Category Archives: Blue Panorama Airlines

Blue Panorama Airlines/Luke Air suspends all operations

"Citta di Bergamo", delivered on July 5, 2016

Blue Panorama Airlines – Luke Air ( (Rome) on October 26, 2021 suspended all flights due to its financial losses incurred by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Meanwhile ENAC has suspended the AOC of the company.

Top Copyright Photo: Blue Panorama Airlines Boeing 737-86N EI-FSJ (msn 29888) ARN (Stefan Sjogren). Image: 937985.

Blue Panorama aircraft slide show:

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Blue Panorama Airlines becomes Luke Air

Formerly Blue Panorama Airlines

Blue Panorama Airlines has become Luke Air with the arrival of the first ex-Qatar Airways Airbus A330-200.

Airbus A330-202 is pictured at Dublin after coming out of the paint shop in the new brand.

Two Airbus A330-200s are being added and will eventually replace the Boeing 767-300s.

Copyright Photo: Luke Air Airbus A330-202 A7-ACA (9H-RTU) (msn 473) DUB (Greenwing). Image: 948001.

Blue Panorama Airlines enters into bankruptcy protection and reorganization

Blue Panorama Airlines (Rome-Fiumicino) has entered into the equivalent of Chapter 11 (bankruptcy protection and reorganization). On October 23, the company issued the following statement (translated from Italian):


Blue Panorama Airlines S.p.A. announces that it has applied for admission to the composition procedure in continuity under the Development Decree, according to the U.S. model of highly effective better known as “Chapter 11”.
Blue Panorama has decided to use this tool accessible to even a few weeks to Italian companies to consolidate their financial and capital structure in order to deal in the best position possible to the challenges posed by the current economic environment in the field of aviation and leisure travel. This is to continue to play in this respect the leading role that for over 14 years, is recognized by its customers. The start of the procedure has been notified to ENAC, which provided for the issuance of temporary license pursuant to article 9 of the Regulation 1008/2008.

The objectives that arises Blue Panorama Airlines through this new route are to:

– Continue to offer passengers excellent service, safe and reliable;
– Improve the industrial and commercial efficiency;
– To ensure the normal operation of domestic and international flights;
– Continue to offer competitive air links for the benefit of users;
– Make Blue Panorama Airlines and Blu-express a new benchmark in the sector.

During the reorganization process, Blue Panorama Airlines will carry out normal operations, while maintaining the commitment of its management team and operational. In addition to the consolidation of traditional connections will also be triggered new international services of great interest both outgoing and incoming flows.

Blue Panorama Airlines and Blu-express continue to operate their respective flight schedules, honoring tickets and reservations as usual, and to continue the industrial partnerships with carriers, tour operators and travel agent partners.
The President and founder of the company, Franco Pecci, maintains and increases its commitment to the holding in the firm belief that customers, which have always been the company’s priority will continue to use the Blue Panorama flights and Blu-express for quality service competitive and constantly delivered by the carrier in all years.

Copyright Photo: Lucio Alfieri. The company operates under both the Blue Panorama Airlines and blu-express names and brands. Boeing 737-4K5 EI-CUN (msn 27074) carries both names at Bologna.

Blue Express Airlines: 

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Alitalia moves ahead with a merger with Blue Panorama and Wind Jet

Alitalia’s (2nd) board of directors has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Blue Panorama Airlines for a future integration. Alitalia is moving ahead with a merger with both Wind Jet (Catania) and Blue Panorama Airlines (Rome and Milan-Malpensa).

Alitalia Slide Show: CLICK HERE

Blue Panorama operates long-haul charter flights with its regular Blue Panorama operation and short and medium-haul scheduled low-fare operations with subsidiary Blu-Express. It mainly operates Boeing aircraft.

Blu-Express’ routes in Europe:

Blue Panorama’s long-haul routes:

Wind Jet has hubs in Catania, Palermo and Rimini and operates with Airbus aircraft.

Wind Jet’s Route Map:

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Top Copyright Photo: Richard Vandervord. Please click on the photo for additional information.

Blue Panorama adds Egypt sticker to EI-DNA


EI-DNA is pictured on the ramp at Bologna with the new sticker.  Copyright Photo: Lucio Alfieri.

EI-DNA is pictured on the ramp at Bologna with the new sticker. Copyright Photo: Lucio Alfieri.

Blue Panorama Airlines (Rome) has added this “Egypt Nothing compares!” sticker to its Boeing 757-231 EI-DNA (msn 28483) on the left side to promote the destination.