NEWS New-look Alitalia takes off from New York

The first flight of the ‘new Alitalia’ took off today from New York JFK at 01:35 ‘Zulu time’ – the time conventionally adopted by the aviation industry, corresponding to 02:35 Italian local time – and landed in Milan Malpensa at 10.40. The flight was operated by an Airbus A330 aircraft in the Expo Milano 2015 livery branded Alitalia and Etihad Airways, Official Global Carriers of the most important Italian event of the year.