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06 March 2019

The second meeting of the transnational cooperation project “ON CLOUD NINE – cONnecting CLOse and Unexplored Destinations with New INter-Adriatic transport sErvices “ will take place in Podgorica (ME) at Podgorica Airport on 6 March 2019, from 12:00 to 19:00.

The main purpose of this meeting is to discuss with partners the progress of the project, in particular regarding the realization of the first project outputs. With reference to this, partners will briefly introduce the first results of survey about current airports situation and analysis of intermodal and urban connections in the airports. Besides this, project partners will discuss about the terms for tender publication in order to select the airline operator. Finally, in occasion of the 2nd meeting partners will agree on further steps important for the implementation of the project activities.

The project is funded within Axes 4 “Increasing cross border accessibility, promoting sustainable transport service and facilities and improving public infrastructures” of the INTERREG IPA CBC Italy-Albania-Montenegro 2014-2020 Programme with total budget of 1.441.800,00 EUR.  

The project leader partner is Airports of Puglia S.p.A. The other partners are: JSC Airports of Montenegro, Molise Region and Albanian Civil Aviation Authority. The associated partner is Region Puglia – Local Public Transport and Major Projects Department. 

The project ON CLOUD NINE aims to create new connections between Puglia and Albania and between Puglia and Montenegro through the experimental start-up of the new air routes. The expected result is the enhancement of passengers’ mobility in the program area, through the development and improvement of new cross-border, sustainable and integrated transport solutions. All  these  project  outputs  ameliorate  travel  experience  of  passengers  that  can  become  happy  and  perfectly  satisfied  (i.e.  really like “on  cloud  nine”).