Alitalia CityLiner

Alitalia CityLiner
IATA ICAO Callsign
CT[1] CYL[2] CITYLINER
Founded June 2006 (2006-06) (as Air One CityLiner)
Commenced operations June 2006 (2006-06)
Hubs Rome-Fiumicino
Secondary hubs Milan-Linate
Alliance SkyTeam (affiliate)
Fleet size 20
Destinations 35
Parent company Alitalia
Headquarters Rome, Italy
Website alitalia.com

Alitalia CityLiner S.p.A. is an Italian regional airline. It is a subsidiary of Alitalia and operates short haul domestic and international point to point flights using regional airliners on behalf of its parent.

History

Foundation as Air One CityLiner

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.[3] 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

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

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

Fleet

As of July 2018, the Alitalia CityLiner fleet consists of the following aircraft:[4]

Alitalia CityLiner Fleet
Aircraft In Fleet Orders Passengers Notes
J Y Total
Embraer E175LR 15 88 88
Embraer E190LR 5 100 100 EI-RND in SkyTeam livery
Total 20

Former fleet

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[5] 2012
Embraer E170LR 2004 2012

References

  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. "Directory: World Airlines". Flight International. 2007-03-27. pp. 64–65.
  4. https://www.planespotters.net/airline/Alitalia-Cityliner
  5. "Air One CityLiner Fleet Details and History". planespotters.net. Planespotters.net. Retrieved 1 September 2014.
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