Alitalia said on Wednesday it would increase flights by 36 percent as Italy prepares to welcome holidaymakers in June. The troubled Italian airline, which is set to be nationalised, plans to resume flights between Rome and New York as well as certain flights to Spain, including from Rome to Madrid and Barcelona, from June 2nd. It will also resume s...

Under a new government plan to renationalise Alitalia, Italy's national flag carrier is expected to have about 30 aircraft, 3,000 employees and fly mainly short and medium haul routes, with very few long haul services. This will be an Alitalia that looks very much as it did in the late 1950s.  At present the airline has 113 aircraft, 72 of which ar...

The Italian ministry of foreign affairs is co-ordinating a series of special flights, operated by national flag carrier Alitalia, to repatriate thousands of Italians stranded abroad due to travel bans over the Coronavirus outbreak in Italy. On the night of 15 March a plane left Rome for the Maldives, stopping off in Cairo to change crew in order to...

L’Ambasciata d’Italia a Washington si è attivata per assicurare collegamenti aerei diretti tra gli Stati Uniti e l’Italia nei prossimi giorni, nonostante il divieto di ingresso per coloro che sono stati nell’area Schengen negli ultimi 14 giorni deciso dalle Autorità americane a partire dalle 23.59 EST di oggi 13 marzo. Si ricorda che tale divieto n...

From Venice’s labyrinth of scenic canals to Tuscany’s rolling olive groves, the cosmopolitan capital of Rome and the sun-drenched beaches along the craggy cliffs of the Amalfi Coast, it’s no surprise that Italy is a perennial favorite among travelers of all ages. But there’s far more to this storied destination than its classic draws—be it Turin’s...

Jetting to Italy from Washington, D.C., just got a little easier: Italian airline Alitalia launched nonstop flights from Washington Dulles International Airport to Rome Thursday. Alitalia will offer direct flights between Virginia's Dulles International Airport and Rome's Fiumicino International Airport five times per week on the Airbus A330-200, w...

C’è un «bottino» di oltre un milione di passeggeri l’anno nella tratta (lucrosa) Italia-Usa nel forzino di Alitalia, la compagnia aerea in amministrazione straordinaria dal 2 maggio 2017. Mentre sul fronte politico-aziendale vanno avanti gli incontri per capire chi potrebbe affiancare ministero dell’Economia, Ferrovie dello Stato e Delta Air Lines...

Exciting rumors from the world of Aviation; Delta and Alitalia might merge after their executives revealed an upcoming meeting in Atlanta. Unlike previous talks with Air France and Etihad, both of which lost plenty of money helping Alitalia, this deal might be fully supported by the Italian government, as it would not threaten jobs in the home coun...

A poche ore dalla terza proroga, decisa dal Governo, della scadenza del prestito ponte concesso ad Alitalia, la compagnia di bandiera promuove il suo nuovo volto a New York, in una conferenza stampa organizzata all’Istituto italiano di Cultura. Un volto meno provinciale, più internazionale e quindi interconnesso, pronto per la fase del rilancio. Le...

Alitalia will launch flights between Washington and Rome this spring, the carrier's first direct route between the two capitals. The five-times weekly flight between Rome Fiumicino and Washington Dulles commences May 2. The eastbound leg, departing at 4:15 p.m. and arriving at 7:00 a.m. Rome time, is designed to allow passenger connections via Alit...