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December 3, 2016SoleAir contracted Romania's Aviro Air to operate BAe 146-300. Started operations [status change]
November 4, 2016Servizi Aerei is business & private Charter based at Rome Ciampino Giovan-Battista Pastine International (CIA) [added]
October 6, 2016PeopleFly, a Cagliari Elmas (CAG) carrier, is hoping to operate as from 28Oct2016 [added]
AirlineOperating DatesStatus
24Airways

(2015)

Began?

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4air.it

(2004)

Began?

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AEI (Aero Expresso Italiana)

1923* - 1934

Renamed

^ Comments : Aero Expresso Italiana (AEI) was founded on 12Dec1923, & began offering services in Aug1926
^ Genealogy : SAM + SANA + SISA + AEI =>Ala Littoria
Aeral

1958* - 1980

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Aeralpi

1963* - 1968

Inactive

^ Comments : Aeralpi was founded in 1963
^ Genealogy :  
Aereo Teseo

1947 - 1948

Inactive

^ Comments : Salpanavi merged into Aereo Teseo in 1948
^ Genealogy : Salpanavi >>Aereo Teseo
Aerfly

(2009)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Aermediterranea

1981 - 1985

Renamed

^ Comments : Aermediterranea was founded in 1981 to replace Itavia on the Italian domestic scene. It was merged into ATI in 1985
^ Genealogy : Aermediterranea >>ATI >>Alitalia
Aeropa

1974 - 1975

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Aerotaxi Sud

1990 - 1990*

Renamed

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : >Sagittair
Aertirrena

1970 - 1975*

Inactive

^ Comments : Aertirrena was a Pisa based Yak 40 operator that eventually ceased operations
^ Genealogy :  
AF Air

(2005)

Began?

^ Comments :  
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Agentair

(2004)

Began?

^ Comments :  
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Air Bee

2008 - 2008

Inactive

^ Comments : Air Bee was founded in 2007. Started operations in Apr2008 & ceased on 11Sep2008
^ Genealogy :  
Air Besit

1999* - 2002*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Air Blu

(2004)

Began?

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Air Brixia

(2002*)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Air Columbia

1984* - 2003

Renamed

^ Comments : ItAli Airlines was formed 1984 as Air Columbia, renamed to TAI in 2004 and to the current name in 2004
^ Genealogy : Air Columbia >TAI (Transporti Aerei Italiani) >ItAli Airlines
Air Day

(1999)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Air Dolomiti

1991 - date

Active

^ Comments : Air Dolomiti was established on 30Dec1989 by the Linee Aeree Europee & operations started 15Jan1991
^ Genealogy :  
Air Emilia

2003 - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Air Europe

1989 - 2008

Inactive

^ Comments : Air Europe ceased operations on 17Dec2008
^ Genealogy :  
Air Freedom

(2004)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Air Halica

2002 - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Air Industria

2002 - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Air Italica

2003 - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Air Italy

2001 - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Air Italy

2005 - 2013

Renamed

^ Comments : Air Italy was founded in 2005 & started operations on 29May2005 & merged into Meridiana in Apr2013
^ Genealogy : Air Italy >>Meridiana >Meridiana Fly
Air Liguria

(2001)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Air One

1988 - 2014

Renamed

^ Comments : Air One began life as Aliadriatica which was established in Pescara in 1983 to operate as a flying school and provide air-taxi services and later regional scheduled services. Renamed on 23Nov1995. Ceased operations on 30Oct2014 when its assets merged into Alitalia
^ Genealogy : Aliadriatica >Air One +>Alitalia
Air One Cityliner

2006 - 2009

Renamed

^ Comments : Air One Cityliner commenced operations 07Jun2006 & renamed Alitalia CityLiner on 20Apr2011
^ Genealogy : Air One Cityliner >Alitalia CityLiner
Air One Smart Carrier

2010 - 2014

Renamed

^ Comments : Air One began life as Aliadriatica which was established in Pescara in 1983 to operate as a flying school and provide air-taxi services and later regional scheduled services. Renamed on 23Nov1995. Ceased operations on 30Oct2014 when its assets merged into Alitalia
^ Genealogy : Aliadriatica > Air One >>Alitalia
Air Piedmont

(2002)

Began?

