Based on OAG data for the number of seats in the peak week (commencing 16-Jul-2018), the market between Italy and the United States has grown by 55% over the past five years. Within this market, services from Milan Malpensa have grown most rapidly, with capacity up by 140% since Jul-2013. Both Air Italy (Milan to New York JFK and Miami) and Norwegi...

E' stato inaugurato il primo volo diretto di Air Italy (partecipata da Qatar Airlines) da Milano Malpensa per Miami, che segue la programmazione già partita tra lo scalo intercontinentale lombardo e New York. Si completa così l’offerta della stagione estiva 2018 la nuova rete di collegamenti per il Nord America dopo l'apertura del servizio quotidia...

In a major step forward for the reincarnated Italian airline Air Italy, the airline flew its first ever flight in its new branding from its home base at Milan’s Malpensa Airport to New York’s JFK Airport. The joint venture between Alisarda, the controlling shareholder, and Qatar Airways aims to displace Alitalia, Italy’s current national carrier th...

Delta Air Lines announced Wednesday it will be expanding its Italian network from Atlanta with the addition of summer seasonal service. The once-daily flights will be from Atlanta to both Milan and Venice and join the already planned summer journeys from New York City to Venice and Detroit to Rome. The airline is also adding a second daily nonstop...

Addio al sogno della California a basso prezzo per i turisti del Nord Italia. La compagnia norvegese specializzata nei voli low cost a lungo raggio ha dovuto posticipare, a causa di un problema tecnico ai motori Rolls Royce, l'avvio della sua rotta diretta Milano Malpensa - Los Angeles all'estate 2019 (12 ore e 15 minuti di volo con prezzi abbordab...

One of the most feared critics in Italian opera is padding around her bedroom in a Milan retirement home, apologising for accepting visitors in stockinged feet. Luisa Mandelli, 95, moves nimbly, speaks fast and has crystal-clear memories of her days as a soprano, singing alongside Maria Callas in Giuseppe Verdi’s La traviata at La Scala in 1955. “I...

Walking the busy streets of Milan this month, Italy’s biggest hub for fashion, design and business, the number of installations, exhibitions and fairs gracing the city is overwhelming. Salone del Mobile – otherwise known as Milan Design Week – is now in its 57th year, and while it initially began as a furniture fair, it now encompasses the whole me...

While design aficionados flock to Milan from around the globe for the world's largest furniture fair, Italy's kings of kitchen style are looking beyond its borders to beat a sluggish domestic market. As the six-day Salone del Mobile got under way in Italy's fashion capital on Tuesday, the country's kitchen design industry was celebrating a 3.2 perc...

On March 2, at the age of 107, Gillo Dorfles left us, an exemplary witness of the events of Italian design, art and culture. This extraordinary observer of our times supported the need for design to be studied outside the specialist schools as well, because it is the basis of our way of life. Design pervades all areas of our lives and, like a seism...

A couple of years ago before heading to Milan Design Week, I took the opportunity to return to Rome for a few days. I had attended architecture school there in 1989. Each time I visit, I search for changes to the Eternal City. There is always something amazing to discover. On this trip, I visited the Palazzo Doria Pamphilj to see three rare paintin...