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Rome Airport (FCO)
« on: October 07, 2017, 08:34:28 PM »
I have a 3 hour stopover there next week. Is anyone familiar with amenities, etc.?

Do they have free wifi?

TIA.
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Re: Rome Airport (FCO)
« Reply #1 on: October 07, 2017, 10:34:09 PM »
I have a 3 hour stopover there next week. Is anyone familiar with amenities, etc.?

Do they have free wifi?

TIA.
Yes, free wifi.
At the "Leonardo da Vinci" the new Wi-Fi network is completely free. It is one of the largest installations in Europe with over 1000 Access Points (Wi-Fi antennas) distributed everywhere in the terminals, in the Cargo area and in the parking areas of the aircrafts. To access it, simply select "Airport Free Wi-Fi” network and once you open the portal welcome page, choose between two types of Free WiFi:

• Super fast Free WiFi (up to 4 Mbps), accessed by installing the free official Aeroporti di Roma app, “Rome Airports”

• Fast Free WiFi (up to 2 Mbps), accessed without installing the free official Aeroporti di Roma app, “Rome Airports”
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Re: Rome Airport (FCO)
« Reply #2 on: October 07, 2017, 10:35:45 PM »
Don't have a PP card?
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Re: Rome Airport (FCO)
« Reply #3 on: October 07, 2017, 10:38:59 PM »
Don't have a PP card?
Thanks Dan, I was about to modify my post and suggest priority pass :)
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Re: Rome Airport (FCO)
« Reply #4 on: October 08, 2017, 06:43:38 AM »
Yes, free wifi.
At the "Leonardo da Vinci" the new Wi-Fi network is completely free. It is one of the largest installations in Europe with over 1000 Access Points (Wi-Fi antennas) distributed everywhere in the terminals, in the Cargo area and in the parking areas of the aircrafts. To access it, simply select "Airport Free Wi-Fi” network and once you open the portal welcome page, choose between two types of Free WiFi:

• Super fast Free WiFi (up to 4 Mbps), accessed by installing the free official Aeroporti di Roma app, “Rome Airports”

• Fast Free WiFi (up to 2 Mbps), accessed without installing the free official Aeroporti di Roma app, “Rome Airports”

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Re: Rome Airport (FCO)
« Reply #5 on: October 11, 2017, 06:42:44 AM »
Thanks Dan, I was about to modify my post and suggest priority pass :)
I was flying NYC-FCO-TLV on Alitalia, so flights landed and departed from Terminal 3 (non-Schengen flights).
The PP lounge there is the "Le Anfore Lounge", for which you have to take a shuttle to one of the satellite areas (if you're departing from the main building), and upon returning to the main terminal you need to go through security again...
The lounge itself is not exciting in the least - some baked goods, fruit and drinks. In my opinion, the chairs aren't even so comfortable. You also need to go down (and then up) quite a few stairs - no elevator or escalator available.

According to the PP website you should be able to access the other two lounges in the Schengen terminals, but it's a bit of a schlep from Terminal 3.

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Re: Rome Airport (FCO)
« Reply #6 on: October 11, 2017, 08:08:53 AM »
Going through FCO is a huge Shlep and if you are doing TLV-FCO-NYC or vice versa than the lounge is a huge headache.

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Re: Rome Airport (FCO)
« Reply #7 on: October 11, 2017, 10:34:46 AM »
Going through FCO is a huge Shlep and if you are doing TLV-FCO-NYC or vice versa than the lounge is a huge headache.

Thanks, I guess I'm happy I gave myself a longer stopover.
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