Alitalia CityLiner

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Alitalia CityLiner
Alitalia CityLiner.png
IATA ICAO Callsign
CT[1] CYL[2] CITYLINER[3]
FoundedJune 2006 (2006-06)
(as Air One CityLiner)
Commenced operationsJune 2006 (2006-06)
Operating bases
Frequent-flyer programMilleMiglia
AllianceSkyTeam
(affiliate)
Fleet size20
Destinations35
Parent companyAlitalia
HeadquartersRome, Italy
Websitealitalia.com

Alitalia CityLiner S.p.A., operating as Alitalia CityLiner is an Italian regional airline and is a subsidiary of Alitalia, the Italian Flag Carrier. The airlines operating two bases are located at Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport in Rome and at Linate Airport in Milan, Italy. The airline operates short haul domestic and international point to point flights using Embraer E-Jet aircraft, and operating on behalf of its parent. The airline is a SkyTeam affiliate member through its parent company. The airline was founded by Air One, a former Italian Airline, that merged with Alitalia in 2009. The airline rebranded from Air One CityLiner to Alitalia CityLiner.

History[edit]

Foundation as Air One CityLiner[edit]

Alitalia CityLiner was founded as Air One CityLiner S.p.A. in June 2006, as a subsidiary of Air One, with a brand new fleet of ten Bombardier CRJ-900s.[4] It commenced operations with flights between Trieste and Rome Fiumicino; and Genoa and Naples, on 7 June. In February 2007, it started its first international route, between Turin and Paris-Charles de Gaulle.

On 13 January 2009, Air One and Alitalia merged under the Alitalia brand name. As a result, Air One CityLiner's aircraft began operating on behalf of Alitalia group.

Rebranding[edit]

On 20 April 2011, the airline was rebranded as Alitalia CityLiner. It became the only regional airline of the Alitalia group and has taken up the role formerly performed by Alitalia Express. A brand new fleet of 20 Embraer 175s and 190s was delivered between September 2011 and March 2013.

Destinations[edit]

Alitalia CityLiner operates short-haul domestic and international routes for Alitalia. It has operational bases at Rome-Fiumicino and Milan-Linate.

Fleet[edit]

Current fleet[edit]

As of September 2020, the Alitalia CityLiner fleet consists of the following aircraft:[5][6]

Alitalia CityLiner Embraer 190
A former Air One CityLiner CRJ-900
Alitalia CityLiner fleet
Aircraft In service Orders Passengers Notes
J Y Total
Embraer 175LR 15 88 88
Embraer 190LR 5 100 100 EI-RND in SkyTeam livery
Total 20

Historical fleet[edit]

Over the years, Alitalia has operated the following aircraft types (including aircraft inherited from Alitalia Express and Air One CityLiner):

Alitalia CityLiner historical fleet
Aircraft Introduced Retired
Bombardier CRJ900 2006[7] 2012
Embraer 170LR 2004 2012

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IATA - Airline and Airport Code Search". iata.org. Retrieved 31 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Elenco delle imprese titolari di licenza di trasporto aereo". enac.gov.it. Retrieved 11 April 2015.
  3. ^ "JO 7340.2J - Contractions - Including Change 1" (PDF). Federal Aviation Administration. 10 October 2019. p. 3-1-14. Retrieved 1 December 2019.
  4. ^ "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. pp. 64–65.
  5. ^ "Global Airline Guide 2019 (Part One)". Airliner World. October 2019: 17.
  6. ^ https://www.planespotters.net/airline/Alitalia-Cityliner
  7. ^ "Air One CityLiner Fleet Details and History". planespotters.net. Planespotters.net. Retrieved 1 September 2014.

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