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29 Alitalia baggage handlers arrested for raiding passengers' suitcases

Italian police arrests dozens in an operation to clamp down on suitcase thefts 29 Alitalia baggage handlers arrested for raiding passengers' suitcases

Dozens of baggage handlers working for Italian airline Alitalia have been arrested in an operation to clamp down on suitcase thefts.

Alitalia names new CEO

work cut out for new airline chief Alitalia names new CEO

Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy

ITALY (eTN) - The Board of Alitalia met recently and finally confirmed the name of the new CEO to be Mr.

Alitalia President meets management under new organization structure

Structure and strategies for 2013 Alitalia President meets management under new organization structure

Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy

The President of Alitalia, Roberto Colaninno, recently met with the 280 managers and executives of Alitalia's new organizational structure which has undergone the establishment of two Deputy ...

Alitalia and Berlusconi: the end of an ideal?

the future of alitalia Alitalia and Berlusconi: the end of an ideal?

Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy

ITALY (eTN) - The future destiny of Alitalia (AZ) is to be decided within a few days at the end of the lock-up for the 21 Italian shareholders of Cai, the leader of Alitalia, which from then on ...

Alitalia’s gimmicks for their new strategic plan

A tablet in flight for each passenger Alitalia’s gimmicks for their new strategic plan

Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy

ITALY (eTN) - A gimmick which is part of the renewal strategy in terms of product implemented by Alitalia, is to have a tablet for each passenger.

Alitalia announces opening of four new routes

Abu Dhabi, Fortaleza, Yerevan and Prague Alitalia announces opening of four new routes

Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy

ITALY (eTN) - The launch of new flights being part of the strategy of the development and growth of the international and intercontinental network are a key part of the new Business Plan of the ...

Alitalia irked by decision on Rome-Milan route

Alitalia vs Frecciarossa on Rome-Milan route Alitalia irked by decision on Rome-Milan route

Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy

(eTN) - Alitalia feels economically hurt by the railway competition on the very lucrative Rome-Milan route and does not agree with the authorities’ decision that the high-speed rail service ...

Alitalia - fishing for passengers

New flights launching Alitalia - fishing for passengers

Elisabeth Lang, eTN

MUNICH, Germany (eTN) - With the extremely high petrol prices in Italy of nearly 2 euros per liter and raising tolls for Autostrada, Alitalia is hitting back and launching new flights from Munich ...

The integration of Blue Panorama, Wind Jet and Alitalia

Airline merger The integration of Blue Panorama, Wind Jet and Alitalia

Mario Masciullo, eTN Italy

The kick-off for the countdown of the integration of Blue Panorama Airlines (BPA) and Wind Jet into Alitalia has begun.

Alitalia and Blue Panorama sign MOU

Integration Project to enhance travel to Seychelles Alitalia and Blue Panorama sign MOU

The Seychelles Tourism Board has welcomed the news published in Air Transport News where it was conformed that the Board of Directors of Alitalia–Compagnia Aerea Italiana has given the green ...

Transatlantic joint venture to reduce passenger capacity Delta, Air France KLM and Alitalia to cut transatlantic capacity

ATLANTA, PARIS and ROME - The members of the leading transatlantic joint venture – Delta Air Lines, Air France KLM and Alitalia – today announced a year-over-year 7 to 9 percent reduction in ...

SkyBonus becomes official program for Delta, Air France, KLM and Alitalia in North America

SkyBonus Business Loyalty Program SkyBonus becomes official program for Delta, Air France, KLM and Alitalia in North America

AMSTERDAM, ATLANTA, PARIS and ROME - Delta Air Lines, Air France, KLM, and Alitalia today reached another significant milestone as trans-Atlantic joint-venture partners as they launched SkyBonus ...

Alitalia receives Best Airline Cuisine award

Best Airline Cuisine Alitalia receives Best Airline Cuisine award

NEW YORK - Alitalia, Italy's largest airline, has taken Italian cuisine to new heights this year and has been awarded "Best Airline Cuisine" by the readers of Global Traveler magazine.

Alitalia adds South African sales representation

Alitalia Alitalia adds South African sales representation

Alitalia's international sales and marketing efforts in South Africa have been outsourced to Discover the World Marketing beginning Nov. 1, 2011.

Alitalia partners with Air France-KLM Group and Delta Air Lines in “leading Trans-Atlantic joint venture”

Trans Atlantic Air Program Alitalia partners with Air France-KLM Group and Delta Air Lines in “leading Trans-Atlantic joint venture”

Nelson Alcantara

(eTN) - Alitalia, Italy's leading airline, announced in Rome on Tuesday, July 6, that it has joined the Air France-KLM Group and Delta Air Lines as a member of the airline industry's “leading ...

