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Summary: Aeroporti di Roma SpA
Standard & Poors, July 2001
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The ratings on Aeroporti di Roma SpA (AdR) reflect its strong business position offset by a relatively aggressive financial profile. AdR has a concession until 2044 to operate two airports, Ciampino and Fiumicino (FCO), both of which serve Rome, Italy's capital. The city is also Italy's political center and one of the world's main religious centers and therefore attracts a steady stream of tourists. The company has a traditionally strong position in the domestic Italian market and is situated in a relatively large and affluent catchment area. Its position as an international hub, however, was weakened following a political decision in 1998-1999 to move most of the Italian flag carrier, Alitalia's, intercontinental flights from Rome to Milan. AdR was acquired...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Aeroporti di Roma SpA
Aeroporti di Roma SpA