BANGKOK, 11 October 2018: Due to start long-haul flights this month to India, Air Italy will now delay the launch until December.
Based on Airlineroute flight information the airline was scheduled to launch a service to New Delhi later this month from its home-base in Milan, but has now shifted the inaugural to 6 December.
It has also dropped frequency on the new route from six to three flights weekly from Milan Malpensa airport. Using an Airbus A330-200, flights will depart on Monday, Thursday and Saturday.
The launch of a new service to Mumbai, planned for 30 October, has also been delayed to 13 December and frequencies reduced from five to three per week. Departures are on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Meanwhile, the Milan Malpensa-Bangkok route established in September with four flights will increase to five weekly, effective 28 October.
The airline flies AS330-200s on its long-haul services configured with 24 business class seats and 228 in economy.
Established in February 2018, Air Italy is a privately owned airline, headquartered in Olbia. The company, the second largest airline in Italy after Alitalia, is a subsidiary of AQA Holding, owned by Alisarda and Qatar Airways.