FCO-SFO

ITA Airways introduced a new transatlantic service on Saturday 1 July between Rome FCO and San Francisco. The 10,080-kilometre route will initially be maintained 3-weekly on Tuesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, after which frequencies will be increased to 5-weekly from 1 August. A 334-seat A350-900 is being utilised on the service. The SkyTeam member will compete […]

July 10, 2023 | Latest Route News +

United Airlines Rome-San Francisco

Rome FCO is by far Italy’s busiest long-haul airport this July-September (Q3), where long-haul is taken to mean flights 5,000km+. According to Cirium schedules data, it has a total of 4,215 non-stop departures and 332 weekly in August. As the hub of ITA Airways, an important SkyTeam airport, a crucial tourism destination, and Italy’s largest […]

Air Service One

Air Service One has identified 15 European flag-carriers that operate a mix of narrow-body (NB) and wide-body (WB) aircraft, and plan to operate at least 1,000 flights with WB aircraft in 2023 Q2. Typically, WB aircraft tend to be used primarily on long-haul, intercontinental services. This analysis, using Cirium schedules data, compares the capacity (seat) […]

ITA AIrways

ITA Airways has 12.29 billion ASKs to, from and within Italy this summer, according to Cirium schedules information data. It is behind only Ryanair as the largest airline serving the southern European nation. Replacing Alitalia, ITA’s first commercial flight was on 15 October 2021. Eighteen months later, it remains 30% smaller by ASKs than perpetually […]

Ryanair - Turin

The capital of the northwest Italian region of Piedmont, Turin is the country’s fourth-largest city by population. Perhaps best known for skiing, cars, truffles, and the Juventus football team, Turin has nearly 1.1 million departing seats this winter, a 3% increase over W19 but 6% lower than the peak in W18. Turin is now Italy’s […]

ADR

In 2019, Italy’s Rome Fiumicino Airport ranked as Europe’s 11th busiest airport, handling 43.4 million passengers. Since 2000 total traffic had grown by 68% but there was a significant difference between domestic and international demand. While developments in the national high-speed rail network had contributed to domestic air travel falling by 11%, international passengers had […]

November 3, 2021 | Airlines, Airports, Europe, News & Analysis

New look plane ITA Airways

Italy’s ‘new’, government-owned airline, ITA Airways (IATA code AZ, same as its predecessor Alitalia), officially launched operations on Friday 15 October. The airline plans to operate with 52 Airbus aircraft this winter (seven A330-200s, 27 A320s and 18 A319s). The airline’s future fleet plans appear to be 100% focussed on Airbus aircraft, including the A220-series. […]

October 18, 2021 | Airlines, Europe, News & Analysis, Top Story