Alitalia is back to Rio de Janeiro in 2011
Alitalia confirms the announcemtn relased in the last months about new Rio de Janeiro service re-opening. The new flight is effective by June 5th 2011 with four flights a week om tuesdays, fridays, saturdays and sundays. They'll use newest delivered A330/200s aircrafts in triple class service.
Alitalia has served Rio de Janeiro for a long time since the post WW2 times in the late 40s with Avro Lancastrian as first and than with DC4s, DC6s, DC7s, DC8s, DC10s and B747s.
Alitalia to Brazil currently serve Sao Paulo daily.