ITALYNEWS Ed. July 22 2009
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.