Articles Tagged ‘Alitalia’

Alitalia launches second route to St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport

Alitalia launches second route to St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport

Alitalia now flies to St Petersburg Pulkovo Airport in Russia from Milan Malpensa Airport in northern Italy.

Alitalia plans small increase in international capacity from Rome, but 5% cut in domestic capacity this summer

Alitalia plans small increase in international capacity from Rome, but 5% cut in domestic capacity this summer

The new, privatised Alitalia continues to evolve its Rome-based network, but which leading country markets will see the greatest changes this June compared with last June? How dominant is the domestic market and which planned new destinations for this summer have had their launch date pushed back to July?

Alitalia resumes flights to Budapest from Rome Fiumicino Airport

Alitalia resumes flights to Budapest from Rome Fiumicino Airport

Alitalia again flies from Rome Fiumicino Airport in Italy to Budapest Airport in Hungary after Malev’s bankruptcy.


Alitalia + Blue Panorama + Wind Jet = 30m passenger airline

Alitalia + Blue Panorama + Wind Jet = 30m passenger airline

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?

Alitalia's low-cost "smart carrier" Air One to launch third base with international flights from Venice Marco Polo

Alitalia’s low-cost “smart carrier” Air One to launch third base with international flights from Venice Marco Polo

Alitalia is using its low-cost subsidiary Air One to launch international services from Venice Marco Polo airport. Which are the leading airlines at the airport this summer, and what competition at Marco Polo and Treviso will Air One face on its 11 new international routes?

Alitalia now serves Prague and Athens from Milan Malpensa and Prague from Pisa

Alitalia now serves Prague and Athens from Milan Malpensa and Prague from Pisa

Alitalia’s low-cost airline Air One launches three routes, from Pisa to Prague and from Milan Malpensa to Athens and Prague.


Alitalia launches domestic, Greek, Spanish and Albanian routes from Pisa and Milan

Alitalia launches domestic, Greek, Spanish and Albanian routes from Pisa and Milan

Alitalia’s Air One now has a base in Pisa and flies to Athens, Catania, Olbia, Palma de Mallorca, Lamezia Terme and Tirana.

Alitalia launches new sunshine routes from Milan Malpensa

Alitalia launches new sunshine routes from Milan Malpensa

Alitalia’s Air One now serves Heraklion on Crete and Mahon on Menorca from Milan Malpensa during the summer season.

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

New airline routes launched (31 May – 6 June 2011)

It has been a very busy week with an entire 86 new routes launched. We have all the analysis – and the cakes – of routes ranging from Emirates’ 26th destination in Europe to LOT Polish Airlines’ fourth Ukrainian route. But which European airline launched routes to both Asia and South America? And which US […]


EURO ANNIES 2011: Airline Awards

EURO ANNIES 2011: Airline Awards

Ryanair was once again the unsurprising winner of the Airline With the New Routes (320); at the other end of the spectrum, a resurgent Alitalia launched 26 routes to take the Flag Carrier Prize, while also in Italy, Eagle Airlines secured the upstart’s award for 12 new routes in its first year.

Bari celebrates EURO ANNIE success; traffic up 20% as germanwings, Ryanair and Wizz Air all launch new routes

Bari celebrates EURO ANNIE success; traffic up 20% as germanwings, Ryanair and Wizz Air all launch new routes

After just missing out on a EURO ANNIE last year, Bari Airport went one better this year. How has traffic evolved in the last 15 years? Which airlines have been busy starting new routes? Which is the bigger market – domestic or international? And which is faster growing?

Meridiana fly still bigger than Ryanair in Sardinia; airberlin starting three new routes in May

Meridiana fly still bigger than Ryanair in Sardinia; airberlin starting three new routes in May

Sardinia is served by three main airports; Alghero, Cagliari and Olbia. How has traffic developed in the last 15 years and which are the leading carriers at each airport? Which legacy carriers and LCCs serve the island and which new routes are starting in 2011?