Aviation news: Alitalia joins Air France-KLM and Delta Air Lines in transatlantic venture

Alitalia joins Air France-KLM and Delta Aviation news: Alitalia joins Air France-KLM and Delta Air Lines in transatlantic venture

Italian carrier Alitalia will join an Air France-KLM and Delta Air Lines joint venture that shares revenues and costs on transatlantic routes, giving the alliance access to Europe's third biggest ...

Alitalia wants to dominate in Milan

New Development Plan Alitalia wants to dominate in Milan

Alitalia Group intends to strengthen its position at both Milan Linate and Malpensa with a three-year development plan calling for a "dual-brand and customer hub model" at MXP, including a ...

Alitalia still flies high

Alitalia Alitalia still flies high

Heidi Zech takes a photo while flying from Munich to Rome in November 2009 on beleaguered airline Alitalia. Despite its many woes, the airline remains resilient and is very much still in ...

Lufthansa turns to Milan home carrier

Lufthansa Italia Lufthansa turns to Milan home carrier

Luc Citrinot, eTN Staff Writer

Alitalia reducing its presence in the Milan market is viewed by German carrier Lufthansa as one of the best opportunities to further gain its market shares in Europe.

First strike hits new Alitalia

"New" Alitalia - Old Legacy Lives On First strike hits new Alitalia

AP

ROME — A union representing flight attendants, ground workers and pilots was staging the first strike against the new Alitalia on Monday, a week after the privatized airline took off.

Air France to Buy 25% of Alitalia for EU323 Million

Air France Buys Into Alitalia Air France to Buy 25% of Alitalia for EU323 Million

bloomberg.com

Air France-KLM Group, Europe’s biggest airline, agreed to pay 323 million euros ($432 million) for 25 percent of Alitalia SpA, beating Deutsche Lufthansa AG for a stake in the reorganized ...

Alitalia stays on life support

Alitalia Alitalia stays on life support

forbes.com

2008 brought many surprises to investors, from the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings to the bailouts in the ailing car industry.

War is raging among carriers over control of  European skies

Euro War War is raging among carriers over control of European skies

Unal Basusta, eTN Ambassador

Air France-KLM on December 11 lodged a formal complaint with the European Commission regarding the conditions under which Lufthansa intends to takeover the Austrian flag carrier Austrian Airlines. ...

Middle East carriers join in on Ryanair’s Alitalia spoils

Alitalia’s Inheritance Up For Grab Middle East carriers join in on Ryanair’s Alitalia spoils

Unal Basusta, eTN Ambassador

After Ryanair has announced seven new international as well as four new domestic flight routes from Bologna last month, it is now Emirates and Etihad’s turn to grab choice pieces from ...

Alitalia suitor Lufthansa sets up Italian airline

Lufthansa Alitalia suitor Lufthansa sets up Italian airline

reuters.com

MALPENSA AIRPORT, Italy (Reuters) - German airline Lufthansa will set up its own Italian airline early next year, even as it courts Alitalia, as the battle to make inroads into the lucrative ...

Alitalia ordered to pay back loan

Alitalia Alitalia ordered to pay back loan

bbc.co.uk

The European Commission has told Italy's bankrupt national airline, Alitalia, to repay a 300m-euro ($380m; ÂŁ247m) loan to the Italian government.

Alitalia workers to strike November 25

Alitalia Alitalia workers to strike November 25

AP

ROME — Unions for Alitalia pilots and flight attendants have called a strike for Nov. 25.

Alitalia Alitalia buyers confident of relaunch by December

reuters.com

MILAN - Investors bidding for Italian airline Alitalia are confident they can relaunch it by December 1 even though its pilots and flight attendants still reject the deal.

Ryanair wants Alitalia’s pasta

Ryanair and Alitalia Ryanair wants Alitalia’s pasta

Unal Basusta, eTN Ambassador

While the CAI investors, İtalian government, Alitala’s major unions and others might or might not join the party jostled for best position on the new airline, the low-cost carrier Ryanair ...

Battle for alliance with Alitalia grows more intense

Alitalia Battle for alliance with Alitalia grows more intense

iht.com

ROME: Alitalia, which nearly collapsed last month, has become the unlikely object of a deepening French-German struggle for an alliance even as an Italian government rescue of the airline runs ...

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