Olbia,
17
December
2018
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19:48
Europe/Amsterdam

Air Italy announces new flights Milan-Toronto

Ambitious expansions plan continues.

Summary

Airline to launch its first flights to Canada with non-stop Milan-Toronto flight to start on May 6th 2019. Toronto will be Air Italy’s third new international destination for 2019 from Milan Malpensa. Toronto to become fifth new North America route after New York, Miami, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

 

Olbia, December 17th 2018 – Air Italy is delighted to announce it will launch direct flights to the Canadian city of Toronto on May 6th 2019, becoming the airline’s eighth new international destination served from its Milan Malpensa hub.

The new service will be Air Italy’s first route to Canada and will be operated four times weekly (Mo, We, Fr, Su) between Milan Malpensa and Toronto, the Capital city of the Province of Ontario.

Served with Air Italy’s Airbus A330-200, offering 24 flatbed seats in Business Class and 228 seats in Economy Class, the new route is the third new service planned for 2019 after the announcement of new flights from Milan Malpensa to Los Angeles and San Francisco on April 3 and April 11 respectively.

Air Italy Chief Operating Officer, Rossen Dimitrov, said: “Toronto is an extremely welcome addition to the Air Italy route map and clearly reflects the importance of the North American market to us. There is enormous potential in extending our reach to Canada, thanks to its economic relevance and strong global relations.

“This cosmopolitan and multicultural city is at the same time one of the most important centers for trade and investments, and a major cultural center. And our new route demonstrates our determination to continue our expansion with many exciting new destinations to attract visitors to Italy and to enable them to connect onwards, as well as providing our Italian customers with an ever-expanding array of exciting new destinations to visit, all while being treated to our superb hospitality and great on board Air Italy experience.”

Air Italy connects with eight Italian cities (Rome, Naples, Palermo, Catania, Lamezia Terme, Olbia and Cagliari) from its Milan Malpensa hub, four cities in the USA (New York, Miami, Los Angeles and San Francisco), two in India (Delhi and Mumbai), Toronto in Canada and Bangkok in Thailand.

All Air Italy’s new services between Milan Malpensa and Canada, the United States [or the USA], Thailand and India are being operated with Air Italy’s new long-haul Airbus A330-200, which offers up to 24 seats in the exclusive Business Class cabin making it possible to fly with maximum comfort in fully lie-flat seats with signature Italian cuisine accompanied by a selection of champagnes and Italian fine wines, Wi-Fi service, an extensive inflight entertainment service and the personalised attention from its on-board staff.

The Economy Class cabin with 228 seats also provides Air Italy’s guests with highly personalised service, Wi-Fi and a wide selection of entertainment.

On the new domestic flights from Malpensa, Air Italy offers in Business Class a welcome drink service, breakfast or snacks, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and in Economy Class a snack with a choice of coffee, tea, soft drinks and fruit juices, all served by its highly attentive crew.

For the new Toronto-Milan route, starting from tomorrow December 18th, fares will be available on www.airitaly.com. To find out further details simply visit www.airitaly.com, use the Air Italy App, or contact the Call Center +39 0789 52682 or your travel agent.

 

 

 

About AIR ITALY

Air Italy is an Italian airline fully owned by AQA Holding (51% Alisarda and 49% Qatar Airways), with its headquarters in Olbia and main operating base in Milan Malpensa.

In March 2018 the Company started operation as Air Italy.

Beginning in May 2018, Air Italy added new domestic routes from Milan to Rome, Naples, Palermo, Catania, and Lamezia Terme, all scheduled for connection to its newest long-range destinations including New York, Miami (June 2018), Bangkok (September 2018) and Delhi and Mumbai (December 2018), Los Angeles and San Francisco (April 2019) and Toronto (May 2019).

Its network also includes direct international flights from Milan Malpensa to Accra, Cairo, Dakar, Lagos, Mombasa, and Zanzibar, and, from its Olbia Costa Smeralda hub, year-round scheduled services to Rome, Milan Linate, Milan Malpensa and Bologna and seasonal ones to a wide range of domestic and regional destinations.

Air Italy’s fleet is currently comprised of three Boeing 737 MAX, seven Boeing 737 NG, five Airbus A330 and one Boeing 767-300.