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Air Italy declares bankruptcy

On Tuesday, 10 February, 2020, Air Italy announced that it was ceasing operations and liquidating. The carrier – Italy’s second biggest after Alitalia – made the decision after a meeting of its shareholders. Founded in 2018, the carrier was owned by AliSarda with minority ownership from Qatar Airways. 

The airline, based in Sardinia, operated flights throughout Italy, as well as longer routes, including destinations like New York, Miami, and Los Angeles, and locations in Africa like Cairo and Logos.

According to a statement from Air Italy, flights booked between the announcement and 25 February will be operated by other carriers. Flights booked after 25 February will be refunded. 

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