To be enforced from April 24, the new agreement provides codeshares on Air Italy’s routes between Milan-Malpensa Airport and six domestic cities across Italy, including Catania, Rome, Naples, Olbia, Palermo and Calabria.
The agreement also consists of Air Italy’s route between Rome Fiumicino Airport and Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport in Sardinia
Qatar Airways first began flying to Italy in 2002 and currently operates 42 weekly flights to the European country from its home and hub in Doha, Hamad International Airport.
Akbar Al Baker, group CEO, Qatar Airways, commented, “We are pleased to be announcing this codeshare with the newly-launched Air Italy. The new agreement will provide seamless connectivity for Qatar Airways passengers arriving at our Italian gateways, onto further domestic destinations, enabling them to explore this beautiful country.”
From April 24, Air Italy will also offer codeshare flights on all of Qatar Airways’ Italy to Doha services, along with two further routes on the Qatar national carrier’s network to Singapore and Male, Maldives.