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5/05/1947: First Flight of Alitalia

Today in Aviation, the first Alitalia-Aerolinee Italiane Internazionali (AZ) flight took off bound for its domestic destination in 1947.

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Startup Aeroitalia Looks to the Americas for 2023

Aeroitalia (ROO) will debut in Italian skies with an operational base in Forlì and a fleet of six Boeing 737-800.

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4/07/1997: Alitalia’s ‘Baci Perugina’ Boeing 747

Today in Aviation, Alitalia (AZ) unveiled its ‘Baci Perugina’ Boeing 747-200GE at Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO) in the year 1997.

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Today in Aviation: First Papal Visit to Use an Aircraft

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Pope Paul VI touched down in Amman, Jordan in a specially chartered Douglas DC-8 operated by the now-defunct Italian flag-carrier Alitalia (AZ) in 1964. It was the first time a Pope had used an airliner for an official visit. The plane had been marked with the Vatican colors, white and […]

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