^ Comments : Air Piedmont intended to start operations in 2002 based in Turin using regional jets
^ Genealogy :  
Air Sal

2005* - 2006

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Air Sardinia

1987* - 1990

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Air Service Plus

2003 - 2008*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Air Settanta (Air 70)

1972* - 1972*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Air Sicilia

1991* - 1991*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Air Sicilia

1994 - 2002*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Air Vallée (Services Aeriens du Val d'Aoste)

1988 - date

Inactive

^ Comments : Air Vallée suspended operations in Jun2016 due to operational concerns
^ Genealogy :  
Air4

2007 - date

Active

^ Comments : Air4 was established in 1987 as Eurojet Italia
^ Genealogy : Eurojet Italia >Air4
Airaia

2001* - date

Active

^ Comments : Airaia is an airline based in Florence that was founded in 2001
^ Genealogy :  
Airone (Compagnia Transporte Aerei)

1947* - 1949*

Renamed

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : >Alitalia
AirSal

2004* - 2005*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
AirSud

2016 >

Planned

^ Comments : AirSud is a new start-up now delayed until early 2016
^ Genealogy :  
Airumbria (Air Umbria)

1992^ - date

Active

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Ala Littoria

1934 - 1940

Inactive

^ Comments : Ala Littoria was formed in 1934 by a merger of Società Aerea Mediterranea (SAM), Società Anonima Navigazione Aerea (SANA), Società Italiana Servizi Aerei (SISA) and Aero Espresso Italiana (AEI)
^ Genealogy : SAM + SANA + SISA + AEI =>Ala Littoria
Alba Servizi Aerotransporte

2007* - 2007*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
ALI ( lotte Riunite)

1949 - 1952

Inactive

^ Comments : ALI was absorbed by LAI on 31Mar1952
^ Genealogy : ALI (Avio Linee Italiane) >ALI ( Flotte Riunite) +>LAI >>Alitalia
ALI (Avio Linee Italiane)

1926* - 1952

Renamed

^ Comments : ALI (Avio Linee Italiane) was founded in Rome on 13Nov1926. Absorbed by LAI (Linee Aeree Italiane) on 31Mar1952
^ Genealogy : ALI (Avio Linee Italiane) >ALI ( Flotte Riunite) +>LAI >>Alitalia
Ali Adria

1982 - 1982

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Aliadriatica

1983* - 1983*

Renamed

^ Comments : Air One began life as Aliadriatica in 1983, started ops on 23Nov1995 as Air One. Ceased operations on 30Oct2014 & its assets merged into Alitalia
^ Genealogy : Aliadriatica >Air One +>Alitalia
Alianova

(1989*)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Aliblu

1990* - 1990

Renamed

^ Comments : Aliblu was a domestic carrier that was acquired by Avianova
^ Genealogy : Aliblu >>Avianova
Alicalabria

(2004)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Alidaunia

1978 - date

Active

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Alieurope

2004* - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Aligiulia

1986* - 1986

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Alimonterosso

(1995*)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Alinord

1986 - 1990

Renamed

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : Cadabo >Alinord >>Unifly Express
Alis Aerolinee Italiane

(2010)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Alisarda (Linee Aeree della Sardegna)

1963 - 1991

Renamed

^ Comments : Alisarda was set up by Prince Karim al-Hussayn Aga on 29Mar1963 & scheduled operations started 30Jun1964. Alisarda name is changed to Meridiana on 03May1991
^ Genealogy : Alisarda +>Meridiana + Eurofly =>Meridiana Fly
AliSardegna

(2007)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Alisea Airlines

2002 - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : Alisea Airlines
Alistar

1992 - 1993

Inactive

^ Comments : Alistar (formerly Milair) is a Milan-based airline formed in Feb1990 to start scheduled services, flying from Milan to Rome, Verona and Catania
^ Genealogy : Milair >Alistar
Alisud (Compagnia Aerea Meridionale)

