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About Air Italy
Founded in 2018 and headquartered in Olbia, Air Italy (styled as AIRITALY) is the second biggest airline in Italy after Alitalia, the country’s flag carrier airline. The airline operated under the Meridiana airline brand between the period 2005 to 2018 as Meridiana Fly. As of 2019, Air Italy (www.airitaly.com) is the 38th largest airline in Europe. The airline’s primary hub is situated at Milan Malpensa International Airport, with Rome, Naples and Olbia being key focus cities.
As of 2019, the airline operates regular scheduled services to 26 domestic and international destinations. The airline is a subsidiary of AQA Holdings, with Middle Eastern airline Qatar Airways holding a 49% share in the company. The airline’s slogan is “Imagine The World Differently”, and its frequent flyer mile programme is called My Air Italy Club, styled as @MyAirItalyClub. The programme allows members to accrue air mile points that can be redeemed on both British Airways and Iberian Airways flights, as well as when booking car rentals and hotel accommodation from affiliated providers.
The airline operates two flight classes, namely Air Italy Business and Economy. The business cabin si offered aboard the Airbus A300 and Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on Air Italy’s international flight routes. Aboard the A330s, the business class cabin comes equipped with flat beds
The 2019 fleet
As of June 2019, the Air Italy fleet consists of 5 Airbus A330-200s, 3 Boeing 737 MAX 8s, 4 Boeing 737-800s and a single Boeing 737-700 aircraft. The airline also has an additional 17 737 MAX 8s on order from Boeing with a view to replace the older 700 and 800 series aircraft.
Key destinations 2019
As of July of this year, Air Italy flies to 21 international destinations all year round. In addition, the airline operates scheduled seasonal flights to 5 destinations in Africa, Asia, Europe and North America. Key destinations include Moscow, Accra, Cairo, Havana, Dakar, Rome, Milan, Lagos, Mombasa, Zanzibar, Toronto, Mumbai, Bologna, Palermo, Turin, Venice, Mombasa, Bangkok, London, Miami and New York.
As of the beginning of 2019, Air Italia enjoys codeshare agreements with British Airways, Qatar Airways, LATAM Airways, Iberia, Blue Air, S7 Airlines and Air Moldova. The airline also enjoys a Special Prorate Agreement with Aegean Airlines and Alaska Airlines.
Air Italy Baggage allowance
Air Italy’s baggage allowance follows a strict, tiered structure, so it is important to familiarise yourself with the relevant luggage allocations ahead of your flight:
- Economy Light: No luggage is included with Economy Light tickets. Luggage allocations can be purchased, for EUR 25 for the first additional piece of checked luggage, with additional pieces of luggage costing EUR65 each. One piece of infant baggage is included free of charge, with a maximum weight limit of 10kg.
- Economy Classic: A single piece of checked luggage is allowed for, with a maximum weight limit of 23kg. For additional pieces of luggage, an additional fee of EUR65 per piece of luggage is applicable.
- Economy Premium: Premium economy passengers are entitled to carry 2 pieces of luggage with a maximum weight of 23kg per piece. Additional pieces of luggage, beyond this allocation, will incur a charge of EUR65 per piece.
In all cases, the standard sizing limitations are that the total height + width + length may not exceed 158cm, inclusive of the wheels, pockets and straps.
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Air Italy contact details in Nigeria
Nigeria Office Lagos
Tel: +234 0144 85370.
Lagos address: 25 Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.
Air Italy International contact details:
Tel: +39 0789 52682
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