Catania Airport – flight delay and flight cancellation
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Catania-Fontanarossa Airport is an international airport in the second largest city in Sicily, Italy. It is around 4.3 km from the centre of Catania. Catania-Fontanarossa Airport had air passenger traffic of more than 9.9 million travellers in 2018.
The most important factor to know when a route has a connecting flight is the Minimum Connection Time (MCT) in the airport. It is always better to check this before booking a ticket. The MCT is also a determining factor when a passenger needs to claim compensation for a missed connection. You can see the minimum time required for connections in Catania-Fontanarossa Airport below.
Between domestic flights: 25 min.
Between domestic and international flights: 30 min.
Between international flights: 35 min.
Catania-Fontanarossa Airport terminal
Airport terminals are the sectors or totally separate buildings which allow air passengers to travel between ground transportation and the facilities for boarding and disembarking from a plane. It's crucial to know which terminal you are departing from or transferring through, due to the fact that terminals in bigger airports might be far away from each other and travellers need extra time to get to the necessary one. In Catania-Fontanarossa Airport there is 1 Terminal.
Terminal 1 – Alitalia, easyJet, Eurowings, Ryanair and others
Catania-Fontanarossa Airport transport
When it is the first time visiting a destination, it can be difficult to know the best way to reach the city centre. Public transportation isn’t always available at the airport and taxis may be pricey. Our suggestion is to check all transport alternatives ahead of the flight to make sure you choose the most suitable for your trip.
Go here for the most up-to-date information and connections.
Catania Airport bus
Alibus (AMT) Direction: Catania Central Station Travel time (approx.): 25 min. Operating hours: 05:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily Tickets: can be purchased at ticket machines, directly from the driver or online
Catania Airport taxi
Pick up point: outside the Terminal Travel time (approx.): 15 min. to the city centre Approximate price: 25 EUR
Where to have a rest in Catania Airport
You may have a prolonged wait between flights, for instance if you have a flight delay or your next flight departs the following day. In such cases, it is important to be familiar with the places in the airport where you can have a decent rest or pass time before your flight.
Catania Airport Lounge
Lounges are amenities in the airport which provide travellers with services such as food, beverages, relaxation spaces, free WIFI and showers, so that travellers can wait in comfort.
VIP Lounge SAC Location: after security, Level 3 Opening hours: 06:30 AM - 09:00 PM, daily
Catania Airport hotels
If your next flight leaves the following morning, or the lounge isn’t comfortable enough, the next option might be a hotel near the airport. In some instances, hotels are located onsite, however in others you may need to leave the airport vicinity to get to a nearby hotel. In case you choose to stay overnight in a hotel between flights, we have selected some comfortable possibilities for you.
B&B Fontanarossa Airport Price: from 60 EUR per night Address: Via S. Giuseppe Alla Rena, 92, 95121 Catania CT, Italy Contact: +39 347 987 2974 Website: click
Primo Hotel Price: from 38 EUR per night Address: Via Trovato, 36, 95121 Catania CT, Italy Contact: +39 339 748 9297 Website: click
Catania Airport cafes & restaurants
When travelling, it's necessary to have enough food and drink. We have a number of options for your needs, whether you're looking for an early breakfast, a sit-down dinner during a lengthy layover, or a snack to take on board with you.
Go here to find a full description of places to dine in Catania Airport.
Sicilia's Description: wine bar Location: Arrivals and Boarding
I dolci di Nonna Vincenza Description: Italian pastry Location: Arrivals
Sometimes driving is the most suitable alternative to explore a destination or maybe you require a car for your trip. To help you to pick the most suitable car hire company for your trip, we have provided a list below.
Hertz Location: Airport area Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily Contact: +39 095 341 595
Europcar Location: Airport area Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily Contact: +39 095 348 125
Avis Location: Airport area Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily Contact: +39 095 340 500
Budget Location: Airport area Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily Contact: +39 095 340 500
Enterprise Location: Airport area Opening hours: 08:00 AM - 12:00 AM, daily Contact: +39 024 30201
Other services in Catania (CTA) Airport
Here are some airport facilities that you could also need while in the airport.
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