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Alitalia paint A320s in special c/s

Recently A320s EI-DSA was painted in special livery "Alitalia muoviamo che muove l'Italia" with basic grey metal paint for promoting services on Milan-Rome main airline trunk route.

The paint scheme applied on that A320s recalls the old color scheme applied on B747/200s Bulgari Aluminiumm when they has worldwide promoted that watch.

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Ryanair drops Bari-Brussel Charleroi

The end of summer season is the closing date when Ryanair will give up the route Brussel Charleroi-Bari.

Meridiana with 2 more Airbuses

Meridiana introduce two more Airbus in fleet. Its a 168 seater A320s and a 126 seater A319s. The Airbus fleet aligns 18 jets, of which 3 A330s, 11 A320s, 4 A219s.

The total fleet is composed by 38 planes: 18 Airbus, 17 MD82s  and 3 ATR42s.

Blue Panorama signs deal with Insel Air

The new operations to Curacao that shortly begins, Blue Panorama has signed deal with Insel Air for connections in departure fronm Crcao to several destination in Caribbean contest. Santo Domingo, St Marteen, Aruba, Puerto Rico and several destinations are suitable, enclose Miami. Passenger flying with Blue Panorama can fly Insel Air to the final destination.

Ryanair: 3 new routes from Verona

The new operations to Verona will commence shortly by Nov 2010 and three new routes has been announced recently: Verona-Brindisi thrice a week on mo-fr-su. Verona-Madrid and Verona Paris Beauvais are the following ones. Its available for bookings the Verona-London STN operated four a week. The route Verona-Cagliari was removed from booking engine.

Ryanair opens Bari and Treviso to Seville

The new base of Seville, its the 44th, will list new flights to Italy: Bari and Treviso are the new gateways served. The information comes from news release right now available.

Lufthansa Italia opens Catania and Prague by W10 schedule

The latest announcement made by the Lufthansa Italia nr1 regarding new service are true. They has uploaded daily services Milan Mxp-Catania and Milan Mxp-Prague with effect winter timetable 2010/11.

Air Dolomiti ends Milan Mxp-Dresda

Its on the way to the stop the route Milan Mxp-Dresda. The final flight is scheduled on Aug 31 2010.

Helvetic/Swiss on Bari-Zurich

The Bari-Zurich will be on by Sept 6 2010 with a daily flight and overnight stay at Bari. Fokker 100s aircraft will fly the route in code share.


2L310 / LX4820

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Atitech is caring I-DACU

Former Alitalia-LAI MD82s I-DACU is under MROSs at Naples by Atitech. The final end user is Servisair of Angola. This jet will be delivered soon.

Alitalia-LAI sells 11 MD82s to Pennant Aviation

Alitalia - Linee Aeree Italiane in extraordinary administration has noticed the selling of 11 MD82s to Pennant Aviation.

Lufthansa Italia open website

Now online is, Lufthansa Italia official website, in italian and english. Until now the carrier was present only in the main Lufthansa website. They launche the new portal with a special bargain on July 14th and 15th where italian and european sdestinations can be booked at nice price with departure that range from July 14 to May 31 2011. This deal can be reached only if bought online at .

Sharm el Sheikh new horizon for Windjet

New direct non stop flights are planned by December 2010 from Sharm el Sheikh and Catania, spot operations to Forlì around Christmas and resumed from March 2011. Palermo-Sharm el Sheikh is vailable by April and as from May 2011 the fourth gateway served is Pisa. These flights are weekly and with large allotments granted by tour operators.

Thai with A340/600s to Milan Malpensa in winter 2010/11

Thai will use A340/600s on Milan Malpensa-Bangkok by next coming winter 2010/11 timetable. The schedule on the route is thrice weekly. This jet was already used in the past timetables.

Ryanair drops Genoa

The route London STN-Genoa will close in next coming winter timetable 2010/11. Today, Ryanair has released a newsmedia report that announce several flights stop in the European network. Bergamo-Londra STN and Pescara-London STN are also affected by reductions.

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