Alitalia

Alitalia launches ‘Discover Italy’ portal to promote tourism in Italy

Travel ideas and thematic routes to attract passengers and boost tourism in Italy, especially from abroad. This is the aim of ‘Discover Italy’, the...

Etihad to replace Alitalia flights to Rome

Alitalia is discontinuing its Rome-Abu Dhabi service from March 25 Abu Dhabi’s Etihad Airways has announced plans for a second daily flight to the Italian...
Alitalia A320 arriving at Brussels Airport

Alitalia to launch new ‘Stopover’ service to increase passengers and tourists to Rome

Promoting accommodation in Rome for international passengers with connecting flights to final destinations outside Italy. This is the aim of ‘Stopover Roma’, the new...

Alitalia and Aerolíneas Argentinas sign a Joint Business Agreement to cooperate on routes between Italy and Argentina

Alitalia and Aerolíneas Argentinas announced today the signature of a Joint Business Agreement (JBA), which will allow both airlines to coordinate commercial efforts to...
Alitalia Cityliner Embraer ERJ-175

Il Sole 24 Ore: “Air France-KLM group and Delta Air Lines join in on Alitalia takeover”

A new saga in the "Alitalia takeover"-story, on 28 December Italian daily newspaper Corriere della Sera announced that German airline Lufthansa was the favourite...

Myrna Herzog’s viola da gamba severely damaged on her Alitalia flight

On 2 January Brazilian born Israeli musician and player of the viola da gamba and baroque cello Myrna Herzog traveled on Alitalia from Rio De...

Lufthansa favourite to take over Alitalia

The German airline Lufthansa is the favourite for the takeover of the troubled Italian flagship carrier Alitalia, the Italian daily newspaper Corriere della Sera...

Alitalia and Flybe sign codeshare agreement

Alitalia, the largest Italian airline, and Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, based in Exeter (UK), have signed a broad codesharing agreement connecting the networks...

Alitalia registers record number of digital check-ins and releases new version of its App

Alitalia’s passengers are increasingly using digital tools to travel. According to the latest data gathered by the Company, online check-in (through the Alitalia App,...

Luxair will be landing in the heart of Milan by adding Linate to its destination network, thanks to a codeshare with Alitalia

Luxair Luxembourg Airlines and Alitalia have signed an agreement for operating the Luxembourg – Milan-Linate route, as of 4 December 2017. Travellers will now be...

Alitalia has the best onboard dining for frequent travellers

Alitalia’s onboard dining is the best in the world, according to more than 22,000 frequent flyers surveyed by the US publication ‘Global Traveler’ which...
Alitalia A320 arriving at Brussels Airport

Alberta Ferretti to design new Alitalia uniform

The new Alitalia uniform will be designed by Alberta Ferretti. The Italian designer has welcomed the opportunity to collaborate with Alitalia to renew the...

Alitalia flight from Miami to Rome diverts to St. John’s (Canada) after mechanical problems

189 people on board will remain in St. John's for most of the day An Italian passenger jet diverted to St. John's International Airport (YYT),...

Between June and October 2017 Alitalia posted a €21m net loss

Bankrupt Alitalia is not out of the woods yet, yesterday (22 November) Alitalia's special commissioners have presented the performance of the administrative management in...

Alitalia becomes first airline in Europe certified by IATA for baggage tracking

Alitalia is the first airline in Europe to obtain the readiness certificate for compliance with IATA Resolution 753 for the airline’s baggage handling operations...
Alitalia A320 arriving at Brussels Airport

Lufthansa has offered €250m and wants to create a “New Alitalia” with a lighter structure

Lufthansa has offered €250 million to take over a large part of Alitalia's activities, including half of its staff and around 100 aircraft, Italian...
Alitalia A320 arriving at Brussels Airport

Alitalia introduced new flights to India and the Maldives in its winter 2017/2018 flight schedule

The Chief Commercial Officer of Alitalia, Fabio Maria Lazzerini, has presented in Rimini – in the context of the International Tourism Fair TTG Incontri – the new...

Lufthansa is preparing a bid to take over Alitalia for €500 million

Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera has announced that Lufthansa is willing to buy Alitalia for €500 million. The German airline is interested in large parts...

Ryanair CEO Michael O’Leary comments on its future, Brexit, easyJet, Norwegian and bankrupt Air Berlin and Alitalia

During a press conference held today (Thursday) Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary commented on Ryanair's future, bankrupt Air Berlin (Lufthansa) and Alitalia,  alcohol abuse, easyJet...

Italian bike trial champion Vittorio Brumotti traveled on Alitalia; two damaged bikes

The Italian bike trial champion Vittorio Brumotti (Twitter: https://twitter.com/brumottistar) is not very happy with the luggage handling on his Alitalia flights to say the...