Alitalia has announced plans to increase its flight schedule in August and September with the resumption of some medium and long-haul flights. The carrier said on July 28th that from September, it would be returning to Buenos Aires as well as select destinations in Asia and Africa.
With projections for medium and long-haul international travel to increase by 7% on scheduled flights from September, Italian carrier Alitalia is ramping up its operations. Earlier this week, the airline detailed significant increases to its network with the resumption of medium and long-haul to some destinations in Asia, South America, and Africa.
Alitalia will be flying to Buenos Aires next month from Rome Airport Fiumicino. The route will take place four times a week and will be increased in October to six times per week. Also, the airline will also return to the following destinations from Rome Fiumicino
- Algiers in Algeria six times a week;
- Tel Aviv in Israel four times a week; and
- Tokyo Haneda in Japan.
These schedule additions are part of a broader update to Alitalia’s network increases for September.
Many services in September will see frequency increases, including six destinations from Rome. Passengers will take advantage of additional flights to Brussels, Cairo, Geneva, Nice, Tunis, and Zurich next month. From Rome, there will also be further domestic service frequency updates.
Other cities in Italy will see service increases and route resumptions. In Milan Linate, a service to Frankfurt will resume with 14 flights offered per week. In addition, there will be more flights on routes between Milan Linate and Brussels, Paris, and London Heathrow.
Again, in Milan Malpensa airport, a route to New York will resume six times per week.