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Alitalia bankruptcy: all flights canceled from October 15

Alitalia bankruptcy: all flights canceled from October 15

Bad news for travelers who want Going on vacation outside the summer period Or enjoy a weekend outside. The airline Alitalia, which is experiencing significant financial difficulties, will be replaced by ITA from October 15, 2021.

Recovery leads to cancellation of all reservations made after 14 October. It is also no longer possible to purchase tickets through the company since August 25, 2021.

Full refund provided by the company

For passengers with an Alitalia ticket whose number starts with 055 and whose flight has now been canceled, two solutions are offered by Airline :

  • Change of reservation before October 14 free of charge;
  • full refund.

According to the Italian newspaper, Corriere della Sera, approximately 250,000 passengers are affected.

Alitalia has become a financial hub

For Alitalia, it is the end of 75 years of existence. Founded in 1946, the airline has become a financial pit, forcing the Italian government to spend €11 billion since 2000 in an effort to save it.

Initially, ITA will have 52 aircraft, 7 of which are designed for long-haul flights. The company will acquire the majority of the network provided by Alitalia.

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