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New Italian Airline Information for US Flight Permission

Italia Transport Aereo (ITA), the brand new Italian provider set to switch Alitalia in October, has filed for permission with the U.S. Division of Transportation to conduct flights to the USA.

The story was first reported by the aviation weblog Easy Flying.


ITA is initially launching 4 long-haul routes from Milan and Rome, however is seemingly coming into the market slowly. Initially, the provider plans to fly one route from Milan to New York. The opposite three routes will fly out of Rome to New York, Boston and Miami, respectively.

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In keeping with Easy Flying, ITA then plans to roll out service subsequent yr to Washington D.C. and Los Angeles from Rome and, in 2023, to Chicago and San Francisco additionally from Rome.

ITA may also have alternatives to supply connections inside Italy and into Europe if its short- and medium-haul plans pan out. Nonetheless, the brand new airline, which begins flying on Oct. 15, at the moment doesn’t have a U.S. companion for passengers to attach elsewhere as soon as they attain New York, Boston or Miami.

Alitalia Airways, one of many greatest worldwide model names out of Europe and Italy’s nationwide airline for 75 years, stopped taking reservations earlier this week and can shutter on October 15.

The information has been recognized for some time as Alitalia has struggled financially for many years, and was put into state administration in 2017.

In keeping with Euronews, ITA will purchase 52 of Alitalia’s plane alongside its airport slots and different property. It plans to function flights to locations together with New York, Boston, Miami, Tokyo and quite a few European cities from airports in Rome and Milan. There are plans for the airline to slowly develop its fleet to 105 planes by 2025.


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