13 October 2019 - The Airports of Montenegro will establish a Podgorica – Bari – Podgorica line as part of the cross-border On Cloud Nine project, announced the PR Service of the company.
The representatives of the Airports of Montenegro said the project On Cloud Nine, “cONnecting CLOse and Unexplored Destinations with New INter-Adriatic transport sErvices” aims to establish air links between the Italian region of Pula and Montenegro, as well as Pula and Albania, through the testing of the Brindisi - Tirana and Bari – Podgorica air routes. "This initiative will contribute to the promotion of mobility, trade and tourism in the Montenegro-Italy-Albania region by developing and improving the quality of new cross-border, sustainable and integrated passenger transport opportunities," the statement said.
At the end of September, the representatives of the Airports of Montenegro participated in a kick-off meeting of the transnational On Cloud Nine project in Bari (Italy) at the premises of Airports of Puglia.
"The meeting presented the current accomplishments related to the project, analysis of the market for passenger traffic and services of Podgorica Airport and the possibilities for the development of intermodal urban transport. In the coming period, in addition to the introduction of the airline, transnational routes will be established in cooperation with the tourism sector, "the statement added.
The airport explained that the project was co-financed under the trilateral Interreg - IPA cross-border cooperation program for Italy, Albania and Montenegro, with a total budget of 1,44 million EUR.
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