ITA Airways, One Year of Flight Operations

ITA Airways, Italy's national airline, was founded on June 29, 2020, by the government of President Giuseppe Conte, 100% public society (property of the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance) with Francesco Caio as chairman and Fabio Lazzerini (former Alitalia manager) as CEO.  October 14, 2021, marked the end of…

ITA Airways Heading Towards Privatization

In recent days, consultants from the Italian government's ministry have been sorting out draft contracts for the final sale of Italy's national airline, ITA Airways. As already known, it had been announced on Aug. 31 that it had been chosen by the Italian government to go ahead with an exclusive…

ITA Airways Privatization Hits Road Bumps

Potential buyers for Italian flag carrier ITA Airways want more information about the carrier's business plan and have sent the company more than 200 questions about the airline's future as it continues to look toward a future away from government ownership. However, the airline's president, Alfredo Altavilla, remains confident that…

ITA Airways Continues Upward Passenger Trend As It Prepares for…

ITA Airways shared that on May 20 the fledging airline carried 30,000 passengers on a single day for the first time since the start of its operations last Oct. 15, 2021. The airline still sits a long way from the approximately 80,000 passengers per day that the former Italian flag…

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…