1963 - 1964

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Alitalia

1947 - 1957

Renamed

^ Comments : Alitalia was fromed on 16Sep1946 & operated its first domestic flight on 05May1947. Alitalia merged with Linee Aeree Italiane (LAI) and took on the name of Alitalia Linee Aeree on 31Oct1957
^ Genealogy : Alitalia >Alitalia - Linee Aeree Italiane >Alitalia
Alitalia

1988 - date

Active

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : Alitalia >Alitalia - Linee Aeree Italiane >Alitalia
Alitalia - Linee Aeree Italiane

1957 - 1988

Renamed

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : Alitalia >Alitalia - Linee Aeree Italiane >Alitalia
Alitalia Cargo System

1969* - 2009

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Alitalia CityLiner

2009 - date

Active

^ Comments : Alitalia CityLiner commenced operations 07Jun2006 as Air One Cityliner & was renamed on 20Apr2011
^ Genealogy : Air One Cityliner >Alitalia CityLiner
Alitalia Express (CAI First (Compagnia Aerea Italiana)

1997 - 2015

Renamed

^ Comments : Alitalia Express was founded from the defunct Avianova. Started operations on 01Oct1997 & was integrated into mainline Alitalia on 06Feb2015
^ Genealogy : Avianova +>Alitalia Express >>Alitalia
Alitalia Team

1996 - 2004*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Aliway Airlines

2000* - 2000*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
AlpiEagles (Alpi Eagles)

1996 - 2008

Inactive

^ Comments : ALPI Eagles ceased operations on 01Jan2008
^ Genealogy :  
Altair

1967* - 1984*

Inactive

^ Comments : Altair a small charter operator using Caravelle aircraft. Eventually ceased operations.
^ Genealogy :  
AMI

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Antares Airlines

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Aqua Airlines

(2007)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Arabian American Airlines

1951* - 1952

Inactive

^ Comments : Rome/Karachi based
^ Genealogy :  
Artair of Arta

(2001)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Assofly Airlines

1999* - 1999*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
ATI (Aero Transporti Italiani)

1964 - 1990*

Renamed

^ Comments : ATI (Aero Transporti Italiani) was established on 13Dec1963
^ Genealogy : Aermediterranea >>ATI >>Alitalia
Avianova

1987 - 1996

Inactive

^ Comments : Avianova was formed in Dec1986 & began operations in Aug1987
^ Genealogy : Aliblu >>Avianova
Avicom

(****)

Began?

^ Comments : Planned to link Ancona and Milan Linate with Jetsteam 31 but never started
^ Genealogy :  
Avio Ares

(1999)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Avio Ligure

1976 - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Avion Express Italia

2011 - 2011

Status?

^ Comments : Avion Express ceased operations in Sep2011
^ Genealogy :  
Aviosarda Airlines

1997* - 1999*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Azzurra Air (Azzurrair)

1996 - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
BelleAir Europe

2010 - 2013

Inactive

^ Comments : Belle Air Europe was founded in 2009 and based in Ancona, Italy. It ceased operations two days after the parent company on 26Nov2013
^ Genealogy :  
Benair International Freight

1998* - 1999*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Besit Servizi Aerei

1999* - 1999*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Billion Air

(2003)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Billion Air

(2015

Began?

^ Comments : Billion Air intended to operate B.737 aircraft configured with only 52 seats but did not launch
^ Genealogy :  
Blu Air

2003 - 2003*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Blu Express

2005 - date

Active

^ Comments : Blu Express is the low-cost arm of Blue Panorama Airlines. Operations started on 21Nov2005
^ Genealogy :  
Blue

2004* - 2004*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Blue Panorama

1998 - date

Active

^ Comments : Blue Panorama was established by tour operator Astra Travel on 03Sep1998 & operations started on 15Dec1998
^ Genealogy :  
Blue Wings Air

(2014)

Began?

