August 19, 2022
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Milan-Linate To Shut Down For 3 Months, All Traffic To Malpensa

MIAMI — Europe’s “little jewel” airport, Milan-Linate (LIN), will shut down for three months while its main runway and terminals are renovated, sending all its air traffic to Milan-Malpensa Airport (MXP). With Linate’s closure, Malpensa will become, once again, the city’s main gateway and an Alitalia hub. From July 27 until October 27, 2019, the […]

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Airlines

Air Italy Threatened By Italian Syndicates

MIAMI — Akbar Al Baker’s investment in Italy might be in jeopardy. Yesterday, Air Italy’s syndicates threatened to strike because of the airline’s decision to transfer from Olbia, Sardinia (OLB) to Milan-Malpensa (MXP), 51 ground staff to aid the carrier’s massive growth plans. “The airline should stop the transfer of 51 working positions and instead, […]

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Exclusive: Full Access To Air Italy’s Boeing 737 MAX 8 (+Videos)

OLBIA — Last week, Airways had the exclusive opportunity to participate in the inaugural international flight from New York (JFK) to Milan-Malpensa (MXP) on Italy’s newest airline, Air Italy (IG). The carrier launched flights to JFK after receiving its first Airbus A330-200 from Qatar Airways (QR) on June 1. READ MORE: Flying Air Italy’s New York Inaugural […]

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Exclusive: Flying Air Italy’s New York Inaugural in Business Class (+Photos)

MILAN — A wind of fresh air has invaded Italy today. On the same day that the new Italian Prime Minister was sworn in—following a lengthy void of negotiations and political gaming—the country’s newest airline, Air Italy, launched its first international flight. The opening of international, long-haul operations of the new Italian carrier from its […]

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Air Italy Sets New York, Miami Inaugural Flights (+Details)

MIAMI — Italy’s newest airline is ready to launch long-haul flights under its new callsign, new colors, and recently acquired Airbus A330-200 to New York (JFK) and Miami (MIA). Air Italy flights to the US will begin on June 1 to JFK and June 8 to MIA. As the Italian carrier initiates its long-haul adventure […]

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Air Italy’s First Boeing 737 MAX 8 Arrives In Italy (+Photos)

MIAMI — The first-ever Boeing 737 MAX 8 delivered to an Italian carrier has finally arrived at Air Italy’s new operational base in Milan-Malpensa (MXP). Following a 12-hour delivery journey from Paine Field (PAE), the plane flew non-stop to Shannon (SNN), Ireland for a refueling stop, before completing the trip with a two-hour, twenty-minute hop […]

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Updated: Check Out Air Italy’s First Boeing 737 MAX 8 (+Photos)

MIAMI — Air Italy has unveiled, via a Facebook post, the looks of its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 dressed in the airline’s all-new paint scheme. The first Italian 737 MAX 8 was taken to Boeing’s painting hangar in Portland, Oregon, where the airline’s modern livery was applied to the plane before returning to Boeing […]

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Ciao Meridiana, Welcome Air Italy: Unveiling The New Qatar Airways Investment In Italy (+Media)

MILAN — Italy’s second-largest carrier by passenger numbers, Meridiana, has unveiled at a press conference in Milan its all-new image and corporate identity, changing its name to Air Italy. “We will show that we are the star,” said Qatar Airways Group CEO, Akbar Al Baker, presenting the airline’s development plans. Qatar Airways is Meridiana’s largest […]

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