Air Italy has gone bankrupt

Air Italy, based in Olbia, Sardinia ( but mainly flying out of Milan Malpensa Airport ) has gone bankrupt. At the time of its bankruptcy it flew to 26 destinations and had 12 planes, including 3 Boeing 737 MAX 8. The airline started operations in March 2018 and was created after the merger of Meridiana ( an Italian airline based at Milan Malpensa Airport ) with the original Air Italy. Qatar Airways purchased a 49 % stake in the airline whereas Meridiana kept 51 % of its original stake. Air Italy is the third airline to cease operations this year after Ernest Airlines ( an Italian low cost airline based at Milan Malpensa Airport ) and Nantucket Express ( an American charter airline that got its AOC revoked because it was using unqualified pilots ). As we can see, the Italian aviation industry is extremely weak, which is a negative sign for the southern European country. For more information, go on https://aviation24.be and https://simpleflying.com 13th of February 2020

A330 air italy.jpg

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s