Network Development Strategy of the Treviso Airport
In line with the network development strategy of the Venice Airport System, of which it is an integral part, the Treviso Airport is committed to supporting the development of regional and European connections that meet the needs of its user base and the local business environment.
There are three traffic segments that Treviso Airport has identified for its development:
1. Low Cost Traffic – extension of connections to regional and European destinations not yet served and suitable for operations with a low cost type of service, to be integrated harmoniously in the overall range of services offered by the Venice Airport System.
2. Point-to-point connections – the development of direct regular airline services to specific destinations, both domestic and international, with volumes sufficient to support the route, thereby giving the airport and, consequently, the territory, improved accessibility.
3. Charter Traffic – development of partnerships with leading Tour Operators, both incoming and outgoing, with the goal of supporting regular charter flights, in preparation for their subsequent evolution into regular airline services.
Treviso Airport, with the aim of pursuing its objectives, has established an incentive programme based on marketing initiatives that are directly proportional to the amounts invested in the airport by carriers, and within parameters of objectivity, transparency, temporariness and non-discrimination, required by the guidelines issued by the European Commission regarding state aid to airports and airlines.
Support for the Development of New Routes
The term "new route" means a route that has not been operated as an airline service at the Treviso Airport in the last two consecutive IATA seasons.
Support for new routes will be available to carriers in a manner directly proportional to the nature of the routes, the frequency of flights actually operated, the size of the aircraft used and the effective amount of services operated, in the event of a seasonal product.
Support will also have a temporary character; any long term incentives will decrease over time.
Support for the development of regular charter flights
In line with what is specified in Section 3, Treviso Airport is interested in promoting charter traffic in collaboration with tour operators willing to invest in the airport with their flight schedules, marketed by offering "packages."
Support will be approved and remain valid for one year and will be available in the form of marketing plans shared with tour operators and designed to promote the user base of Treviso, in the reference territories for incoming traffic, as well as to publicize the range of available outgoing destinations on the Italian market .
To gain access to the incentive program, the tour operator is required to work at least 10 rotations during the same IATA season.
Support in the event of Shared Multi-year Development Plans
For scheduled carriers who are able to share multi-year traffic development plans with the Treviso Airport, thereby demonstrating the ability to contribute to the growth of volume and the capillarity of the airport network, an incentive programme is planned, based on a specific amount per departing passenger, modulated on two minimum thresholds for volume and destinations served, characterized by point to point traffic:
- 400,000 passengers and service to 5 point to point destinations;
- 800,000 passengers and service to 10 point to point destinations.
Additional Forms of Support
In regard to incentive programmes, Treviso Airport considers the concept of free entrepreneurship essential and therefore reserves the right to assess other forms of incentives and co-marketing in favour of carriers and tour operators committed to investing in Canova with connections considered strategic for the growth and economic sustainability of the airport.
Expression of interest
Interested carriers and tour operators should send their development programme to the Sales & Aviation Marketing Department at the email address email@example.com
Any form of marketing covered by this policy will be subject to the timely payment of airport charges by the carriers.
The incentive will be paid at the end of each IATA season; as necessary condition for the disbursement of the incentive, the carrier must operate for a significant part of the IATA reference season (four months for the Summer season and three months for the Winter season).
In the event that within one month from the date of publication of this programme more than one carrier has expressed interest in the same route, the incentives will be granted to all the carriers that have requested them.
In the event that within one month from the date of publication of this programme no carrier has expressed interest in a specific route, the airport shall consider itself free to negotiate directly with any carrier that subsequently demonstrates its interest in operating a specific route.