Neapolitan facility has a sense of place

Martyn Cartledge talks to Alessandro Fidato, then-chief operating officer of Naples International Airport, about the facility’s history and plans.

Air Italy has a mixed Airbus/ Boeing fleet consisting of five A330s and nine 737s.

Naples International Airport (IATA: NAP; ICAO: LIRN) is a gateway to one of Italy’s most important tourist areas. The facility lies in the Capodichino district, around 2.5 miles (3.7km) northeast of the city centre and in the shadow of the 4,203ft (1,281m) Mount Vesuvius, the only active volcano on the European mainland.

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