Alitalia is the best Italian airline awared by BizTravel Forum
BizTravel Forum 2010 awards Alitalia as the best Italian airline
On the Rome-Milan route planes remains the preferred method to travel by professionals and businesses.
Revenue from corporate customers increased by 30%.
Rome, October 14, 2010 - Alitalia received from BizTravel the Award for the best Italian airline. The
award was presented yesterday in Milan. BizTravel operators gathered at
the Forum 2010 event on the traditional market of business travel
organized by Uvet-American Express.
is a recognition that we are especially proud - says Marco Sansavini,
Sales and Distribution of Alitalia - which comes from the size of most
demanding market. It prize our decision to set up a division dedicated to the corporate customers and
demonstrates an appreciation of business for the new Alitalia offer:
new services, new contracts and new rates intended for people who move
for work. "
the innovations introduced by Alitalia in exclusive for business are contracts with joint alliance partners Delta and Air France / KLM that enable a global
offering of destinations, a new fare scheme that meets the
requirements of flexibility and corporate cards like Mille Miglia ,
Ulisse and Freccia Alata for all employees of large companies that
allow customers the access to services for call centers, fast track and
2010, Alitalia has introduced the new Magnifica Class cabin on the new
long-haul aircraft and launched the new Classica Plus class with
affordable rates and services compared to the premium economy class.
On the Rome-Milan route the airplane remains the preferred method of travel by professionals and businesses. According
to the data supplied by Uvet American Express, presented yesterday and reported on
a panel of 700 large companies, 65% of travelers choose the plane, the
remaining 35% travel by train.
Rome-Milan was the Italian first leg on which they were offered a boarding pass directly on your phone, fast boardings, customized catering, dedicated
fleet of new aircraft of last generation available. The in time performance on the route has reached a level of excellence, consistently above 90%, at the top in Europe.
network, in the first half of 2010, Alitalia has reported an on time performance even to 82%, 3.5 points above the average of European
Airlines (source: AEA - Association of European Airlines).
the first nine months of 2010, Alitalia's revenues from its corporate
customers increased by approximately 30% over the same period last