July 2009 - Posts
Three times a week on monday, wednesdays, fridays is the new flight that will link Verona and Salerno by coming monday July 27th 2009 Its a new schedule launched in cooperation with airport managing company of Salerno Pontecagnano.
Air Dolomiti will fly the route with 44 seater ATR42/500s turbopropos. The route is scheduled until Oct 23 2009.
Entry level fare is 79€ taxes enclosed one way.
MyAir disappearing from the market push Wizz to open new routes from Romania to Italy on holes left empty.
With effect Sept. 21 2009 they opens a twice weekly Bucarest Baneasa-Catania on mondays and fridays with 180 seater A320s:
W6 727 Bucarest Baneasa - Catania 17:50 19:10 1---5--
W6 728 Catania - Bucarest Baneasa 19:45 22:50 1---5--
By Oct. 28 2009 a new twice weekly Bucarest Baneasa-Forlì on wednesdays and saturdays:
13:55 14:55 W6 737 saturday
19:10 20:10 W6 737 wednesday
15:25 18:15 W6 738 saturday
20:40 23:30 W6 738 wednesday
This afternoon some minutes after 6pm press agencies has start to launch the press release sent from ENAC-Italian CAA where they have revocked the AOC (Air Operations Certificate) to the no frill carrier MyWay Airlines forcing them to stop any sort of bookings. They are banned to fly from 12.01am on July 24 2009. Planes shows MyAir brand because its a commercial asset of MyWay Airlines.
ENAC have also ordered to the airlines to assist stranded passengers giving alternative opportunity to fly.
In the meantime Alitalia have offered special fares to the stranded passengers at 39€ plus taxes on routes from Venice to Bari, Cagliari, Palermo on July 23, 24, 25 only. 59€ plus taxes in the same days and with final destination one of the stops served by MyAir network flying with integrated network granted by Alitalia/AirOne.
BRITISH AIRWAYS reduce services from London LGW to Turin from 14xweek
to 8xweek. During ski winter season is increased to 11xweek.
DANUBE WINGS have added two more weekly flights between July 31 to Aug
31 2009. The additional flights are on monday and friday morning. They
continue to schedule flights on friday and sunday afternoon.
ELISARDAFLY have commenced a twice weekly seasonal helicopter service
from Bologna to Rimini on friday and sunday evening with SA365s.
Booking can be made on airline website and to Marina di Rimini seaport
EMIRATES will increase from 7 top 11 flights a week on Rome FCO-Dubai.
The new rotation is EK95/96 on mo-tu-th-sa. With effect Feb 1 2010 the
route is twice daily.
MERIDIANA will resumes on W09/10 flights on Naples-Verona. Confirms
services to Venice daily, Cagliari 3xday, and increase from 2xday to
3xday on Naples-Milan Linate.
MYAIR apart few flights already in operations from Bari and Foggia it
has suspended flight operations since ENAC - Italian Civil Aviation
Authority on behalf for SACBO have order to cancel flights due to the
airline is not in compliance with Art.802 that speaks about service,
taxes and traffic landing rights not paid.
RYANAIR is due to cancel many routes within end of August and new
winter schedule due to they cut capacity where is not too necessary.
Alghero-London STN is reduced to 2xweek by W09/10,
Bergamo-Charleroi have a new 5xweek by W09/10. Frequencies growths from 14 to 19.
Bologna-Alicante/Birmingham/Constanta by Oct 25 2009
Bologna-Valencia is daily by W09/10
Brescia-London STN is reduced to 2xweek by W09/10
Cagliari-Charleroi is reduced to 2xweek by W09/10
Genoa-London is reduced to 2xweek on W09/10
London STN to Palermo/Lamezia Terme are suspended by W09/10
Trapani-London Luton is reduced from 3xweek to 2xweek on W09/10
Treviso-Malta/Pescara by Oct 25 2009
Turin-Weeze is cancelled by Aug 31 2009
Turin-Girona is reduced from 3xweek to 2xweek on W09/10
Seasonal winter ski routes from Turin to Bournemouth/Shannon and Cuneo to Birmingham are not to be proposed in W09/10
New route from Bergamo to Oslo Rygge 3x week by Nov. 2 2009 and Rome
CIA-Oslo Torp by Nov 2 2009. Flights are operated on tu-th-sa.
TUIFLY will not fly CataniaHannover in W09/10 schedule.
WINDJET, While the airlines have to deal with the crisis now hitting
industry, Wind Jet records in the first half of 2009, an increase
of passengers of 1.2% over the same period last year. The company
confirms also the leadership as traffic carrier to and from Sicily,
market share exceeding 27%. Flights are increasing, going from 20
thousand in 2008 to 23 thousand estimated for 2009 (+15%). Grows by one
percentage point the load factor estimated for the closure of 2009
which stands at 76%. The figures were presented at a press conference
in London where Massimo Polimeni, marketing manager of the airline,
also announced the news regarding the development plan 2010-2015 of the
fleet which includes a gradual increase up to 19 aircraft and the
launch of Platinum Line product, an executive services sistership
thanks to a 7 seater Piaggio 180s Avanti, which are available to
private customers. Polimeni then addressed the
issue of slots at Linate: "we are entitled to the three slots and, no
one thinks to touch. Indeed reopens reassigning a call in which an
operativity reduced by 50%, with a picture quite unbalanced in favor
of a carrier."
WIZZ new routes from Treviso to Katowice by Sept 29 2009, Treviso-Praga by Sept 22 2009, Bergamo-Gdansk by Dec 20 2009.
