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Alitalia has sold three MD82s

Three MD82s has left the Italian aircraft register, these are the listing of planes cancelled:

I-DANU and I-DACZ to Bulgarian Air Charter

I-DATQ to Aeropostal

Turkish completes route upgrade to Venice

Its now three times a day the service Venice-Istanbul. With two steps in the months they has upgraded from 17xweek to 21xweek the route.

Darwin cease Rimini-Roma

Today marks the last operations from Rimini to Roma. Laste revenue service is Darwin flight number 97 this evening from Rome FCO.


Air Dolomiti cease services to Vienna

With mid May 2013 Air Dolomiti will suspend the route Verona-Vienna operated twice a day!

Vueling modify schedules to Florence

Between Aug 1 2013 and Sept 16 2013 Vueling will apply changes to frequencies operated from new base of Florence.

Madrid is increased to 5xweek with new flights on thursdays and sundays.

Hamburg is reduced from 3xweek to 2xweek , no flights on thursdays

Copenhagen will loose the sunday service, continue to operate on tu/th/sa.


Pegasus increase to Bologna

The regular flight from Istanbul SAW to Bologna with winter timetable is increased from 4xweek to 5xweek. In last winter schedule was 3xweek.

Vueling increase Bologna and Turin

New services commenced now to Barcelona with origin Biologna and Turin are upgraded to daily. with winter timetable 2013/14  Currently they're operated six a week to Bologna and five weekly toi Turin.

TAP quits Turin?

No flights are suitable from winter timetable 2013/14 on Turin-Lisbon. The route was commenced less than one year ago by June 2012 and now the airline probably has decided to quit it by the end of October 2013.

Transavia switch to Venice the flight Treviso-Eindhoven

As from May 16 2013 the route operated to Treviso with destination Eindhoven is switched to Venice.

Wizz drops Treviso-Sofia

Te route from Treviso to Sofia was dropped in the month.

Blue Panorama wet leases an Air Explore jet

Blue Panora with effect March 23rd 2013 have in the hands an Air Explore B737/400s dump leased until November. It carry ons the full basic livery  with white tail.

Air Dolomiti quit Verona-Zurigo

Air Dolomiti has cancelled the route Verona-Zurich with effect summer timetable 2013. They has phased out two ATR72/500s, regs I-ADCA/C.

Transavia open Turin-Amsterdam

With effect Oct 10th 2013 Transavia will add a three times a week flight to Amsterdam from Turin, they'll upgrades to 4xweek by Oct 26th 2013. Flights are operated with 189 seater B737/800s.

Volotea celebrates 1st year in Venice

On friday 12th 2013, just one year ago Volotea commenced to fly to Palermo with its first rotation. Today, twelve months later Volotea aligns 5 B717s and serve 23 destinations. Over 325000 passengers were carried until now. With 14 jets of this type in service Volotea plans to add 3 up to 5 planes each year in the next twos. They serve 14 routes and 50 gateways, of which 19 in Italy. Carrier police is to void to fly from biggest hubs such as Frankfurt, Madrid, Milan or Rome. No changes in the company stake composition. In the next future Volotea from Venice plans to fly 3770 flights and 471000 seats are offered in the market with ;35%.

Livingston send back A330s

HiFly A330s CS-TFZ hav terminated to fly with New Livingston. Future planes to add proper A330s at this time are postponed.

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