Monday, September 3, 2007
management board has approved a 'sradical restructuring plan of its business model which sees the airline once again make Rome-FCO its primary hub and severly scale back the number of long haul intercontinental flights flown from its Milan-MXP hub.
The main highlights of the new business plan are as follows :
a) All flights to and to be suspended soon.
b) MXP will only see nonstop flights to NRT, , EZE & MIA.
c) Flights to YYZ, ORD, GRU, BOS, KIX, CCS & EWR will be flown nonstop from FCO.
d) Three 767-300ERs will be grounded i.e. those used for and flights.
e) 10 ATR 72-500s + 12 MD 80s + 2 EMB 145s will be retired.
f) Proposed new routes to , SFO & YUL to be put back on the shelf for now.
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