• Air Italy facing closure

    Air Italy facing closure0

    Air Italy is at risk of closing according to various sources within the airline and as being reported in the Italian media. In 2019, the carrier reported a lost of around 200 million euros. A shareholder’s meeting will be held in Milan on 11 February to decide the carrier’s fate. Over a thousand airline employees

  • ALITALIA praised for its reply to homophobic tweet

    ALITALIA praised for its reply to homophobic tweet0

    ALITALIA which has been in the news recently for not the best reasons given it is under administration, finally has some good news. The Italian carrier has been praised in the way it has replied to a homophobic tweet. ALITALIA was promoting “International Museum Day” on 18 May 2018 using a photo of Michelangelo’s iconic

  • Lufthansa interested in ALITALIA

    Lufthansa interested in ALITALIA0

    Lufthansa is in talks with ALITALIA about possible collaboration and investment. According to a report from Italy’s Il Messaggero (18 October 2016), the German carrier will meet with both ALITALIA and Etihad management to discuss how the Lufthansa Group will be involved. Italy’s national carrier is still struggling even with Etihad’s 49% stake. The carrier is

  • ALITALIA adds flights to Cuba

    ALITALIA adds flights to Cuba0

    ALITALIA is set to resume flights to Cuba. Italy’s flag carrier will add twice weekly services to Havana from its Rome Fiumicino hub using three-class Boeing 777-200ERs. Subject to regulatory approvals, flights are set to commence on 01 December 2016. Since Etihad Airways invested with a 49% stake in the Italian carrier, ALITALIA has focused

  • ALITALIA new livery, new brand and new uniform uniform revealed on 04 June

    ALITALIA new livery, new brand and new uniform uniform revealed on 04 June0

    ALITALIA’s new look, powered by majority stakeholder is set to be revealed on 04 June 2015 in Rome. The airline will adopt a new livery as well as new uniforms for all staff. ALITALIA’s livery which had a relatively minor modification in 2004 will apparently still retain the Italian “tri-colour” of green, white, red. It is

  • ALITALIA adds Seoul and Shanghai

    ALITALIA adds Seoul and Shanghai0

    ALITALIA formally announces the resumption of services to South Korea and China as part of its plan, under new majority shareholder Etihad Airways, to expand its intercontinental network. Effective 01 May 2015, ALITALIA will add thrice weekly non-stop service from Milan Malpensa to Shanghai Pu Dong using three class Airbus A330-200 aircraft. The carrier is