Alitalia resumed service to Johannesburg on 8 April, ending a 16-year absence for the SkyTeam member on the route from Rome Fiumicino.
Flight will operate four times a week on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays, with flights departing Rome at 10h10, arriving in Johannesburg at 08h20 the following day. The return service will depart Johannesburg on Wednesdays, Fridays, Sundays and Monday at 09h00, arriving in Rome at 07h25.
Flights will be operated with a 250-seat Airbus A330 aircraft in a three class configuration offering Magnifica business class, Premium Economy and Economy.
Also, starting from 28 October, 2018 during its winter operating season, Alitalia will introduce a thrice weekly service between Rome and Mauritius using A330 aircraft with a three class configuration.
The new Rome-Mauritius service will be operated with the following schedule:
Flights will depart Rome on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 21h15, arriving in Mauritius at 10h35 the following morning. The return service will depart Mauritius on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 12h25, arriving in Rome at 20h20.