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Eagles Airlines renamed as Prima - Aero Trasporti Italiani

The new corporate brand of Eagles Airlines is now Prima - Aero Trasporti Italiani. It appears if checking the web site at

Aer Lingus promote Milan Mxp all year round

Seasonal service Milan Mxp-Dublin with effect summer 2011/12 is upgraded to all year round with four weekly flights on mondays/wednesdays/fridays/sundays. Previosuly only the direct service to Milan Linate was the only one operated 12 months per year.

Twinjet quits Milan Malpensa-Geneve

With immediate effects the French third level carrier has dropped the route Geneve-Milan Mxp.

Wizz opens Treviso-Skopje

New twice weekly flight for Wizz in departure from Treviso, the new destination is Skopje with a twice weekly service. Its operated on tuedsay and saturdays with A320s. In the first tend days of operations the flights are from Venice due to runway closure at Treviso.

Turkish increase Rome FCO services

18 weekly flights is the offer available with Turkish Airlines on Rome FCO-Istambul as from June 10 2011 with a new four weekly flight operate with overnight stay at Rome.

Meridianafly adds Olbia-Moscow

Weekly as from June 18 2011 is a new service on Olbia-Moscow DME operated every saturdays with A319s. The route is summer only.

Vueling increase Barcelona-Milan Mxp to 4xday

After SAS, also Vueling takes the opportunity left from Lufthansa Italia operations demise and as from winter timetable 2011/12 will add the fourht daily flight on Barcelona-Milan Mxp currently operated thrice a day.

SAS launch Stockholm-Milan Malpensa

Six times a week from sunday to friday is the new flight Stockholm Arlanda-Milan Malpensa with schedule as from Oct 31 2011 with 123 seater B737/600s.

JAT quits Trieste

With immediate effect the thrice weekly route Beograd-Trieste has been cancelled. For several years this route was a connection between this Italy's northern east airport with Serbia operated with ATR72s turboprop.

Silk Way Cargo adds Milan

Weekly as from May 23 2011 on mondays is a new cargo route from Baku to Milan Mxp with B747/400Fs.

Alitalia increase to daily Los Angeles services

Seasonally from July 2 to Oct 2 2011 the route Rome FCO-Los Angeles is planned to be operated every day with B777/200s.

Lufthansa Italia cease flights

The end of summer timetable 2011 will see the disappear of Lufthansa Italia. This is the decision matured from main Lufthansa top floors in Cologne.

Alitalia drops Turin-Istanbul and Turin-Berlin

As from July 2011 Alitalia will give up the routes Turin-Berlin and Turin-Istanbul. In the meantime from July 4 2011 will increase Turin-Amsterdam to twelve weekly. The route to the KLM hub is planned to be operated with CRJ900s.

Carpatair reduces to Italy

Three routes shortly will be affected by reductions as from September 26 2011. The routes are Timisoara-Ancona/Florence from six times a week to four. Timisoara-Verona from from daily to five a week.


Alitalia increase Bologna-Catania

Seasonally from July 4 to end of September Alitalia will add new weekend flights from Bologna to Catania upgrading services to three times a day. As from end of July to the beginning of September the third flight daily is available also on wednesdays/fridays.

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