Alitalia selects CityDiscovery as tour partner

Alitalia selects CityDiscovery as tour partner

Italian flag-carrier Alitalia has confirmed it has selected CityDiscovery as its partner for tours and activities.

Passengers access the tours and excursions via an affiliate website - with CityDiscovery offering more than 6,000 experiences.

These include more than 400 in Italy, with details available in a number of languages.

To book, check out the official website.

Alitalia Losses

In other news, Alitalia said last week losses deepened in the first six months of 2012 due to higher fuel prices.

The carrier lost €201 million over the period, compared with a loss of €94 million during the same period in 2011.

Sales rose, however, by 4.1 percentage points to €1.67 billion.

In a statement Alitalia director Andrea Ragnetti said “the worst is over” and added “the second half of the year should be better than the first half”.