ITA Airways’ First Airbus A350 is Ready to begin Service

ITA Airways, Italy's national airline, has painted the first Airbus A350 in its fleet. As it was already confirmed in January 2022 that the Airbus A350s that will join the ITA Airways fleet starting from June 2022 are the ones that previously belonged to the Chinese carrier Hainan Airlines. The planes…

Newborn Italian National Airline Heads Toward Privatization

The Italian government recently approved the decree for a new path to be taken by the newly formed Italian national airline, ITA Airways. Currently, the airline is 100% owned by the Italian state, specifically the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance. However, the future of ITA Airways will be privatization.…

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…

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…

AirlineGeeks Year in Review: 2021

Undoubtedly, 2021 was another historic year for the aviation industry. On a global scale, airlines continued to fly through turbulent times as the Covid-19 pandemic dragged on and new variants arose. With vaccine availability increasing around the world, the industry slowly blossomed: countries loosened restrictions, opened borders and once again…

ITA Airways Launches ‘Superior Class’ on All Domestic Flights from…

According to ITA Airways, the Italian national airline offers three travel classes onboard its aircraft: Business Class on long- and medium-haul flights, Premium Economy on long-haul flights only, and Economy. However, on Dec. 26, the airline launched its new Superior Class, a service that was present in old Italian flag…

ITA Airways Officially Joins IATA, Debuts New Livery As It…

ITA Airways — the Italian carrier taking over for the long ailing Alitalia — began operations on Oct. 15, on the same day becoming a member of IATA. Similar to joining SkyTeam, this announcement represents a handover with the now-bankrupt and former Italian national airline ITA has replaced. The official…

ITA Airways Becomes The Latest SkyTeam Alliance Member

On Oct. 15, ITA Airways became the new flag carrier for Italy replacing bankrupt Alitalia, putting an end to years of uncertainty over the destiny of the company that once dominated Italian skies. ITA Airways started with a fleet of 52 aircraft, just about half the size of former Alitalia,…

Italy’s New Flag Carrier ITA Unveils Order of 50+ Airbus…

A new era of civil aviation in Italy is set to commence, as Italy's current flag carrier, Alitalia, is set to terminate its operations on October 15 due to its bankruptcy proceedings. In its place, Italia Trasporto Aereo (ITA) will succeed the carrier with a fresh balance sheet, 52 aircraft…