Milan-Miami soon with Alitalia. Cheaper fligths with 50€ by AirOne. The new investments at Milan Malpensa
Yesterday, Rocco Sabelli CEO of Alitalia, have cleared the picture about Alitalia and AirOne in the role at Milan Malpensa in the coming future. Competition to Easy Jet and Lufthansa Italia with AirOne branded fligths at 50€ one way. Alitalia soon will open the route Milan Malpensa-Miami.
Rocco Sabelli about the new business model for Air One he has declared "But this does not mean that we will become a low cost , we do not have
the mentality, we do not have the structure. It's just that people are
willing to go to Malpensa if you pay 50 euros for a ticket, but did not
pay 80. It is a fact of the market. For this reason we offer price to
One of the questions placed to Rocco Sabelli is about the role of Malpensa. The journalist ask if they abandons Malpensa. He told "No, indeed soon we will inaugurate another intercontinental routes, to Miami"
About financial position and the capability to support the new investments Rocco Sabelli have declared " There is an indicator for the international airlines', its the cost per seat per
kilometer. Most of our competitors are positioned on 12/13 cents, low
cost airlines are at 6, we are a 7-cents, it means that we are among the
best, or best of all, excluding the low-cost. Roberto Colaninno President of Alitalia continue"Now of course if we
did well or not will not sell Alitalia to the French? I wonder: the
industrial operations are moving to Turin, which will be followed
shortly by an announcement in Rome and Naples to Catania and then,
would be done today if it were 100% Alitalia Air France? "