Albastar announces the start of scheduled flights from Italy to Senegal, with two weekly connections departing from Milan Bergamo to Dakar

19 April 2022

Cabina Albastar Dakar

Palma de Mallorca, 13.04.2022 – Albastar announces the start of scheduled flights from Italy to Senegal, with two weekly connections departing from Milan Bergamo to Dakar, operated by Boeing 737-800 with 189 seats.  The first connections will commence on Friday, 13th May and Monday, 16th May, with non-stop flights departing from Italy every Monday and Wednesdayfrom June to 31st October.

Flight schedule from Bergamo to Dakar

Every Monday and Wednesday departing from Milan Bergamo at 11:15 pm, arriving in Dakar at 05:10 am.

Flight schedule from Dakar to Bergamo

Every Tuesday and Thursday departing from Dakar at 06:40 am, arriving in Milan Bergamo at 12:20 pm.

Flights can be purchased on the website and through traditional and online travel agencies.  For information and bookings, contact our call centre on +39 095.311503 or by email at

« the reopening of the route to Dakar offers a much awaited travel opportunity for the large Senegalese community living in the province of Bergamo and more extensively in the Lombardy region and in the areas served by the airport of Bergamo’s motorway connections – Giacomo Cattaneo emphasizes, Aviation Sales Director at Sacbo -.  This is a much sought-after route, including as a result of the economic and commercial ties between northern Italy and Senegal. In addition, the direct connection with Dakar—a flight covering a distance of approximately 4.300 km—is the longest route departing from the airport of Milan Bergamo“.

Giancarlo Celani, Chief Commercial Officer & Deputy C.E.O. at Albastar, comments: “It is a pleasure to have been named as the airline entrusted with the rights to the route to Senegal with two weekly flights departing from Milan Bergamo airport, which is increasingly distinguishing itself as a result of the attention reserved to passengers and its strategic location, thus allowing us to hope for excellent results in terms of trafficIn addition, we are the first leisure airline at the airport with 15 destinations served during the summer season, while the new long-haul flight to Dakar could be a precursor of more extensive plans towards the north-western African region“.


ALBASTAR S.A: Albastar, an IATA member with IOSA certification, is a private Spanish airline guaranteeing the highest operational and safety standards. Albastar was founded in 2009 and has had a permanent establishment in Italy since 2014. Over the years, the airline has become a reference point for tour operators, brokers, sports associations and individual customers, offering the market an increasingly flexible business model, comprising scheduled and on-demand flights, as well as connections for religious tourism. Albastar operates with a fleet of five B737-800NG with 189 seats in a single class that meet the strictest and most stringent safety standards required by EASA.