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An ITA Airways Airbus A320 with the new livery at Milano Linate International Airport. (Photo: ITA Airways)

What’s To Come for ITA Airways in 2022

On January 12, 2022, ITA Airways President Alfredo Altavilla and CEO Fabio Lazzerini attended a hearing at the Transport Commission of the Italian Chamber of Deputies. During the meeting, they presented the 2021 results of the airline and the future prospects of the Italian flag carrier in 2022. After approving the business plan in July 2021, the Italian Newco bought the Aviation branch of the former national airline to start flight operations and acquired the Alitalia brand only so that…

ITA Airways Eyes Likely Agreement with Lufthansa As Delta Watches…

Though its operations first started less than three months ago, ITA Airways has become an airline of great interest both in its home country and around the world. The fact that it is the Italian national airline is a strategic factor both for the company itself and for other European…

Singapore Airlines signs LOI for 7 Airbus A350 Freighters

Singapore Airlines and aircraft manufacturer Airbus have signed a Letter of Intent for the carrier to acquire seven Airbus A350 Freighters. The airline intends to upgrade its fleet and extend operations with the aircraft in periods when the E-Commerce branch continues to grow. The A350Fs will replace Singapore Airlines Cargo's…

Geese Inspire New Airbus Formation Flying Technology

Few aerial sights are as majestic as a V-formation of Canadian geese honking overhead against a blazing autumn sunset. The last time geese and Airbus made airline history together was when the big migratory birds got sucked into Captain Sully’s Airbus A320 engines over New York City, 208 seconds before…

Boeing 747 Legacy Carried On Through Tourist Attractions

More than 50 Years after the first Boeing 747 rolled off the assembly line in 1968, the iconic jet is still being produced at Boeing's factory in Everett, WA. But not for much longer. Production will end in 2022 and it looks like the last one will be line number…

Qantas Brings Forward International Flights to Nov. 1

Qantas will finally commence international flights to London and Los Angeles on Nov. 1, two weeks earlier than initially planned and some 20 months after the Australian government closed the country’s borders. Further destinations will be added from Dec. 18 including Singapore, Vancouver and Fiji. The flights, which will be…

Pragusa.One Unveils Flights to Los Angeles and New York

On Sunday, Pragusa.One — a Coration charger airline whose name includes inspiration from the city of Prague and the Croatian term for the country's capital Dubrovnik, which is Ragusa — confirmed the start of its inaugural flights. The startup, which had been preparing to launch flights out of Dubrovnik, Croatia,…

World2Fly Ready For Take-Off

Back in December 2020, a new airline announced its intention to enter the Spanish-Caribbean market. Branded as World2Fly, the carrier is part of the Iberostar tourism group and will connect Madrid Barajas Airport inSpain and Lisbon Humberto Delgado airport, Portugal with different destinations such as Punta Cana, Dominican Republic; Cancún,…

Delta Orders Another 25 A321neos, Adjusts Widebody Deliveries

On Thursday, Delta Air Lines announced that it would convert 25 options of Airbus A321neo aircraft into a firm order, bringing a total of 125 Airbus A321neos to the fleet. Additionally, the airline acquired options for a further 25 aircraft, for a total of 100 aircraft options. With the new…

Finnair Resumes Flying to Nanjing

Finnair is resuming another service to China on Sept. 11. The Oneworld Alliance carrier will resume flying to Nanjing, China, from its Helsinki hub, using an Airbus A350-900XWB. The carrier previously served Nanjing's Lukou International Airport with an Airbus A330-300 before it suspended all flights to China in light of…