Alitalia To Increase Flight Operations To 1,600 Weekly Flights In August

Alitalia aircraft will increase the number of flights to over 1,600 flights per week in August. 24% more than in July and more than double compared to those operating in June. The carrier will fly on 75 routes (24 more than July) and 52 airports (16 more than in the previous month). 20 of them will be in Italy and 32 abroad. In August, they will offer one million seats per month. Alitalia will increase its activity in August at 45% of what was planned before the Covid-19 pandemic.

Alitalia will increase flight services in the following destinations

The Alitalia flight schedule, on the long-haul sector, will see the beginning of the Rome-Tokyo Haneda route (from 17 August), the Milan Malpensa-New York service (from 15 August) and the increase of flights between Rome and New York. On the medium-haul international network, Alitalia will increase the number of destinations in Spain, France, and North Africa. They will resume services to and from the Middle East. The number of flights to airports already served abroad will increase. The Airline will launch many seasonal services to the Balearic Islands and the Greek Islands (both from Rome and Milan). Alitalia will increase domestic air services between Northern and Southern Italy.

From the beginning of August, Alitalia will start flights from Rome Fiumicino to Malaga, Algiers, Cairo (6 flights per week for each airport); Marseille and Tel Aviv (10 flights per week for both airports); and new seasonal summer flights to Palma de Mallorca, Ibiza, Menorca, Corfu, Kefalonia, Heraklion (Crete), Rhodes, Mykonos (4 flights per week with each of these airports) and Zakynthos (2 weekly flights). From 17 August, Alitalia will provide services from Rome to Tokyo Haneda (6 flights per week).

Alitalia will also increase flights from Rome Fiumicino airport to New York (from 8 to 14 flights per week), Athens (from 2 to 4 daily flights), Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Geneva, Munich, Tunis (from 10 to 14 flights per week for each airport), Malta, Nice and Tirana (from 6 to 14 flights per week for each airport). Alitalia will provide services to 24 destinations from Milan Linate and Malpensa airports with approximately 710 weekly flights.  

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