^ Comments : Blue Wings Air intended to operate out of Foggia but never started operations
^ Genealogy :  
BlueLine

(2002)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Cadabo

1980 - 1986

Renamed

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : Cadabo >Alinord >>Unifly Express
CargoItalia

2006 - 2011

Inactive

^ Comments : CargoItalia ceased operation on 13Oct2008 and 2009 but restarted each time. Ceased operating late Dec2011
^ Genealogy :  
Cargolux Italia

2009 - date

Active

^ Comments : Cargolux Italia started operations on 13Jun2009
^ Genealogy :  
Cassiopea Line

(2010)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Ciao Fly (CiaoFly)

2002 - 2002

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
CityFly

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Club Air Italy

2002 - 2008

Inactive

^ Comments : Club Air Italy, AOC was withdrawn by ENAC on 12Dec2006. Restarted under new management but ceased operations on 23May2008
^ Genealogy :  
Columbia

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Compagnia Aerea Mediterranea

**** - ****

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Compagnia Generale Ripreseaeree

1999* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Compagnia Italians Elicotteri

1956 - 1969*

Status?

^ Comments : Compagnia Italians Elicotteri began helicopter operations in 1956 and is based on the Gestione Heliport
^ Genealogy :  
Consulta

2008* - 2008*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Corse Mediterranee

1990 - 2001*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Cosmic Air

(2004)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Dolphin Air Express

2004* - 2004*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
E R Air (Emilia Romagna Airlines)

1999* - 1999*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Eagles Airlines

2010 - 2011

Renamed

^ Comments : PRiMA Aero Trasport Italiani launched operations in Aug2010 as Eagles Airlines. Changed its name on 27May2011 & operated its last flight on 30Oct2011
^ Genealogy : Eagles Airlines >PRiMA
EAS Aeroservici

2002* - 2002*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Easy Islands

2002* - 2004*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
EBA Italy

1993* - 1996

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
ELBAFly

2006* - date

Active

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Eliambasador

1991* - 1991*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Elieolie by Dedalus

2010* - 2011*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
ELI-Linee Italiane

1956* - 1959

Renamed

^ Comments : Elivie was established in Nov1956 under the ELI-Linee Italiane name. In 1970, Alitalia stopped the Elivie operations, because he considered unprofitable
^ Genealogy : ELI-Linee Italiane >Elivie
ELIPDANA (Societa Alta Italia Trasporte Elicotteri)

1960* - 1961

Inactive

^ Comments : ELIPDANA was formed in Milan in 1959
^ Genealogy :  
Elivie (Societa Italiana Esercizio Elicotteri)

1959 - 1970

Inactive

^ Comments : Elivie was established in Nov1956 under the ELI-Linee Italiane name. In 1970, Alitalia stopped the Elivie operations, because he considered unprofitable
^ Genealogy : ELI-Linee Italiane >Elivie
Ernest (Fly Ernest)

2016 - date

Active

^ Comments : Fly Ernest commenced service operations on 01Jul2016 with a three times weekly Tirana-Ancona service. Flights are operated by Mistral Air
^ Genealogy :  
EuReCa (European Regional Carrier)

1998 - 2002

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : EuReCa
Eurofly

1990 - 2010

Renamed

^ Comments : Eurofly was established on 26May1989 & operations began on 26Feb1990. Merged with Meridiana on 28Feb2010 to form Meridiana Fly
^ Genealogy : Eurofly + Meridiana =>Meridiana Fly
Eurofly Services

1998* - 2010*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Eurojet Italia

1987* - 2007

Renamed

^ Comments : Air4 was established in 1987 as Eurojet Italia
^ Genealogy : Eurojet Italia >Air4
eVolavia

2007 - 2007

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Executive Blue

2004* - 2006*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Explora Italia

(2009)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
FAR Airlines

1994 - 1999

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Federico II Airways

1998 - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Fly Mediterraneo

(2002)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Fly Wex

2006* - 2009*

Inactive

^ Comments : Fly Wex was formed as SixCargo in 2001. Charter services out of Verona Villafranca International Airport
^ Genealogy : SixCargo >Fly Wex
Flyonair

2009 - date

Active

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : On Air >Flyonair
FlyOristano

2010 - 2011

Inactive

^ Comments : FlyOristano was a regional airline based in Oristano, Italy. Its main base was Oristano-Fenosu Airport. Flight operations began on 03Jun2010
^ Genealogy :  
Fortune Aviation

1994* - 1997

Renamed

^ Comments : Air One took over the flying operations of Noman (fomerly lnown as Fortune Aviation) in Mar1997
^ Genealogy : Fortune Aviation >Noman +>Air One >>Alitalia
Foxair (Fox Air)

2003* - 2008*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Frederico II Airways

1999* - 2002

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Free Airlines

1996* - 2001*

Status?

