April 2011 - Posts
No more flights are scheduled from Montenegro Airlines to Milan Mxp, planned to be resumed by April 8 2011 and than delayed to June. Now they are disappeared from airline website,.
Twice weekly Milan Mxp-Kerkyra from June 29 2011 to September 11 is the new route launched in booking by AirOne. The flights are operated on wednesdays and sundays with 180 seater A320s.
The six Emvbraer 170s now in service with Alitalia shortly will go to Regional Airlines of France during phase out with newest EMB175/190s expected in delivery as from September 2011.
As from June 15 2011 the new route Milan Mxp-Beijing is available three times a week on mondays/wednesdays/sundays wIth A330/200s.
Six times a week each from sunday to friday are the new flights Reggio Calabria-Milan Linate and Reggio Calabria-Rome FCO scheduled to open by June 17 2011.
They'll stop flights to Budapest as from July 1 2011 and reductions are applied to Catania, Naples, Paris CDG. Lisbon is affected by spot operations witrh effect July. 35 weekly flights are dropped and only 132 are operated.
As from May 2011 Air Arabia Maroc are experiencing reductions on Italy's network. They'll drops Bologna with last flight operated on coming saturday April 30 2011 and cuts are applied also to Bergamo (from daily to five weekly) and Treviso (four to thrice weekly). The market between Italy and Morocco is currently going down and fleet reduction is in progress.
Gulf Air Milan Malpensa service will be increased to 6xweek by July 1 2011 and they'll switch capacity to the 132 seater A320s aircraft. Gulf Air will offe 117% more seats on the route thanks to the success obtained. The A320s will offer also 4 tons of belly cargo The operations are every day except on saturdays.
In coming May 2011 Emirates will switch daily service onto Venice-Dubai with B777s instead of current A340/300s. At the moment the new type of aircraft is confirm only on that month.
Emirates Airlines Italy's country manager Massimo Massini confirms that works are in progress at Milan Malpensa Terminal 1 for building the new dedicated lounge to business and first class passengers with allowance to perform boarding without to go to gate. Date of opening at the moment is not yet known but it will be as soon as possible.
He has announced the soon launch of a third daily flight on Dubai-Milan Malpensa and the introduction of Airbus A380s in regular service.
As from June 28 2011 Vueling will land to Genoa with a new twice weekly flight to Barcelona every tuesdays and fridays with 180 seater A320s aircraft.
Yesterday with a rotation Milan Mxp-Malaga-Bologna-Malaga-Milan Mxp are commenced the new flight operations of Avion Expess Italia. The new brand of this Lythuanian airline named Avion Express that aligns 4 SF340 freighter to the recently delivered A320 LY-VEX from Montreal Mirabel where it was undergoing for stripping and paint plus interiors refurbishing.