Italy’s New National Airline Reveals US Route Plans

Aug 29, 2021 1384

BY: Ben Schlappig

After years of bankruptcy, the Italian government is finally replacing Alitalia with a new national airline, Italia Trasporto Aereo (ITA). It remains to be seen how different the new airline will be from Alitalia, given that ITA intends to purchase some of Alitalia’s assets, potentially including the branding and planes.

As of now the plan is for ITA to launch flights as of October 15, 2021 — Alitalia stopped selling flights for travel as of October 15, and that’s the date as of which the transition is expected to happen. ITA will be significantly smaller than Alitalia (at least initially). We’ve now learned what to expect from the carrier’s initial transatlantic route network.

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