Rome Fiumicino Improves Numbers: More Work Needed?

Rome Fiumicino Airport still has improvements to make.
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Rome Fiumicino International Airport in Italy has been making improvements in movement statistics, but is more work needed?

Using data from, we will explore where the airport is currently at and whether the Summer 2023 season will give them the kick upward that they need.

Without further ado, let’s get into the numbers…

Rome Fiumicino’s Numbers…

Rome Fiumicino Improves: More Work Needed?
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For March 12-19, the airport handled 594 movements, based on a seven-day rolling average provided by the flight tracking company.

This represents an increase of 30.55% compared to the same period last year but is still around 176 movements short of pre-COVID levels.

Below is 2023 so far for Rome Fiumicino International Airport!:

Date2019 Numbers2022 Numbers2023 NumbersPercentage Difference (2023 vs. 2022)
January 1-8699 movements504 movements610 movements+21.03%
January 8-15740 movements382 movements551 movements+44.24%
January 15-22732 movements361 movements532 movements+47.37%
January 22-29729 movements347 movements524 movements+51.01%
January 29-February 5722 movements376 movements536 movements+42.55%
February 5-12751 movements420 movements563 movements+34.05%
February 12-19794 movements432 movements569 movements+31.71%
February 19-26793 movements412 movements598 movements+45.15%
February 26-March 5735 movements438 movements586 movements+33.79%
March 5-12716 movements462 movements592 movements+28.14%

What we can see from the data is that the airport improved drastically compared to the same period last year.

Rome Fiumicino Airport still has a lot of work to do if it intends to get to pre-pandemic levels moving forward.

Could ITA Airways Help Boost Movement Numbers?

Rome Fiumicino Airport still has improvements to make.
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A question that can definitely be asked is: Could ITA Airways help boost movement numbers for Rome Fiumicino Airport?

The Italian carrier provides the most amount of average daily movements, with RadarBox quoting this as 186 daily movements on average.

Ryanair comes in second with 71 movements, and Wizz Air is third with 43 movements.

Route announcements have been made by all three parties, with the expectation that the Summer period means more flights, which will, in turn, benefit the main airport in Rome.

From the perspective of ITA Airways, as the airline grows in fleet size going into the short and medium-term, movement numbers from Fiumicino Airport will increase in line with that.


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It remains clear that Rome Fiumicino Airport is currently dependent on ITA Airways to increase the number of movements weekly if it has any chance of catching up to pre-pandemic numbers.

There is nothing to stop other carriers across Europe to increase frequencies into the airport as well, with that already being observed ahead of the Summer 2023 season.

For now, all eyes are on the airport to see how the numbers will look as we progress deeper into one of the busiest periods of the year: The Summer Holidays.

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