Alitalia announced on Wednesday that they will increase their flight program by 36% from May to June, including resumption of direct service from Rome to New York and Spain. The carrier will also resume domestic services from Milan to southern Italy.
Today, Alitalia announced that they will resume direct service from Rome to New York and Spain in June. The carrier will increase their flight program by 36% from May to June and will also resume domestic flights between Milan and southern Italy. From June 2, 2020, the airline will resume nonstop service between Rome and New York, Madrid and Barcelona. In June, Alitalia will operate 30 routes to 25 airports including 15 domestic and 10 international gateways. From Milan-Malpensa (where the carrier will operate until the reopening of Milan-Linate), Alitalia will operate 8 daily services to Rome-Fiumicino, two daily returns to Bari, Catania, and Palermo, and four daily returns to Cagliari, Alghero and Olbia.
Starting May 21, 2020, Alitalia will offer 8 daily return flights from Rome-Fiumicino to Catania and Palermo. Domestically, the carrier will reconnect its Rome-Fiumicino hub with Alghero, Bologna, Bari, Genoa, Lamezia Terme, Milan, Naples, Olbia, Pisa, Turin and Venice. Internationally, the carrier will resume service in June to New York, Barcelona, Brussels, Frankfurt, Geneva, London, Madrid, Munich, Paris and Zurich. During the third quarter, Alitalia expects to increase their schedule to about 40% of the planned pre-pandemic level. In compliance with Italian law, all Alitalia flights will temporarily operate at less than 50% capacity to allow for onboard social distancing.