The Italian Airline ITA Airways —successor to Alitalia— lately introduced its growth to the United States for the summer season season and added new continuous routes connecting Rome with Miami and Boston.
On March 1st, the primary flight of the brand new route from Rome Fiumicino arrived in Miami, turning into the one direct flight connecting the state of Florida to Italy. Three years in the past, Alitalia had this route, however the service stopped in 2019. Now, ITA Airways will serve this route 3 occasions per week.
Ralph Cutié, the Director and Chief Executive Officer of the Miami-Dade Aviation Department, expressed his excitement: “We look forward to once again providing our passengers direct flights to Italy because of ITA Airways’ new Miami service. MIA continues to lead the way for international travel to Florida, and the addition of ITA Airways now brings back nonstop service from one of our most popular international markets.”
Since Wednesday—March 2— the route Boston-Rome is serving Americans additionally thrice per week. Todd Smith, director of aviation operations at Massport, mentioned in a press release that they welcomed ITA Airways: “This service provides travelers a new connection between Boston and Rome, whether it’s for business, to study abroad, visit relatives or explore Europe.”
ITA Airways already affords a service connecting New York to Rome, and the corporate introduced that they can even improve the flights’ frequency of all their routes in the course of the summer season season. By August, the service expects to serve 42 flights per week.
ITA’s Itineraries to the US
ITA Airways is taking up historic Alitalia’s routes and constructing new connections with the United States. These are the brand new routes for ITA Airways:
The airline already began to serve this continuous route thrice per week (Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday) connecting Florida to the Italian capital. This is the present itinerary:
- From Roma-Fiumicino (FCO) to Miami (MIA), flight AZ630: departs at 11:00 am, arrives at 4:40 pm.
- From Miami (MIA) to Roma-Fiumicino (FCO), flight AZ631: Departs at 7:40 pm, arrives at 11:30 am the following day.
ITA Airways expects to extend frequency beginning in April to 5 occasions per week after which day by day flights in June, until winter.
Since Wednesday, the airline is serving this route —together with Delta Airlines— twice per week, on Wednesday and Saturday. This is ITA Airway’s itinerary:
- From Roma-Fiumicino (FCO) to Boston (BOS), flight AZ614: Departs at 10:20am, arrives at 2:00pm.
- From Boston (BOS) to Roma-Fiumicino (FCO), flight AZ615: Departs at 5:10 pm, arrives at 7:00 am the following day.
It is predicted to escalate to five flights per week in April and day by day flights throughout June and September.
ITA Airways already affords direct flights from New York (JFK) to Milan and can quickly resume flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Rome -Fiumicino for summer season, and can develop into the one service to attach the West Coast to Italy.
ITA Airways: A New Airline Related To Alitalia
ITA Airways is the model new state-owned service, launched in October 2021. ITA stands for Italia Transporto Aereo and it’s managed by the Ministry of Economy and Finance of Italy.
This flag service comes to interchange Alitalia —additionally a government-owned airline till 2009 after which managed additionally by the non-public sector — that operated for 74 years till going bankrupt in 2017 and terminated services in 2021.
ITA Airways purchased a part of Alitalia’s fleet, employees and belongings, together with flight codes and airport slots. Quickly, the airline began offering companies, constructing alliances and requesting permits to function internationally, together with the United States Department of Transportation to incorporate New York, Boston, Miami, Los Angeles and Whashington DC first on their routes, and Chicago and San Francisco in 2023. The service has emerged in the course of the pandemic and continues to increase worldwide.
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