Alitalia is an airline from Italy. It is also the biggest airline and the flag carrier of Italy. Alitalia traces its roots back to 1946, just right after the end of the second World War. At that time, a joint English and Italian agreement and funding of the new airline was decided between British European Airways and the Italian government. The company is based in Rome and its main hub is Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy. It has a secondary hub in Linate Airport, Milan. In 2018, Alitalia was the 12th biggest carrier in Europe in passengers carried. Alitalia also owns a subsidiary called Alitalia CityLiner. CityLiner mainly operates regional fights for its parent company. The airline as of 2019 has around 100 aircraft. The airline boasts one of the most modern and efficient fleets in the world. Alitalia’s fleet consists of Airbus, Boeing for international routes and Embraer aircraft to serve their domestic routes. They serve over 90 destinations around Europe, Asia, North America, South America, and Africa. The airline is also the official carrier of the Pope, carrying him under the name Alitalia flight AZ4000. So, if you ever wish you fly the Pope around the world, consider a career in Alitalia! Alitalia also has routes to over 25 domestic destinations in Italy, which are operated under its subsidiary. The airline is also a part of the SkyTeam when it joined the airline alliance in 2009. In 2011, Alitalia released a safety card that was written in braille. It also had characters in a 3D manner, being the first airline in the world to do so. Etihad Airways own 49% of the company, while the Italians retained a majority stake with 51% of the shares. In the past year, the airline saw raising passenger numbers. If you wish to start your own Italian adventure, career options are available for Pilots, Cabin Crew and Engineers at Alitalia.
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