^ Comments : Free Airlines was formed in 1996 as a charter, international and domestic, passenger and cargo airline
^ Genealogy :  
Free Airways (FreeAirways)

2002 - 2003*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
G7 Airlines

(2005)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Galileo Airlines

(1999)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Gandalf Airlines

1999 - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Gitanair

1989* - 1990*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Goldwing Airlines

2000 - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Grandexel

(2004)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Hours Airlines Tase (Orario Linee Aereo Taseo)

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Icaro

2004* - 2006*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Idrolines

2009 - 2011*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Intavia

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
International Flying Services

1989* - 1998

Renamed

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : >EuReCa
Italair

1996* - 2001*

Inactive

^ Comments : Italair was formed in 1996 as a regional passenger services within Italy, with extensions to the French Riviera
^ Genealogy :  
Italfly

(2002*)

Began?

^ Comments : Italfly was renamed to Alisea Airlines prior to starting
^ Genealogy : Italfly >Alisea Airlines
ItAli Airlines

2004 - 2011

Inactive

^ Comments : ItAli Airlines was formed 1984 as Air Columbia, renamed to TAI in 2004 and to the current name in 2004
^ Genealogy : Air Columbia >TAI (Transporti Aerei Italiani) >ItAli Airlines
Italian National Airlines

(2000)

Renamed

^ Comments : Italian National Airlines was renamed to National Jets Italia prior to start-up. BA franchise, a scheduled, international & regional passenger carrier. Suspended ops in late 2001, financial reasons
^ Genealogy : Italian National Airlines >National Jet Italia
Italiatours Airlines

2009 - 2009

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
ItalJet

1991* - 1991*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Italy First (ItalyFirst)

1999* - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments : Italy First was a Milan Malpensa based airline providing regional scheduled services that was formed in 1999
^ Genealogy :  
Itavia (Aerolinee Itavia)

1962 - 1980

Inactive

^ Comments : Aerolinee Itavia was formed in Apr1958 as Societa di Navigazione Aerea Itavia and started operations in Jul1959. In Nov1962 the name Aerolinee Itavia was adopted
^ Genealogy : Societa di Navigazione Aerea Itavia >Itavia
JetX

2004 - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments : Primera Air Scandinavia, regional and international charter carrier that originated in Italy as JetX and moved to Iceland & then Denmark
^ Genealogy : JetX >Primera Air >Primera Air Scandinavia
Jonio Airlines

2006 - 2006*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
LAI (Linee Aeree Italiane)

1933* - 1957

Renamed

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : LAI +>Alitalia
Lauda Air Italia

1993 - 2003

Renamed

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : Lauda Air Italia >Livingston Energy Flight +>Livingston
Levriero Fly

2009 - 2010*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Link AirExpress

2006 - 2008*

Inactive

^ Comments : Link AirExpress was a cargo airline based in Peschiera Borromeo, Milan, & was an all-cargo airline operating domestic scheduled services
^ Genealogy :  
Livingston Compagnia Aerea (New Livingston)

2012 - 2014

Inactive

^ Comments : Livingston Compagnia Aerea was established on 11Nov2011. Acquired assets of Livingston Energy Flight on 15Dec2011. Started operations on 31Mar2012 & ceased on 06Oct2014
^ Genealogy : Lauda Air Italia >Livingston Energy Flight +>Livingston
Livingston Energy Flight

2003 - 2010

Renamed

^ Comments : Livingston Energy Flight was established on 13Jan2003. Temporarily suspended operations as of 09Oct2010 & finally their AOC was revoked as of 14Oct2010
^ Genealogy : Lauda Air Italia >Livingston Energy Flight +>Livingston
Lufthansa Italia

