June 9, 2021| 67 0

Ryanair to double its presence in Rome Fiumicino this summer

Ryanair has announced the addition of three based Boeing 737-800 aircraft, six new routes, and over 65 flights every week from Rome Fiumicino to a host of domestic and international destinations. Ryanair remains committed to delivering connectivity to Rome and expects its Summer ’21 schedule, including 78 routes from both Rome airports in total and …

June 7, 2021| 60 0

Ryanair objects to state funding of ‘new Alitalia’

Low-cost Irish airline Ryanair is to appeal the injection of state funds into a new Italian carrier currently referred to as ‘newco’ but which will be named Italia Trasporto Aero (ITA). The objection is being made on the grounds that, to all intents and purposes, the new carrier is simply a rebranding of the now defunct flag-carrying airline Alitali …

January 19, 2021| 69 0

What Happened To El Al’s Boeing 747 Aircraft?

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has seen airlines increasingly retire their Boeing 747 aircraft. However, Israeli flag carrier El Al withdrew its last example just beforehand, in November 2019. This brought a 48-year spell of jumbo jet operations at the airline to a close. It operated 26 examples of the 747 during this period, including a handful …

January 11, 2021| 64 0

Italy’s startup EGO Airways to launch operations in March

The new airline EGO Airways is planning to launch point-to-point domestic routes in Italy beginning March 2021.  On January 7, 2021, EGO Airways started ticket sales for travel starting from March 2021. EGO Airways is planning to operate on underserved routes. It will offer service to Forli Airport (FRL), Florence Airport (FLR), Catania Fontana …

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