January 2013 - Posts
Three up to the four daily flights to Bologna from Frankfurt in next symmer 2013 will be operated with B737s instead of today EMB190s. Lufthansa increase the offer especially after the heavy landing of British Airways three daily flights to London Heathrow.
This is the summer timetable 2013 to Italy from Moldova.
Milan Mxp and Verona are non stop and four times a week on mo/we/fr/su
Bologna and Rome FCO are 3xweek on tu/th/sa
This is the list of new gateway planned to be added to the Alitalia summer 2013 network:
Ankara is three times a week on mondays/wednesdays/fridays with A320s,
Antalya is weekly on sundays with A319s
Bilbao is on wednesdays and sundays with A320s
Copenhagen is on wednesdays/saturdays with A320s
Krakow is on mondays/fridays/sundays with equipment various
Montepellier is on thursdays / sundays with EMB175s
Podgorica is three times a week on tuesdays/thursdays/saturdays with A319s
Yekaterimburg with A320s on tuesdays, thursdays, saturdays
No more overnight Air France planes at Pisa. With summer timetable 2013 the French flag carrier will flky twice a day instead of the current three.
Thrice weekly by summer timetable 2013 is the new route Rome FCO-Oran on tuesdays/thursdays/fridays with 88 seater EMB175s.
With effect Jan 16th 2013 DHL operates a one way rotation Ancona-Bologna and Bologna-Leipzigfrom mondays to fridays with B757/200SFs. In the past this liner was routed Ancona-Bergamo.
This is the second daily on Bologna-Leipzig currently operated with a based A300/600R (F)s round trip.
Michael O'Leary announcements are now reality. By April 4 2013 the route Catania-Bergamo is operated twice daily with a mornings and evenings round trips. Fares starts from 36,75€ one way.
Currently available for booking in next summer timetable 2013 but slots was already cancelled. Shortly its expected that Florence-Amsterdam will disappear from booking engines.
The Consiglio di Stato (Council of State), the highest decision-making authority in the case of appeals dismissed the appeal of Alitalia against easyJet.com at the time chosen as the carrier competitors on the Rome-Milan route between the airports of Fiumicino and Linate.
Now easyJet.com can start shortly in a few weeks the competition introducing five daily flights with budget fares. The new Alitalia have continued competitorless to fly the main trunk route of the country, in the past the most profitable until that high speed trains reduced eormously the number of passengers carried. Imediately is appeared a clear banner on the airline web site "Linate-Fiumicino per tutti - non vediamo l'ora di accogliervi a bordo", translated "Linate-Fiumicino for everyone - we look forward to welcoming you on board". Today the major revenue route is Rome-Catania operated in competition by several carriers. Today on the railroads travel more than 50% of market share of commuters between Rome and Milan.
In the route Alitalia will continue to offer at least 23 daily flights but the analysts speaks about to see shortly fares reduced by 30%. To the prerss the Italy nr. 1 manager of easyJet.com declares "We will do what we already do on routes like the Orly-Toulouse where it moves predominantly a business and where we are in competition with Air France - recently explained Ouseley -. We are no longer a bit 'of time only a low-cost airline. And we will prove it on the Milan-Rome, while still providing significant benefits to customers. It was a long battle that lasted months and when you win these battles is certain that consumers are on your side. We are just a tool of the guarantor. "
They has leased in ACMIs a Saab 2000s from Carpatair for flying the domestic route Rimini-Rome FCO. In the meantime the PSO services to Lampedusa and Pantelleria are currently operated with ACMI leased ATR42s.It appears that Darwin is short of two liners.
Greek carrier Minoan Airlines will base a 50 seater Fokker 50s to Lugano and plans are to open a daily service to Rome recently given up by Darwin Airline. Three times a week to Vienna is another non stop flight announced.
Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary today in a speach at Rome for presenting four new routes to Brema, Cuneo, Fez, Kerkyra, Ryanair will offer 49 destinations in summer 2013 and 4,2 million passengers carrier are extimated to fly with Ryanair from and to Rome. The summer schedule also offer 590 weekly flights. Next press conferences for today are at Bergamo and Pisa.
A new daily flight is available as from June 1st 2013 with destination Istanbul Sabiha Gokcen. The new serivce operated by Turkish Airlines increase to five a day the suitable flights to Istanbul. Four are scheduled with destination Ataturk.
Next summer timetable 2013 to Turin will see the reduction on Madrid-Turin from 10xweek to 9xweek.
First time to Catania with a non stop service, reported twice daily from Bergamo and its the first opportunity given to the low cost carrier lead by Michael O'Leary to open a route from the key most important gateway in Sicily. This route will be released today at Bergamo at 12:30pm which Michael O'Leary is attended to the press conference.
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