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Kazakh suspected arrested on Alitalia flight

Kazakh suspected arrested on Alitalia flight

25 April 2011 Airline News

A man has been arrested on an Alitalia flight from Paris to Rome after brandishing a knife at cabin crew and demanding the plane divert to Tripoli, Libya. The suspected, believed to be from Kazakhstani, was handed to police as flight AZ329 landed at Fiumicino airport in Rome earlier.

Embraer links up with Alitalia for 20 jets

Embraer links up with Alitalia for 20 jets

22 March 2011 Airline News

Embraer has signed a deal with Italian flag-carrier Alitalia for the delivery 20 jets through a lease structure to be arranged by third parties. A total of 15 Embraer 175 and 5 Embraer 190 jets are included in the terms of the arrangement.

Jet Airways to start Milan to New Delhi service

Jet Airways to start Milan to New Delhi service

25 November 2010 Press Release Airline News

Jet Airways has announced that it will commence daily non-stop flights from Milano Malpensa to New Delhi from 5 December 2010 in code share with Alitalia, making Milan the 24th international destination on Jet Airways’ network.

Alitalia joins trans-Atlantic joint venture

Alitalia joins trans-Atlantic joint venture

6 July 2010 Airline News

Italian flag-carrier Alitalia has joined a trans-Atlantic venture with Air France-KLM and Delta Airlines. With the addition of the rejuvenated Italian carrier the venture now represents approximately 26 per cent of total trans-Atlantic capacity – with 250 flights and approximately 55,000 seats each day.

Passengers win rights to compensation for cancelled flights

23 December 2008 Press Release Airline News

In a landmark hearing, judges at Europe’s highest court have ruled that passengers must be compensated if an airline cancels a flight for technical reasons, unless “extraordinary” events are to blame.The judgment at the European Court of Justice means that airlines will no longer be able to use routine technical problems as an excuse for trying to avoid their legal obligation to passengers.

Alitalia to sell prized art collection to cut debts

28 November 2008 Press Release Airline News

Alitalia is selling its prized, multimillion-pound art collection to help to reduce crippling debts, as it prepares for a relaunch next month under new ownership. The collection of modern art includes works from the likes of Salvador Dali, Giorgio De Chirico and Giacomo Balla, as well as sculptures by Giacomo Manzu and Mario Ceroli.

Alitalia Joins Northwest/KLM Partnership. Airlines Seek Anti-Trust Immunity

10 May 1999 Press Release Airline News

Northwest Airlines, Alitalia Italian Airlines and KLM Royal Dutch Airlines announced today that Alitalia will join the Northwest/KLM trans-Atlantic joint venture. The three airlines made the announcement at the signing of a Commercial Cooperation & Integration Agreement and an Alliance Coordination Agreement held at the Rainbow Room in New York.