Italia Trasporto Aereo (ITA), Italy's new national airline to replace Alitalia, will start selling flight tickets on 26 August. ITA is scheduled to launch on 15 October, having obtained its operating licence from the Italian civil aviation authority ENAC last week. At midnight last night, 24 August, Alitalia ceased selling tickets for flights depar...

On the heels of Americans being cleared to fly into Italy once again , a new Italian airline is set to launch this fall in the European country. The new carrier is currently without an official name but going by the temporary moniker Italia Trasporto Aero (ITA). It's a new iteration of Alitalia, the embattled national flag carrier that has been ban...

The new airline being created to replace the long financially ailing Alitalia will take off on Oct. 15 with its first flights, the Italian Economy Ministry announced Thursday. In a statement, the ministry said the new company, ITA, will be fully operating on that date, following the positive outcome of discussions with the European Union’s executiv...

After months of standstills and stalling, it seems the EU is finally set to give Italy the go-ahead for its new national airline. EU officials have demanded a clear separation between the assets and brand of Alitalia and the carrier set to be born out of its restructuring. Discussions have been particularly heated around Alitalia slots at Milan’s L...

Delta Air Lines is growing its quarantine-free flights to Italy. With a new partnership with Italian flag carrier Alitalia, the airline has now doubled its offering of quarantine-free flights to Italy. These flights, however, are only open for essential travelers. Delta Air Lines is now codesharing with its Italian partner, Alitalia, on COVID-teste...

I bancali, ciascuno con trentasei sacchi da venticinque chili di castagne, aspetta sulla pista dell’aeroporto di Roma Fiumicino. Giusto il tempo di venire imbarcati nella pancia dell’Airbus A330 di Alitalia che poco dopo il prodotto «made in Italy» decolla con il volo AZ608 alla volta di New York, Stati Uniti, ma con destinazione finale i piatti de...

Alitalia ha ripreso a collegare Roma e Boston. Il primo volo Alitalia da Fiumicino all’aeroporto Logan d Boston è partito la mattina del 16 luglio alle ore 10:20. Il collegamento con la città del Massachusetts si aggiunge a quello con New York, ripristinato all’inizio di giugno, e viene effettuato tre volte alla settimana (dall’Italia ogni lunedì,...

Alitalia is back in the skies over the Atlantic. The Italian carrier rose like a phoenix from the ashes today – a post-coronavirus airline with a plan to succeed. The airline has been bankrupt since 2017 and has been surviving on government assistance ever since. But now it seems some good news is on the horizon. Last week, the airline said it woul...

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...