New Italian National Airline ‘ITA’ Set To Have 55-60 Aircraft

May 27, 2021 752

BY: Linnea Ahlgren

After months of standstills and stalling, it seems the EU is finally set to give Italy the go-ahead for its new national airline. EU officials have demanded a clear separation between the assets and brand of Alitalia and the carrier set to be born out of its restructuring. Discussions have been particularly heated around Alitalia slots at Milan’s Linate Airport.

However, now the structure of the new airline, which is to be known as Italia Trasporto Aereo, or ITA, is close to winning the approval of Brussels, Bloomberg reports. It will initially be allowed to employ between 4,500 to 5,000 staff and operate a fleet of 55 to 60 aircraft.

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