Alitalia Returns to LAX

Alitalia has restored its service to Los Angeles International Airport. On June 1, the airline will begin nonstop service to Rome, five days per week, giving California its only nonstop service to Italy. Traveling eastbound, AZ flight 621 will depart LAX at 3:10 p.m. and arrive in Rome the next day at 12:10 p.m. Westbound, AZ flight 620 will depart …

Last Day for Alitalia Business Class Sale

My friend Joe Brancatelli asks, “Who doesn’t crave a little dolce vita for the holidays?” If you do and you like flying business class, act today to take advantage of Alitalia’s business fare sale. In an article this week, Joe writes, “And at least on the surface, Alitalia’s grandiosely named Magnifica Class is a bargain for as little as $775 …

Summer Fare Sale from Boston to Italy

I never thought I would say that $1,100 is a bargain airfare between the U.S. and Italy but this summer, it just might be. (Every summer for the past few years, planes have been packed and affordable seats at a minimum. My advice, book as early as you can.) Alitalia’s Boston Summer Promotion offers special roundtrip fares for non-stop flights …

Think Luxury, Save Alitalia

People far more knowledgable than I have postulated how to save Italy’s struggling national airline. Writing in the International Herald Tribune, Tyler Brule might just be on to something, in theory at least, saying, ” Alitalia may well be one of Europe’s least-loved airlines, but it’s also the one carrier with the most potential to reinvent itself as a serious …