Alitalia Adds San Francisco to Growing U.S. Network

Oct 04, 2019 177

Despite being plagued by financial woes and threats of liquidation, Italian carrier Alitalia has announced that the carrier will begin service between Rome and San Francisco next summer. This is not a completely new service for the carrier as Alitalia previously flew between Milan and San Francisco in 2001, but ended the service after the airline industry’s post-9/11 downturn.

The new service will be a seasonal service, as the carrier will fly between the two cities from Jul. 1 to Oct. 28. Flights will also be operated three times a week, on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays. Alitalia has been looking at resuming its San Francisco service for quite some time now, but held off on the decision due to the carrier’s recent financial struggles. In addition, this past May, the carrier announced five time weekly service between Rome and Washington, D.C.

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SOURCE: https://airlinegeeks.com

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