2009 - 2011

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Med Airlines

1998 - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Mediteravia

1959 - 1964*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Megaride Air

2012 - date

Active

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Meridiana

1991 - 2010

Renamed

^ Comments : Eurofly merged with Meridiana on 28Feb2010 to form Meridiana Fly
^ Genealogy : Eurofly + Meridiana =>Meridiana >Meridiana Fly
Meridiana Fly

2010 - date

Active

^ Comments : Eurofly merged with Meridiana on 28Feb2010 to form Meridiana Fly
^ Genealogy : Eurofly + Meridiana =>Meridiana >Meridiana Fly
Milair

1988* - 1993

Renamed

^ Comments : Alistar (formerly Milair) is a Milan-based airline formed in Feb1990 to start scheduled services, flying from Milan to Rome, Verona and Catania
^ Genealogy : Milair >Alistar
Millenium Airlines

(2002)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Minerva Airlines

1996 - 2003

Inactive

^ Comments : Minerva Airlines was a regional airline operating behalf of Alitalia. Formed in 1993 & suspended operations due to bankruptcy on 25Oct2003
^ Genealogy :  
MiniLiner

1982 - 2015

Inactive

^ Comments : MiniLiner was founded in Oct1981 & operations started on 30Jun1982. Had its AOC suspended by the ENAC on 31Jan2015
^ Genealogy :  
Mistral Air

1984 - date

Active

^ Comments : Mistral Air was founded in 1981 & operations started on 30Jun1984
^ Genealogy :  
Moonflower Airlines

(2001)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
MyAir (MyWay Airlines)

2004 - 2009

Inactive

^ Comments : MyAir was a low cost carrier formed by a group of former Volare managers. The Italian Civil Aviation Authority suspended AOC due to financial & service failures on 24Jul2009
^ Genealogy :  
National Jets Italia

2000 - 2001

Inactive

^ Comments : Italian National Airlines was renamed to National Jets Italia prior to start-up. BA franchise, a scheduled, international & regional passenger carrier. Suspended ops in late 2001, financial reasons
^ Genealogy : Italian National Airlines >National Jet Italia
NEOS

2002 - date

Active

^ Comments : NEOS was established on 22Jun2001 & launched revenue services on 08Mar2002. Launched scheduled services in Oct2002 on routes to Cape Verde.
^ Genealogy :  
Noman

1994 - 1997

Renamed

^ Comments : Air One took over the flying operations of Noman (fomerly lnown as Fortune Aviation) in Mar1997
^ Genealogy : Fortune Aviation >Noman +>Air One >>Alitalia
Ocean Airlines

2004 - 2008

Inactive

^ Comments : Ocean Airlines ceased operations on 25Apr2008
^ Genealogy :  
On Air

2006 - 2009

Renamed

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : On Air >Flyonair
Panair (Pan Air)

1979* - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Par Avion

(1994)

Began?

^ Comments : Par Avion intended to start cargo services out of Malpensa, Milan. Unsure if started
^ Genealogy :  
PeopleFly

2016 >

Planned

^ Comments : PeopleFly, a Cagliari Elmas (CAG) carrier, is hoping to operate as from 28Oct2016
^ Genealogy :  
Phoenix Air

(1997*)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Pinnair

(2000)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Posta Aerea Transadriatica

1918 - 1919*

Status?

^ Comments : Posta Aerea Transadriatica began regular mail flights from Venice on 25Nov1918
^ Genealogy :  
PRiMA Aero Trasporti Italiani

2011 - 2011

Inactive

^ Comments : PRiMA Aero Trasport Italiani launched operations in Aug2010 as Eagles Airlines. Changed its name on 27May2011 & operated its last flight on 30Oct2011
^ Genealogy : Eagles Airlines >PRiMA
Puglia Air

(2003)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
RegionAli

(2004)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
RIV

**** - ****

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Roma Blue Express

(2005)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Sagittair

1992* - 1992*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : Aerotaxi Sud >Sagittair
Salpanavi (Societa di Navigazione Aerea)

