Alitalia Nationalized With The Help Of Delta And Atlantia

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Alitalia Running Out Of CashThere have been more news coming from Italy regarding Alitalia that has been in the bankruptcy for the past two years and lost billions after billions over the last twenty or so years (has this airline ever turned a profit?). The airline is essentially nationalized. The government of Italy and railway operator (100% owned by […]

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Airfare of the Day: Alitalia BUSINESS CLASS Miami (MIA), United States to Moscow (SVO), Russian Federation from $1,712 Round Trip 

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Alitalia and their basic season business class excursion round trip fares between Miami and Moscow. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Alitalia (AZ) IL3X76D1 MIA to MOW. Booking class: I. Price: from $1,712 ($1,582 carrier […]

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Alitalia Releases New Ad Featuring Actor in Blackface Portraying President Obama

Written by TPG Staff @ The Points Guy

SkyTeam Alliance carrier Alitalia dropped a new ad earlier this week for its recently returned Rome-to-Washington DC flights featuring a white actor in blackface portraying President Obama.   Titled “Where is Washington Mr. Obama?”, the video was uploaded to the airline’s official YouTube channel. TPG Managing Editor Alberto Riva, who captured the screenshot above, said in …

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How to Plan the Perfect Family Trip to Rome

Written by Amy Bizzarri @ The Points Guy

Any list of the most visited cities in the world always includes Rome. There’s no question why. Full of temples, churches and architectural marvels, Rome is a journey through time. With a history spanning 28 centuries, Rome is one of the oldest continuously occupied cities in Europe, with its entire city center listed by UNESCO …

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Airfare of the Day: Alitalia / Air France BUSINESS CLASS Miami (MIA), United States to London (LHR), United Kingdom from $1,648 Round Trip 

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Alitalia and their low/off-peak season business class excursion round trip fares between Miami and London. This fare allows to be routed on Air France operated flights via CDG. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. In case you missed […]

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Airfare of the Day: Alitalia BUSINESS CLASS Seoul (ICN), Korea to Paris (CDG), France from $1,653 Round Trip 

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Alitalia and their business class unrestricted round trip fares between Seoul and Paris. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. In case you missed it, here is my review on Alitalia long-haul business class product. Fare Details: Fare: Alitalia […]

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Take the Family to Florence: A Complete Planning Guide

Written by Barbara Schultz @ The Points Guy

For a lot of parents, the idea of a long-haul flight and European travel with young children is daunting. Still, from the time my kids arrived, I was counting the days and our pennies until the time was right for our family of four to visit some of my favorite European destinations. When we finally …

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Exciting New Airline Routes for May 2019 and Beyond

Written by Kaeli Conforti @ The Points Guy

Airlines around the world launch and announce dozens of new flight routes and service changes every month. Today, we’ll share just a few of the latest flights that will take to the skies this month or in the near future. Keep in mind that exact flight details (like schedules and aircraft, among other things) may …

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Flight Review: Alitalia Business Class A330-200 [AZ602 FCO-JFK]

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Alitalia is an airline I tend to overlook. I am a Star Alliance guy that occasionally flirts with One World. SkyTeam is my last resort, being their triumvirate AF/KL/DL the ones that have got my (marginal) business in the past. The precarious financial situation the airline has been dragging since their debt refinancing woes in […]

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What to Do If You’ve Been Affected by the Alitalia Strike

Written by Brendan Dorsey @ The Points Guy

Italian flag carrier Alitalia has canceled more than 300 flights Tuesday due to employee strikes. The strikes have disrupted the travel plans of thousands of passengers and resulted in flight cancellations into Wednesday. Alitalia ground staff strikes have interfered with other carriers like British Airways and EasyJet, who have also scrapped a number of flights …

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Aviation Sector Strike In Italy On May 21, 2019 (Alitalia Cancels Half Of The Flights)

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Alitalia Running Out Of CashAviation sector employees in Italy will be on strike tomorrow (Tuesday) May 21, 2019 that will affect air traffic to/from and around the country. Alitalia has already canceled half of the scheduled flights for the day and some Monday evening and Wednesday morning flights too. The airline tries to operate on Tuesday the morning (7AM […]

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Airfare of the Day: Delta / Air France / KLM / Alitalia BUSINESS CLASS London (LHR/LCY) to Toronto (YYZ)/Montreal (YUL)/Calgary (YYC)/Vancouver (YVR), Canada from £1,399 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to the SkyTeam transatlantic joint venture and their high season midweek business class excursion round trip fares between London and Canada. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Delta (DL)/Air France/KLM ZHX7PRGB – Alitalia IHX7PRGB YTO to […]

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Alitalia May Soon Enter Joint Venture with Delta, Air France-KLM

Written by Katherine Fan @ The Points Guy

Alitalia may soon join forces with Delta Air Lines and Air France-KLM. The airlines involved are negotiating terms that would grant Italy’s flag carrier associate membership into the current transatlantic agreement between Air France, Delta, KLM and Virgin Atlantic. The Italian airline is already a member of the SkyTeam alliance, meaning that Delta SkyMiles can …

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How to Keep Your Child’s Airline Miles from Expiring

Written by Jennifer Yellin @ The Points Guy

One of my least favorite aspects of free travel is keeping track of all the points and miles earned by every member of my family. It can be a daunting task and the worst case scenario is when you come across an account where you mistakenly let miles expire. While airlines are pretty good with …

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Airfare of the Day: Alitalia BUSINESS CLASS Seoul (ICN), South Korea to Prague (PRG), Czech Republic from $1,672 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Alitalia and their business class unrestricted round trip fares between Seoul and Prague. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Alitalia (AZ) IPRKR SEL to PRG Booking class: I. Price: from $1,672 ($1,452 base fare + […]

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Airfare of the Day: Alitalia BUSINESS CLASS London (LHR), United Kingdom to Buenos Aires (EZE), Argentina from £1,536 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Alitalia and their business class excursion round trip fares between London and Buenos Aires. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Alitalia (AZ) IPRUE LON to BUE. Booking class: I. Price: from £1,536 (£929 base fare […]

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Why America’s Best Airline Is Eyeing to Buy One of Europe’s Most-Troubled Airlines

Written by Daniel Ross @ The Points Guy

Alitalia’s financial troubles have seen the airline file for bankruptcy twice — the first back in 2008 and most recently in 2017. Despite Etihad securing a partnership through a 49% stake in Alitalia in 2014, the state of the Italian carrier’s finances has remained turbulent. Since then, airlines, including Lufthansa, have gallantly entered bids for the …

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Delta & Easyjet Preparing For A Combined Alitalia Bid?

Written by John Ollila @ LoyaltyLobby

Alitalia Running Out Of CashAlitalia, Rome based SkyTeam member airline that filed for bankruptcy in May 2017, has been looking for a new owner soon for close to two years. There were reports over the weekend that Air France-KLM had not submitted their bid after spat between the French and Italian governments. Delta is now looking to invest into […]

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Airfare of the Day: Alitalia BUSINESS CLASS Seoul (ICN), South Korea to Paris (CDG), France from $1,706 Round Trip

Written by Freddo Zabaleta @ LoyaltyLobby

Today’s Airfare of the Day goes to Alitalia and their business class unrestricted round trip fares between Seoul and Paris. Remember that you can always email me or send me a message via Facebook or Twitter with your airfare-related findings or questions. Fare Details: Fare: Alitalia (AZ) IPRKR SEL to PAR. Booking class: I. Price: from $1,705 ($1,450 base fare + […]

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