establishment: 1946
IATA - Code: AZ
I.C.A.O. - Code: AZA
call signal: Alitalia
seat: Italy
firm structure: Corporation
alliance: Skyteam
fleet strength: 183
goals: National and international goals

Alitalia is the largest airline of Italy. The most important spiders are Milan Malpensa and Rome Fiumicino. The enterprise seat is in Rome. Majority shareholder is still the Italian state.

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Alitalia became to 16. September 1946 of the Italian government and BEA under the name Aerolinee Italiane Internazionali based. 1947 began the flying operation on the line Turin - Rome - Catania, 1948 took up one international traffic with the connection Rome - Oslo . At the 1. September 1957 fused the airline with the Linee Aeree Italiane SpA and firmierte thereafter officially as Alitalia - Linee Aeree Italiane or only Alitalia. In April 1961 BEA did without its 40%igen stock share thereupon was assigned to the Italian state. Alitalia took the service with jets to 28. April 1960 by means of Douglas a DC-8 up, tags on it was activated the first Caravelle. Starting from the 70's the route network achieved all inhabited continents. 1996 were integrated Alitalia its subsidiaries, the inland airline ATI and the charter company Aermediterranea completely. The activity of the earlier regional airline Avianova continues today Alitalia express. In the charter business Alitalia cooperated some to time with Eurofly. In the last years Alitalia shifted the emphasis of its activity of the traditional spider in Rome Fiumicino gradually on the airport Milan Malpensa, because because of higher arising at Business Class passengers better Geschäftsergebnisse are to be obtained there. From Rome Fiumicino, where maintenance and training centre will remain, Alitalia approaches further all national and the most important European and non-European goals. Alitalia suffers for some years at the sharp competition of the cheap airlines and at the influencing control of political parties, groups of lobbies and trade unions on management decisions.


conditions: February 2006

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an official vehicle of the Alitalia on the Stutttgarter airport
  • 24 million passengers (2005)
  • of 20 ' 000 coworkers (2005)
  • of 183 airplanes (2006)
  • 5 billion euro conversion (2002)
  • most well-known aircraft passenger the Pope [

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