ITA Airways announces flights to Los Angeles, South America and Japan

New Italian carrier to expand long-haul network from Rome in June

ITA Airways, the airline that replaced Alitalia in October last year, announced on Tuesday that it will resume flying to New York, Tokyo, Buenos Aires and São Paulo from June.

Only flights to Japan had details revealed. They will take place five times a week from 1 June, bound for Tokyo Haneda Airport and will be operated with the Airbus A330-200 – from August the flights will be daily.

In the US, which had the flight back to Miami taking place this Wednesday and the Rome-Boston route started then, there will be a flight between Milan (Malpensa) and New York (JFK) from April 2 with five weekly frequencies. initially.

In June it will be the turn of Los Angeles, on the West Coast of the US, to be linked to Rome. In South America, ITA Airways will fly to São Paulo, Brazil, and Buenos Aires, Argentina, cities with large Italian colonies.

ITA Airways leased four A350-900 (Masakatsu Ukon)

“Thus, from 2 June, ITA Airways conquers two of the world’s main markets, the United States and South America, which have always been preferred destinations for Italian holidaymakers and the countries with the largest populations of Italian origin,” the company said.

Currently, ITA Airways has a small fleet of widebody jets, seven Airbus A330-200 inherited from Alitalia. But as of the second quarter, the company will receive four leased A350-900s, which will reinforce the long-haul fleet.

In addition, the carrier closed an order for 10 A330-900neo jets with Airbus.

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