August 2012 - Posts
By the next coming winter timetable 2012/13 is already oplanned the lease of ATR72/600s to use on some domestic routes operated by Alitalia.
New expansion for Austrain Airlines in the Italian market where by April 5 2013 every fridays launch the new route from Palermo to Vienna with Tyrolean Airways planes.
Weekly every sundays is now available for bookings the new route Bergamo-Casablanca operated by Air Arabia Maroc A320s.
10:15 - 12:45
13:25 - 17:55
Operatively is the same ship that on sundays commence from Casablanca and after touch down at Bergamo continues to Marrakech and than back again on same itinerary in the opposite side.
New flight every saturdays from mid May from Vienna to Catania operated by Niki. It will go in competition with twice weekly flights operated by Austrian.
The next coming winter timetablw will see some modifications.
Milan Mxp will have only the Vnukovo service on wednesdays, fridays, saturdays, sundays;
Rimini is twice weekly with B767/300ERs to Domodedovo
Rome-Moscow Vnukovo is 6xweek instead of daily.
Rome-Moscow Domodedovo is 2xweek as new flight
The downsize of easyJet.com Madrid base will affect on some routes to Italy. Naples and Venice services are dropped by winter timetable 2012/13.
Blu-express.com for supporting the fly back of Windjet passengers actually stranded in the airports in the next days due to the collapse of the Italian budget airline will offer until Aug 31 2012 seats at 90€ one way and after at 60€. Conditions to respect are on the news published on Blu-express.com web site.
New thrice a week service operated by ST with Globus B737/800s on Verona-Moscow DME by the end of the year under Christmas time.
Verona - Moscow DME
12.25 18.55 S7 696 wednesdays-saturdays-sundays
10.55 18:55 S7 697 wednesdays - saturdays - sundays
After Ryanair, also Blu-express the budget brand of Blue Panorama has ceased flights on Rome-Genoa at end of July 2012 and no restarts are planned by September.
Blu-express.com will apply a reduction by September on Turin-Rome.
Alitalia is back to Zurich from next coming winter timetable 2012/13 with twelve flights a week.
08.55 10.35 AZ572 daily except tuesdays and sundays
16.15 17.55 AZ574 daily
11.25 13:00 AZ571 daily except tuesdays and sundays
18.45 20.20 AZ573 daily
Services are operated with 88 seater EMB175s.
After Oct 11 2012 no flights are scheduled on route Milan Mxp-Yerevan.
Ryanair in the disputes now in course with new Verona Airport management concerning the indeed costy contract signed by the past airport management. They has decide to drop by winter 2012/13 the route Palermo-Verona and to increase from 3xz to 9x the frequencies to Trapani.
Recently the dispiutes comes until to the Administrative Court of Rome due to the airport has suspended payment of co-marketing subsidies and asking to block the Ryanair operations at Verona due to disputes in the taxes. Court blocked the request of the airport managing company and until next round in September Ryanair is allowed to fly.
Verona airport management has requested to discuss the contract reducing the inancial inpact in the airport financial figures but the airlines as reported by media said no.
New destinations from Paris Orly are in evaluation by Air France commercial department. One of them is Rome Fiumicino.
On past Aug 9 2012 a passenger in departure from Rome to Karpathos has injured the Cpt due to the four hours of delay amassed by the jet due to the closure of Greek airport. Originally scheduled early the flight equipment is arrived late due to fog at Pantelleria. After that the flight was delòayed due to the NOTAM that reports Karpathos closed from 14:30 to 18:30 local time.
On next August 27 2012 its planned the first touch down of a Dreamliner in a commercial flight to Italya and Ethiopian is the maiden carrier to set up this event with a rotation of newbie delivered first B787s Africa One from Addis Ababa.
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