Alitalia again flies from Rome Fiumicino Airport in Italy to Budapest Airport in Hungary after Malev’s bankruptcy.
So Alitalia has proposed in principle to merge with two smaller Italian airlines. At which airports will Alitalia grow its market share the most? And which major domestic route might cause competition authorities to worry as the current choice of three carriers (each with at least three daily flights) would be replaced by a monopoly?
Belle Air Europe now flies from Rome Fiumicino Airport in Italy to Skopje in FYROM.
Gulf Air now flies from its Bahrain hub to Rome Fiumicino Airport in Italy and Entebbe in Uganda.
Italian LCC blu-express introduces twice-weekly service between Rome and Skopje. Will face direct competition from Belle Air Europe starting mid-December.
Two new routes, a resumption and two routes changing airports in Rome comprise easyJet’s key winter schedule changes
SkyWork Airlines now flies from Berne in Switzerland to Rome Fiumicino Airport in Italy and Vienna Airport in Austria.
Norwegian now flies from Göteborg Landvetter Airport in Sweden to Rome Fiumicino Airport in Italy.
Blue Air of Romania adds third routes to Rome Fiumicino and Dublin, now flying from Cluj Napoca in Transylvania.
Vueling now serves Heraklion and Mykonos from Barcelona, while Rome Fiumicino gets ninth Vueling route.
CSA Czech Airlines last week launched its secondary base in neighbouring Slovakia’s country capital Bratislava, operating six new routes.