Flying Low Cost from Bergamo Airport
If you are flying low-cost around the Milan area, specifically on RyanAir, chances are that you will be taking off or arriving at Bergamo Orio Al Serio Airport.
According to its official profile, Il Caravaggio International Airport, another name for this airport in honor of the Bergamese painter, is the third busiest airport in Italy. Millions of passengers fly out of this airport every year, especially since RyanAir began operating with low cost flights bound for the southern regions of Campania, Puglia, Sardinia, Calabria, and Sicily, as well as to international countries including England, Spain, Greece, France and Sweden.
Thus, when flying low cost, most often, flights are either scheduled in the late evening prior to midnight or in the wee hours of early morning. In such cases, passengers who need to take public transportation bound for the airport are subjected to arrive at the airport hours before boarding time, depending on the availability of the transportation, which usually holds off operation from midnight until 5 o’clock in the morning.
Therefore, it would be great to know some essential things about flying out of Bergamo Airport, such as:
- Make sure you are checked in on your flight with your boarding pass ready, either downloaded or printed before arriving at Bergamo Airport, as they charge a check-in fee for passengers who do not check in before boarding. Also, you will only gain entry inside with a boarding pass presented to the airport officials at the entrance.
- Suppose your water bottle is still full, and you want to maximize your time at the airport with it without purchasing one at the airport price. In that case, staying in the airport’s preliminary receiving area at least an hour before boarding is advisable, as water bottles must be emptied off at the baggage check area. Nonetheless, you will still be better off buying 500ml bottled water at the boarding area, so you have one on the plane where bottled water is sold at double the price.
- You can bring packed food inside your bag all through your flight as long as it fits in your required luggage size, either you have booked on a Basic Fare with a bag that fits under your seat or with extra carry-on…