Newco, which replaced the current Alitalia, is now on the scene in Italy.
Italia Trasporto Aereo SpA (Alitalia 4th) was born on Friday, October 9, 2020 when four Italian ministers signed the constitution act: Roberto Gualtieri (economy), Stefano Patuanelli (economic development), Nunzia Catalfo (labor) and Paola De Micheli ( transport and infrastructure) cleared the new airline company with Chairman Francesco Caio (currently chairman at Saipem in the oil & gas world business) and Fabio Maria Lazzerini as CEO, at this time chief business officer in Alitalia SAI.
Italia Trasporto Aereo will start operations with 20 million € investment capital and will shortly get 3 billion € from Italy‘s Government.
The head office will be in Rome and take over the current Alitalia SAI in AS.
Paola De Micheli choose the motto for Italia Trasporto Aereo as “bring Italy to the world”.
Above: Left: Fabio Maria Lazzerini is the CEO and chief business officer of the current Alitalia.
Right: Francesco Caio is the new appointed chairman of Italia Trasporto Aereo SpA and is still the Saipem SpA oil and gas company chairman.
In the past weeks, Fabio Maria Lazzerini was designed CEO on June 29, 2020, told about a month ago in an audit to the low chamber transport commission;
The new airline was pushed to be set up from current Alitalia SAI in AS by commissar Giuseppe Leogrande. In a speech last Wednesday in the low chamber transport and infrastructure commission said “we urge to have the new airline soon in business for our workers families”.
“The current Alitalia is in business for carrying and continuing to fly people inside the country, In Europe and to New York with responsible management for operating as most cost effective is possible and reducing to minimum the losses. In the first 9 months have seen -1.7 billion € in gross profits and in August carried about 650,000 people on 7,619 (-57%) flights flown and only 319 million € of tickets and services sold. Low demand times of this year were in April with only 47,000 flyers carried on 1,490 flights and only 20 million € of business in ticket sold. In February 2020 Alitalia carried 1,363,000 people on 13,521 flights.”
Marco Finelli reporting from Italy.