Olbia, December 5th, 2018 – Air Italy is pleased to announce the launch of two new key destinations in North America, served from Milan Malpensa, for 2019 starting in April 2019.

Air Italy will double its number of US gateways from two to four by launching direct flights to Los Angeles and San Francisco on April 3rd and April 10th respectively.

These first two new destinations for 2019 added to 2018’s New York, Miami, Bangkok, Delhi and Mumbai will bring Air Italy’s total intercontinental airports served from its Malpensa hub to seven.

Rossen Dimitrov, Air Italy's Chief Operating Officer stated: "With the launch of these two new exciting gateways in California, our network will be expanding significantly, providing even more fantastic options for our equally rapidly expanding customer base.

“With the imminent launch of our new onboard product, coupled with these great new destinations, our overall product, service and network will be significantly enhanced providing even more choice and quality for our customers.

"The opening of these new routes from our Malpensa hub is a fundamental component of the development plan for 2019, as our network grows and we take the next critical step in the business’s development.

“Thanks to the hospitality, authenticity, innovation and style behind our customer experience, we are delighted by the overwhelming positive customer feedback that we have been receiving and with this new growth, we will continue to make every effort to honour their trust and encouragement.”

Direct flights from Milan to California are on sale now on www.airitaly.com and customers can book to fly to San Francisco or Los Angeles also from domestic airports served by Air Italy thanks to convenient connections with Malpensa from Rome, Naples, Palermo, Catania, Lamezia Terme and Olbia.

Milan Malpensa-Los Angeles will be inaugurated on April 3rd 2019 with a four-times weekly service (Mo, We, Fr, Su), while Los Angeles-Milan Malpensa will operate starting from April 4th (Mo, Tu, Th, Sa). Milan Malpensa-San Francisco will be inaugurated on April 10th 2019 with a four-times weekly service (Tu, We, Th, Sa), while San Francisco-Milan Malpensa will operate starting from April 11th 2019 (We, Th, Fr, Su).

All Air Italy’s new services between Milan Malpensa and the USA, Thailand and India are all being operated with Air Italy’s new long-haul Airbus A330-200, which offers up to 24 seats in the exclusive Business Class cabin making it possible to fly with maximum comfort in fully lie-flat seats with signature Italian cuisine accompanied by a selection of champagnes and Italian fine wines, Wi-Fi service, an extensive inflight entertainment service and the personalised attention from its on-board staff.

The Economy Class cabin with 228 seats also provides Air Italy’s guests with highly personalised service, Wi-Fi and a wide selection of entertainment.

All Air Italy intercontinental destinations are served by the carrier via Milan Malpensa, with seamless connections from Rome Fiumicino, Catania, Palermo, Naples, Lamezia Terme and Olbia.

On the new domestic flights from Malpensa, Air Italy offers in Business Class a welcome drink service, breakfast or snacks, and alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and in Economy Class a snack with a choice of coffee, tea, soft drinks and fruit juices, all served by its highly attentive crew.

To help launch the new California flights, special fares to Milan, Rome, Naples, Palermo, Catania, Lamezia Terme and Olbia are all available on www.airitaly.com. To find out further details simply visit www.airitaly.com, use the Air Italy App, or contact the Call Center +39 0789 52682 or your travel agent.