ENAC - Italian Civil Aviation Authority upon request by SACBO - Bergamo airport managing company have forced MyAir to suspend flights with effect this afternoon after that SACBO have issued a press release informing thatin respect of ART. 802 has ask to ENAC to force MyAir to suspend flights after they did not paid handling and landing fees. Currently all flights are reported cancelled also in departure from Venice.
New configuration of the terminal at Fiumicino airport, by
the October 30 2009 serviceable the terminal dedicated to Alitalia and SkyTeam
Rome, July 15 2009 - Fabrizio Palenzona, Aeroporti di Roma
Chairman, and Rocco Sabelli, Alitalia chief executive officer, signed
today the agreement for a new configuration of the terminal at Rome
Fiumicino airport and a series of structural improvement in operations
on the port of call.
The partnership between the largest airline in the country and the
most important Italian gateway born by the need of Alitalia to "implement
a growth trend" consistent with its role as a key carrier in Rome Fiumicino airport.
The agreement includes a number of important organizational steps
in improving the quality of services. One of the most important is by
October 30 2009 to dedicate a new terminal (today Terminal A)
as "a unique service needs for Alitalia and Sky Team alliance partners
The dedicated terminal will allow ADR to reconfigure and
specialize both the existing terminal, including those under
construction (the new Pier C) and those in design (the new Terminal A
in the east area). The commitment - in the long term - is to put at
the service needs of the company's first three piers of the East End
and the infrastructure of embarkation.
With regard to passenger services, the agreement provides for some
important innovations. ADRs will supply a new BHS (baggage handling
system) that will accompany those already working. This
will allow to make easier the management of baggages both originating
in transit. With regard to the luggage will be implemented the new
systems to track, as the system with RFID microchips that follows
baggage until inside the bulk through a system of aerials wi-fi
As for the coordination of airport operations, it will use the
so-called Collaborative Decision Making, which is an integrated
coordination among all the operators and the companies operating at
Fiumicino. Finally, the agreement commits the parties to reduce the
so-called Minimum connecting time, ie the time of transit of passengers
and luggage between flights and the other.
Finally, the agreement provides for the identification of
infrastructure to meet the logistical needs of the offices of Alitalia
that will find place in the perimeter of the airport.
DOLOMITI is on the way to phase out the ATR42/500s with more ATR72s in
order to optimize the revenue produced by the stretched version that
supply best economical perfomances.
AIR VALLEE have in ACMI one Balkan Holidays A320s LZ-BHC with airvallee.com titles applied.
BLUE PANORAMA have introduced B767/300ERs on saturday rotation
Bologna-Bari-Sharm el Sheikh and back. It has one permanent based
B767/300ERs in Bologna.
continues the temptatives to start up all year round flights thanks to
a PSO on Elba-Florence/Pisa. On July 15 2009 a corporate ATR Industries
58 seater ATR72s will fly to Elba from Toulouse for a demonstration
series of flights. On July 16 2009 they has scheduled with this
propliner a series of flights from Elba to Florence and back.
HELVETIC AIRWAYS will add these fleights over Christmas time from Zurich to some Southern Italy gateways:
BRINDISI on Dec 20, 23, 27, 30; Jan 3 and 10
LAMEZIA on Dec 19, 27, 30; Jan 3 and 10
CATANIA on Dec 18, 21, 23, 28; Jan 1, 4, 8, 11
PALERMO on Dec 18, 21, 28; Jan 1, 4, 8, 11
ITALIATOUR AIRLINES will dealy to start up flights from Brescia to
Naples/Catania to September 2009. One more Avro RJ85s (2nd) is on the
way to be delivered in August/September. They planes to add later
another similar ship.
Medium/long term plans reports new flights in Italy and to Europe with intention to establish a regional network.
MYAIR A320s EC-GRG is reported in service now from yesterday with
Italian no frills airlines, soon is expected the delivery of EI-EEX.
Rumors reports about operational problems due to sometimes airplanes
are reported in long stays due to the airline suffers of many financial
PRIMERA on July 10th 2009 Boeing 737-700s,
registration TF-JXG performing flight GX-362 from Zakinthos (Greece) to
Dublin (Ireland) with 153 passengers and 6 crew, was escorted by two
Italian fighter aircraft into Rome Fiumicino (Italy) after the crew
requested an emergency landing due to a technical problem. The airplane
landed safely on runway 16L, that had been kept sterile for 40 minutes
for the emergency arrival with all other traffic operating on runway
TRAWEL FLY propose right now the new winter timetable
where they'll fly Bergamo-Catania is 4xweek on mo-we-fr-su and
Bergamo-Naples on mo-fr-su.
WINDJET have start to upload its winter schedule available for booking.
Catania-Forlì is 14xweek
Catania-Milan Linate is twice daily
Catania-Paris CDG on mo and fr
Catania-Parma is daily
Catania-Pisa is daily
Catania-Rome FCO is 4xday
Catania-Turin is daily
Catania-Venice is 2xday
Catania-Verona is daily
Palermo-Forlì is 8xweek (daily and a second frequency on sunday)
Palermo-Milan Linate is daily
Palermo-Paris CDG is 2x week on mo and fr
Palermo-Parma is daily
Palermo-Rome FCO is 2xday
Palermo-Turin is daily
Palermo-Venice is 2xday
Palermo-Pisa is daily
Palermo-Verona is daily
Forlì-Berlin TXL on th and su,
Forlì-Bucharest on mo and fr
Forlì-Cagliari is daily
Forlì-Moscow DME on we and su
Forlì-Prague on mo and fr
WIZZ will add the new route Bergamo-Gdansk by winter timetable on wednesdays and sundays with A320s.
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