Covid-19. Alitalia reorganizes its air services on Milan and Venice airports
Only domestic flights to/from Linate, to/from Malpensa suspended from today, services reduced between Venice and Rome
Following the yesterday Decree of the Italian President of the Council of Ministers, which includes new measures for the containment of Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, Alitalia informs that it has implemented a plan to reorganize flights to and from Milan (Linate and Malpensa) and Venice airports. The plan comes on the heels of the reductions already undertaken by the airline in recent days as a consequence of the drop of passengers due to the increased number of restrictions and travelers’ lower propensity to circulation.
During the period indicated by the Decree, therefore until April 3, Alitalia will operate the following changes at flights. The carrier operates from today 9 March only national services from Milan-Linate airport, reducing the number of flights on the domestic routes, while services on international routes will be guaranteed via Rome-Fiumicino airport.
As from 9 March, the Italian airline suspends any national and international service to and from Milan-Malpensa airport. The last Alitalia service for Milan-Malpensa airport was be flight AZ 605 from New York which landed in Malpensa at 10:40am today morning.
Furthermore, the carrier will continue to operate flights between Venice and Rome with a reduction in number of services.
Alitalia is offering to travellers affected by reorganization of flights change fee waiver for rebooking their travel, as described on its website.
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