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OLT Express drops all flights planned to Italy

All flights planned to Italy  (Bergamo, Verona, Venice, Rome) and planned to be launched with beginning of winter timetable 2012/13 can be considered cancelled due to the airline ceased flight today.

Belle Air lease CSA B737/500s

From a pair of weeks until now Belle Air operate flights on several routes with ACMI leased CSA B737/500s.

Cathay Pacific Cargo reduced Milan Malpensa

They has cutted one weekly flight on Milan Mxp-Hong Kong. Downgrading is caused by the new cargo service one way launched by DHL from Bergamo to Hong Kong.

Turkish boosts Rome

With winter timetable 2012/13 Rome-Istanbul service is upgrade to triple daily from existing 18xweek schedule.

Ryanair ends five routes from Madrid and Barcelona to Italy

Roiutes dropped from Ryanair as from next coming winter timetable are:

Barcelona to Trieste,

Madrid to Ancona, Bari, Verona, Cagliari.

Reductions are applied on services from Barcelona to: Bergamo, Roma, Treviso. From Madrid to Pisa, Algfhero, Roma, Palermo, Bergamo.


Air Moldova change day of operation on services to Bologna

The saturday rotation from Bologna to Chisinau is now operated on sundays. The tuesday one continues to be on the same day but positioned in the afternoon from as previous scheduled in late evening. Flight equipment is various from EMB190s to A320s depending from demand.


15:40-18:40 9U882 tuesdays

20.20-23.10 9U880 sundays


13:40-14:50 9U881 tuesdays

18:20-19:30 9U879 sundays

Air Arabia Maroc upgrades Bologna service to all year round

Recently opened new service Casablanca-Bologna on May 24th 2012 is now all year round. It is confirmed in next winter timetable 2012/13 on wednesdays and sundays


10:50-13.00 3O2466 sundays

19:30-21:40 3O2466 wednesdays


06:05-10:00 3O2465 sundays

14:45-18:40 3O2465 wednesdays

Rates from 87€ one way

Wizz announce two new routes to Bergamo

Under the brand oif Wizz Air Ukraine as from Oct 29 2012 Wizz will inaugurate two new thrice weekly flights to Bergamo.

Every mondays/wednesdays/fridays are available the new flights to L'viv and Kiev

Belle Air Europe returns ATR72 to Belle Air

ATR72/500s I-LZAN is now back in service to Belle Air.

Ryanair ends Pisa-Malmo in advance

Last flight on this route is planned on Aug 10th 2012. The route is cancelled with two months and half in advance due to low load factore revenue increase to Greece

In the peak season from end of this week until the beginning of September will increase flights to Greece with new services to Preveza from Rome FCO (2xweek on tu-th) and Karpathos (2xweek on tu-th). from Roome FCO will serve:

Kerkyra 4xweek

Heraklion 3xweek

Kos is 3xweek

Mykonos is daily

Rhodes is 4xweek

Samos is weekly

Skiathos is 5xweek

Thira is daily

No flights to Turin from July 19th. 2012 until the beginning of September.

Lufthansa drops Naples-Frankfurt

Frankfurt-Naples services is considered seasonal by Lufthansa that end operations by Oct 28th 2012.

Reductions are applied on routes from Frankfurt to Milan Linate and Rome FCO with one daily flight less than summer time.

Ryanair ask destinations to Italy from Copenhagen

Several Italian gateways are involved in the project Copenhagen if Ryanair will obtain slots to fly and open a new base.

Bari, Brindisi, Milan-Bergamo, Pisa, Rimini, Rome Ciampino and Treviso are the port of calls selected.

Wizz drop services to Italy

New route operations reduction to Italy apllied by low cost carrier Wizzair.

Rome will be affected by several route suspensions shortly on the way to the winter.

Beograd is ceased by September 22nd, Poznan from Oct 3rd., Brno from Oct. 14th, Gdansk with last service on Oct 24th.

Balear Cargo Express cease operations

This cargo carrier owned at 85% from MiniLiner is now on the ground and ceased operations.

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