Alitalia: Low cost only from Milan Malpensa
The new future strategy for Milan Malpensa is to play as low cost airport with flights operated by AirOne. Rocco Sabelli, CEO of Alitalia have recently defined the new future for the most important Northern Itgaly airport in that type of business. He affirm tha 85 % of travellers in departure from Milan main gateway have in the hands only low fare tickets. No future of international relaunch is granted to the port of call with that decision in consideration also of coming Expo 2015 planned at Milan.
Rocco Sabelli explained why of this to the Transportation Commission of the Chamber of Deputies. Typical passengers flying off and to Malpensa are with discounted or full economy class tickets. Only 15% with premium rates. Today Malpensa produces this type of customer and we must offer these types of services. Air One will operate with low air fares on routes with a dedicated fleet. They'll increase the fleet of these planes if necessary.
Linate continue to be a key point for Alitalia due to the traffic is important and with large revenues. The presence of Alitalia at city airport is and continue to be maximum.
Then he launched a jab to critics of his plan: "On the whims of the past Malpensa has built most of their misfortunes".