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Aeroporto Friuli Venezia Giulia - Trieste Airport

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Sector:
airports

Investment date:
July 2019

Share acquired:
55% (total amount of direct and indirects shares) 

Status:
in portfolio – Third Fund (through 2i Aeroporti S.p.A. – holding 51% owned by the Third Fund – and its subsidiaries)

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Since 1935 Trieste Airport has been the reference airport of the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, in 2018 passenger traffic amounted to 772 thousand passengers for a total of 15,470 flights taken off of which 8245 commercial flights and 7225 general aviation.

Travelers can reach the airport by car (and park in over 2500 parking spaces equipped with electric charging stations), by bus (with 3 companies that stop at the airport) but also by regional and high-speed railways (with 6 fast connections called ‘Frecce’ from and to Milan and Venice). Thanks to recent investments and partnerships with major airlines, the airport serves over 26 destinations in Italy and Europe and offers quality intermodal, sustainable and avant-garde services, providing the best hospitality for customers from the region, the Northeast and from neighbouring countries such as Slovenia, Austria and Carinthia.

The recently refurbished infrastructures of the Friuli Venezia Giulia airport can satisfy the most demanding customers, with a dedicated and personalized service at every moment of the journey. In just two years and thanks to a 17.5 million euros investment, the airport is the focus point of the main Italian intermodal hub that connects the terminal directly with the “Trieste Airport Ronchi dei Legionari” stop along the Trieste - Venezia / Trieste - Udine railway lines.

From a financial point of view, the company that manages the regional airport closed the 2018 with a net profit of 1.456 million euros and an EBITDA of 4.717 million euros. The increase in non-aviation revenues (commercial services) is significant, registering +40% compared to the previous year, reaching 4.7 million euros.