Yesterday I attended an Alitalia press conference where the airline’s new chief commercial officer, Fabio Maria Lazzerini, just two months in the position, discussed what’s new and what the future holds for the airline. A few facts and figures for the airline: Alitalia and its partners fly to more than 1,000 destinations in the world. In 2016 custo...

Alitalia has filed for bankruptcy protection in a US court, temporarily safeguarding its stateside operations and assets from creditors as it is offered for sale in Italy. US bankruptcy judge Sean Lane granted the Italian flag carrier a restraining order for 10 days until 23 June, court documents show. The order will automatically be extended to 26...

Alitalia is set to operate direct Rome-Los Angeles service also during the winter season. The Italian airline has decided to extend this service, which was operated in the last years only between April and October, with three weekly frequencies for the upcoming winter season. The Rome-Los Angeles flight is the only direct connection between Italy a...

Alitalia e Delta mettono in vendita biglietti in offerta per volare sui collegamenti diretti delle due Compagnie fra Milano Malpensa e New York JFK.In classe economica, i biglietti sono in vendita fino al 1° ottobre a partire da €498 (tasse incluse) per volare indistintamente con Alitalia e Delta fra il 1° ottobre e il 15 aprile 2014 (esclusi i per...

Alitalia today launched a new global promotional campaign in 30 countries with flight tickets available for sale until February 2 for travel in 2016. The airline has on offer in Italy more than 1.36 million seats at promotional fares for domestic and international flights. Fares will include all taxes and fees and start at €36 for one-way...

Alitalia has launched a new global marketing brand, which encompasses a TV commercial, designer staff and alliances with top Italian brands.   The event that took place at the Nazionale Spazio Eventi in Rome, was attended by hundreds of global media representatives and invited guests. The television commerciai celebrates the Italian airline...

by Gianni Dragoni   Alitalia adds two Airbus 330s for long flights to its fleet, which is already composed of 22 long-range jets out of a total of 118 aircrafts, after cuts in the medium-range capacity were decided at the end of 2014.   The fleet development was presented together with a new livery for the aircrafts, retaining the red...

Torna l'operativo estivo di Delta Airlines, che ha riavviato i collegamenti giornalieri no stop da Roma Fiumicino e da Venezia per New York JFK. I voli saranno operati insieme con il partner di joint venture Alitalia.   In classe BusinessElite gli aeromobili sono configurati con le nuove poltrone-letto completamente reclinabili flat-bed. Tut...

Ripartono anche quest'anno i collegamenti stagionali di Delta Airlines che dall'Italia collegheranno con voli diretti gli Stati Uniti.   Domenica sono iniziati i collegamenti non-stop tra Milano Malpensa ed Atlanta, tra Roma Fiumicino e Detroit e tra Venezia ed Atlanta. Ieri invece il primo volo estivo da Pisa ha collegato l'aeroporto JFK di...

Former Ferrari chief Luca Cordero di Montezemolo has been appointed president of the new Alitalia following its tie-up with Etihad, ANSA sources said Wednesday after a meeting of shareholders. Montezemolo, who was nominated to the post at a board meeting earlier this month, replaces Roberto Colaninno who resigned as Alitalia president after the dea...