Meridiana fly increase services to Verona
Ryanair decision to stop flights to Verona, imediately Meridiana fly fill the gap with a daily service to London Gatwick with an early bird from Verona with return in the evening and operated with double class A319s by Oct 12 2012. Just only one day later the last flight operated by Ryanair to Stansted. On this flight rumors reports the code share is applied by British Airways.
New daily route to Palermo is planned by the same day, again just 24 hrs from Ryanair quit flights on the same route.
Recently Meridiana fly ceased the route to Palermo due to the obvious strong competition operated by Ryanair.
In the last days the parties has exchanged a series of press releases concerning the co-marketing actions granted by the old management of Verona airport managing company that recently has replaced managing director. Verona airport closed FY2011 with a 26,6 million € net losses.