Atlantia SpA history, profile and corporate video
Atlantia SpA (formerly Autostrade SpA) is an Italian holding company headquartered in Rome, Italy. It was founded in 1950 as Concessioni e Autostrade S.p.A., aiming to give a significant contribution to the post-war reconstruction of Italy.
In 2007, the company changes its name into Atlantia S.p.A.
The name Atlantia is based on the myth of Atlas, who in Greek mythology was ordered by Zeus to bear the weight of the heavens.
The group is active in the infrastructure sector and operates through 3 business areas: Motorways, Airports, and Other activities.
The company is the first operator in the world in the management of toll motorways in Europe, Latin America and India. It manages more than 14,000 km of toll motorway.
Through its subsidiary, Aeroporti di Roma (ADR), the Group operates and develops Rome’s Fiumicino and Ciampino airports and carries out activities linked to airport management. It expanded its presence in the airports sector in 2016, with the acquisition of Aéroports de la Côte d’Azur (ACA), the company that controls the airports of Nice, Cannes-Mandelieu and Saint Tropez
The Other activities business area focuses on electronic tolling systems and mobility services, as well as design, construction, and maintenance services.
With over 29 000 employees and operations in more than 25 countries, Atlantia SpA is considered one of the world’s largest companies in the motorway and airport infrastructure sector.
*Information from Forbes.com, Wikipedia.org, and ”www.atlantia.it/en”.
**Video published on YouTube by “Autostrade per l’Italia. Gruppo Atlantia“.