the summer 2024 season and expects a direct flight with Philadelphia through April.
Since the beginning of the year, traffic flows between Venice Airport and North America have seen a strong recovery and increase compared to 2019, the reference year before the crisis caused by the pandemic. From January to July, the total number of passengers who traveled by air to/from the United States and Canada was 555,000, up 4% compared to the same period in 2019.
Of those flights, 272,000 used direct flights operating this summer season connecting Venice daily with New York JFK, Atlanta (Delta Airlines), New York-Newark (United Airlines) and Philadelphia (American Airlines). Added to these are the four weekly flights to Toronto and Montreal operated by Air Canada and Air Transat.
In confirmation of this excellent trend, it is worth noting that this year Delta Airlines has brought the historic connection with New York JFK to March, while United Airlines is operating the route to New York Newark for the first time with a capacity of 276 seats, more spacious than an airplane. The previous 214-seat B-767. All North American airlines are satisfied with the number of flights averaging 93%, with a peak of 96%, which is much higher than the 85% in 2019.
For 2024, Marco Polo’s network of transatlantic flights will be further strengthened: in fact, American Airlines has announced the resumption of the direct Venice-Chicago flight (which has been absent since 2019), a hub from which the company offers continuous flights to more than 100 destinations. in the American continent. . Moreover, the company will introduce the Venice-Philadelphia trip to April. Tickets can already be purchased on the company’s website http://www.aa.com;
“We are very satisfied with the great teamwork achieved with North American airlines, which has resulted in excellent results this season and thanks to which we are expanding the offer for 2024.“- says Camilo Pozzuolo, SAVE Group’s Director of Aviation Development – “With the reactivation of flights to Chicago starting next summer season, we are completing the rebuilding of supply to North America, while continuing to explore new opportunities for direct connections in response to the strong potential expressed in this market segment.
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