ITA selling transatlantic tickets

Italy’s new national airline selling tickets

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Italia Trasporto Aereo (ITA) has begun selling tickets for its first transatlantic flights. It is preparing to take off on October 15th.

Tickets went on sale yesterday, October 5th, for routes between Italy and the USA. ITA will initially fly from Rome Fiumicino to New York JFK, Miami, Boston, and Los Angeles, and from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK.

“The American authorities have authorised the marketing of flights to and from the USA,” read a press release. It further added tickets are now available on its website as well as from ticket offices and travel agencies.

First transatlantic flight is to JFK

The company’s first intercontinental route will be Rome Fiumicino to JFK. Initially, there are six flights each way per week from November 4th. That rises to 10 weekly flights by December 2021. Over the Christmas period, there will be a total of 14 a week.

Tickets for some domestic and European routes are already on sale.

Replacing Alitalia

The new airline replaces loss-making Alitalia from October 15th.

Alitalia is no longer selling tickets for flights after October 15th. The outgoing airline confirmed customers who have already booked tickets after that point can switch to an earlier flight or receive a refund.

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