For Immediate Release:
June 04, 2010

Media Contact:
Lauren Stover

305-876-7017



ALITALIA BEGINS MILAN NON-STOP SERVICE AT MIA


(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- 
Miami International Airport (MIA) welcomed the inaugural flight of Alitalia’s new Milan-Miami non-stop service on Thursday, June 3, with a special ceremony that included a water cannon salute by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue. Alitalia commenced three times weekly service from Milan to MIA, which is in addition to the airline's current daily non-stop service from Rome to Miami. The flight will operate Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays with Boeing B767-400 aircraft.

The inaugural ceremony also included a ribbon-cutting by Miami-Dade Aviation Director José Abreu (left) and the Honorable Marco Rocca, Consul General of Italy in Miami, and cake served by Alitalia to passengers boarding the first flight to Milan.

water cannon salute by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue ribbon-cutting by Miami-Dade Aviation Director José Abreu (left) and the Honorable Marco Rocca
cake served by Alitalia to passengers boarding the first flight to Milan


 

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