ITA Airways officially welcomed as an IATA member, adds “Superior Class”, the first A320 in the new livery will be EI-DTE

ITA Airways started operations on October 15, 2021. The first flight, Flight AZ 1637 operated from Milan (Linate) to Bari. On the same day, ITA became an IATA member.

The new airline started with 52 aircraft. This will expand to 78 in 2022 with the gradual inclusion of new-generation aircraft that will reach 75% by 2025 when the total fleet will consist of 105 aircraft.

In other news, starting on December 26, 2021, ITA Airways will add the new “Superior Class” on its domestic flights.

The first Airbus A320 in the new livery will be EI-DTE.

The Airbus A320-216 will bear the name of the great blue champion Paolo Rossi, top scorer in the Spanish World Football Championship Cup, a World Champion, Golden Ball, a true popular icon, a sportsman who has transformed his difficulties into one of the most beautiful stories of Italian sport.

The choice of the name of the champion Paolo Rossi is part of ITA Airways’ strategy of naming the new aircraft after the greatest Italian sportsmen, ambassadors in the world of professionalism, determination, strength, passion and grit, elements that have always raised the flag of Italy.