This section contains information related to Meridiana, flight code IG, a low-cost carrier regional type.

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    "ALISARDA, a company with entirely private capital, was established in March 29th 1963 on the initiative of HH Prince Aga Khan with the objective of favouring the development of the tourist industry in the Emerald Coast (Costa Smeralda), which is located in the north-eastern coast of Sardinia, then accessible only by sea. in January 2003 Meridiana launched its new position, well proven by the new pay off "Low cost - High quality" by introducing its new commercial strategy based on a policy of one-way prices starting from 9 euro, combined with a traditional level of service. In 2003 Meridiana transported more than 4 million passengers, registering an increase of 14% compared with the year before. in February 2004 Meridiana launched its Smart-fly offer: the first product for the business market with low-price costs on flights from Rome and Milano Linate and vice versa and from Rome and Verona and vice versa, starting form 9 euro. I n 2004 Meridiana transported approximately 3,600,000 passengers, confirming even more its own identity as a Low Cost High Quality airline and guaranteeing highly competitive prices as well as maximum levels of reliable standards and quality."
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    Av. seats 1.660 Tot. seats 136.111
    Av. frequency 11 Tot. frequency 908
    Tot. airports 20 Tot. routes 82
    Av. distance 650
    Av. time 80
    Beta-index β 4,10
    Theta-index θ 6.806
    Eta(t)-index η 86,65
    Eta(x)-index η 731,15
    HHI 0,46
    Gini 0,48
    Flights per 60 minutes 9,04
    Top 5 regions (based on seats)
    Italy 93,89 % (127.795)
    France 2,18 % (2.970)
    United Kingdom 1,89 % (2.574)
    Spain & Canary isl. 1,36 % (1.848)
    Netherlands 0,68 % (924)
    Top 5 airports (based on seats)
    OLB-Olbia 13,41 % (18.249)
    CAG-Cagliari 12,56 % (17.094)
    FCO-Rome (Fiumicino) 11,15 % (15.180)
    CTA-Catania 9,86 % (13.423)
    LIN-Milan (Linate) 9,70 % (13.200)
    Airport hierarchy
    Primary 15,54 % (21.153)
    Secondary 12,27 % (16.698)
    Tertiary 72,19 % (98.260)



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    Meridiana <- 79 Aga Khan    



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    Network 2005-09