Alitalia announces Venice-Tokyo flights; increases Intercontinental network offering

Sep 26, 2013 No Comments by

Alitalia will increase capacity and frequency on flights to Japan from 2014 announcing a new Venice – Tokyo service. Effective from 03 April 2014, Alitalia will fly twice weekly from Venice Marco Polo to Tokyo Narita using new configured 3 class 777-200ER aircraft. This in addition to Alitalia’s 5 x weekly Milan Malpensa – Narita and daily Rome Fiumicino – Narita services, also with 777 aircraft. The flights will feature new Magnifica Business Class, Classic Plus Premium Economy and Classica Economy. Italy and Japan are negotiating new bilaterals to further increase services from the present 14 weekly services up to 21 services with new services to Tokyo Haneda also planned.

“Alitalia Group’s efforts and commitment are all directed to a single objective – to strengthen the confidence of passengers departing from Venice, and providing to the travelers of the Italian Northeast region of Italy a new direct connection to Japan and new international flights by the Smart Carrier as the best solution to respond … to the mobility needs of this area for tourism and local entrepreneurship.” states Mr Gabriele del Torchio, CEO of the Alitalia Group.

Further expansion is also planned for the airline’s “Smart Carrier” division Air One with more A320s to join the fleet and new services from Venice to Tel Aviv and more expansion on Italian domestic services.

New long haul flights planned from 2014 – 2015 include Milan – Abu Dhabi, Rome – Shanghai, Rome – Santiago, Rome – Incheon Seoul and Rome San Francisco.

 

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