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A Virgin Atlantic Boeing 747 taxis past Terminal Two at Manchester Airport (Photo: Manchester Airport)

Manchester Airport Prepares for Summer Season Ramp Up

Manchester Airport has set out its plans to prepare for a ramp-up in passenger travel over the summer season despite the coronavirus outbreak. The news comes as the U.K. government announced over 50 countries which it deems safe for non-essential travel, allowing for travellers to visit without having to self-isolate on return. The majority of the countries on the list are European, with some others including the U.S. 'red-listed' for travel until they can reduce their coronavirus infections. After consolidating operations…

Alitalia Launches Rome-Washington Flight as Financial Struggles Linger

In the midst of its struggles to ensure its survival, Alitalia launched a new transatlantic route on Thursday connecting its hub at Rome's Leonardo da Vinci - Fiumicino Airport to Washington Dulles International Airport. The new route will be operated five times weekly during the peak summer season, dropping to…

Alitalia to Begin Flights Between Rome and Washington Dulles

Itay’s flag carrier, Alitalia will begin flights between its home in Rome Fiumicino and Washington Dulles as of May 2, 2019 with five weekly frequencies. The outbound flight AZ618 will depart Fiumicino airport at 9:30 a.m. local time, reaching Washington Dulles at 13:30 local time. The aircraft will be then departing…