AeroItalia

London Southend Airport has unveiled a strategic collaboration with the Italian airline Aeroitalia, introducing a new service to Italy, with plans for additional routes in the future. Commencing on Monday March 25, London Southend will facilitate 6-weekly Aeroitalia flights to Milan Bergamo Airport. The new route promises a convenient link to Italy’s second largest city, […]

January 4, 2024 | Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

AOI-VIE

Aerotalia opened its new base in Ancona on Sunday 1 October, launching several new routes. Rome FCO (2-daily) Milan LIN (12-weekly) Naples (daily) Vienna (2-weekly) Barcelona (2-weekly) Bucharest BBU (3-weekly) All flights will be operated by the 68-seat ATR72 turboprop aircraft wet-leased from Romania’s Air Connect. The three domestic services are operated as Public Service Obligation flights. […]

October 4, 2023 | Latest Route News +

Turkish Airlines

Palermo is among the better recovered of Italy’s busier airports. According to the airport’s figures, it welcomed 7.12 million passengers in 2022, up by 1.4% versus 2019. In the first quarter of 2023, it had 1.31 million, an increase of 5.3% versus the same three months in the pre-pandemic 2019. July-September 2023 seats are up […]

Five hundred plus new routes in 2023

Air Service One recently estimated that airlines started around 1,850 new routes across Europe (excluding Russia) in 2022. Analysis of Cirium schedules data suggests that airlines have already revealed plans for at least 500 more new routes starting in 2023. However, with airlines announcing additional new routes almost every day at the moment, that number […]

FRL-MLA

The Italian air travel market is currently even more dynamic than usual. With Alitalia having been shut down and reborn as considerably smaller ITA Airways, there are opportunities for other carriers to grab a share of the market. Ryanair and Wizz Air have been particularly active in expanding their presence in Italy. Following the demise […]