Olbia,
13
December
2018
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19:17
Europe/Amsterdam

Air Italy announces new route Milan Malpensa-Cagliari

The new Malpensa-Cagliari service will be inaugurated on April 15th, 2019. Cagliari is the seventh national airport connected to the Air Italy hub of Milan Malpensa. Passengers can now fly from Cagliari, via Milan, to all the four US destinations served by

Summary

The new Cagliari-Milan daily connection from spring will, initially operate eight flights weekly, with two flights daily starting from August 1st, 2019.

From Cagliari Elmas airport, thanks to the international flight network offered by Air Italy via its Milan Malpensa hub, easy connections are available to New York and Miami as well as to California, with Los Angeles and San Francisco due for inauguration on April 3 and 10 2019 respectively.

Olbia, 13 December 2018 - Air Italy is pleased to announce that from the April 15th 2019, a new direct connection will be inaugurated between Cagliari and Milan Malpensa, bringing the number of domestic airports connected to Malpensa to seven.

The new Cagliari-Milan daily connection from spring will, initially operate eight flights weekly, with two flights daily starting from August 1st, 2019.

From Cagliari Elmas airport, thanks to the international flight network offered by Air Italy via its Milan Malpensa hub, easy connections are available to New York and Miami as well as to California, with Los Angeles and San Francisco due for inauguration on April 3 and 10 2019 respectively.

Chief Operating Officer of Air Italy, Rossen Dimitrov, said: "With the opening of this seventh national route from Cagliari to Milan Malpensa, the growth of our network between Central and Southern Italy and the United States continues.

"By connecting Italy via Milan to metropolises such as New York, San Francisco, Delhi and Mumbai, just to name a few, delivers on our promise to continue to offer our customers a new choice for their travels around the world and to savour a completely new flight experience.

"Our mission is to offer an excellent and memorable experience to passengers as guests on board all our flights, with great Italian hospitality as standard. Now, thanks to our latest service from Cagliari, our customers coming from the US will easily reach Sardinia’s snow-white beaches and bluer-than-blue seas, often likened to the Caribbean. Moreover the South of Sardinia can now take advantage of the same service we are providing from Olbia, in the North part of the island, just as with other Italian airports which are in fact already served by Air Italy."

The CEO of SOGAER Cagliari Airport, Alberto Scanu said: "It is with great pleasure that we welcome the decision of Air Italy to return to Cagliari with the new connection to Milan. The new route will expand the possibilities to reach the capital of Lombardy, but also to take advantage of the new intercontinental network of Air Italy, especially to California, New York and Miami.

This route will allow Cagliari Airport to take a new step towards the creation of a network of connections with the most important European hubs, reinforcing the concept of allowing reaching southern Sardinia from anywhere in the world, with just one intermediate stop".

On all domestic flights from Malpensa, Air Italy offers 12 Business Class seats and a Business service that includes a welcome drink, breakfast or snacks, alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. In Economy Class the airline offers a snack with a choice of coffee, tea, drinks and fruit juices.

All the new services of Air Italy between Milan Malpensa, the United States, India and Thailand, are operated with Airbus A330-200, the latest Air Italy aircraft dedicated to the long haul network, which offers up to 24 seats in the exclusive Business Class cabin, allowing passengers to fly with maximum comfort on fully reclining seats, enjoying an Italian menu accompanied by a selection of fine Italian wines and champagne, Wi-Fi service, a wide range of in-flight entertainment and personalised attention from the on-board staff .

The Economy Class cabin, with 228 seats, offers Air Italy guests a very comfortable flight, a highly personalised service, Wi-Fi and a wide choice of on-board entertainment.

Flights and great fares from Cagliari to Milan, New York, Miami, Los Angeles and San Francisco are all already available on the Air Italy website or via the APP.

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).

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 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.