1947* - 1948

Renamed

^ Comments : Salpanavi merged into Aereo Teseo in 1948
^ Genealogy : Salpanavi >Aereo Teseo
SAM (Societa Aerea Mediterranea)

1960* - 1990*

Renamed

^ Comments : SAM was formed in Nov1960 as a non-IATA carrier affiliated to Alitalia. scheduled DC-3 services between Venice and Trieste began in Dec1961
^ Genealogy : SAM (Societa Aerea Mediterranea) >>Alitalia
SAM (Societal Aerea Mediterranea)

1928 - 1934

Renamed

^ Comments : SAM was founded on 26Mar1928. Merged with SANA, SISA & AEI to form Ala Littoria in 1934
^ Genealogy : SAM + SANA + SISA + AEI =>Ala Littoria
SANA (Società Area Navigazione Aerea)

1925* - 1934

Renamed

^ Comments : Ala Littoria was formed in 1934 by a merger of Società Aerea Mediterranea (SAM), Società Anonima Navigazione Aerea (SANA), Società Italiana Servizi Aerei (SISA) and Aero Espresso Italiana (AEI)
^ Genealogy : SAM + SANA + SISA + AEI =>Ala Littoria
Sardairline

(1997)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
SATT (Societa Avio Trasporti Torino)

1964* - 1968

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Serib Wings

1995* - 1995*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Servizi Aerei

1982* - date

Active

^ Comments : Servizi Aerei was founded in 1982. Itis Business & Private Charter based at Rome Ciampino Giovan-Battista Pastine International (CIA)
^ Genealogy :  
SiFly (Si Fly)

1999 - 2000

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Sirio

2006* - 2010*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
SISA (Società Italiana Servizi Aerei)

1947* - 1949*

Renamed

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : >Alitalia
SISA (Societa Italiane Servizi Aerei)

1926 - 1934

Renamed

^ Comments : SISA began operations linking Trieste, Venice, Pavia, and Turin on 01Apr1926. Merged with SANA, SAM & AEI to form Ala Littoria in 1934
^ Genealogy : SAM + SANA + SISA + AEI =>Ala Littoria
SixCargo

2001 - 2006*

Renamed

^ Comments : Fly Wex was formed as SixCargo in 2001. Charter services out of Verona Villafranca International Airport
^ Genealogy : SixCargo >Fly Wex
SkyBridge Airops

2005 - 2015

Inactive

^ Comments : temporarily suspended services
^ Genealogy :  
Skytrain Airlines

2012* - date

Active

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Skyworld

(2008)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
SLAM

(2000)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Small Planet Airlines Italia

2010 - 2014

Inactive

^ Comments : Small Planet Airlines Italia ceased operations on 17Jan2014 & AOC revoked on 21Jan2014
^ Genealogy :  
SmartLynx Italia

2009 - date

Active

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Societa di Navigazione Aerea Itavia

1959 - 1962

Renamed

^ Comments : Aerolinee Itavia was formed in Apr1958 as Societa di Navigazione Aerea Itavia and started operations in Jul1959. In Nov1962 the name Aerolinee Itavia was adopted
^ Genealogy : Societa di Navigazione Aerea Itavia >Itavia
SolAir

2001 - 2001*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
SoleAir

2016 >

Planned

^ Comments : SoleAir intend to operate a BAE 146-300 in Puglia as from May2016
^ Genealogy :  
Starline

(1979*)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Sunline

1994* - 1994*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
SW Italia

2015 - date

Active

^ Comments : SW Italia started scheduled cargo services in Jan2015
^ Genealogy :  
TAER (Trasporti Aerei Emiliano Romagnoli)

(1978)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
TAI (Transporti Aerei Italiani)

2003 - 2004

Renamed

^ Comments : ItAli Airlines was formed 1984 as Air Columbia, renamed to TAI in 2004 and to the current name in 2004
^ Genealogy : Air Columbia >TAI (Transporti Aerei Italiani) >ItAli Airlines
TAS Airways (Transporti Aerei Speciali)

1988* - 1994

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
TEA Italy

1990* - 1995*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Teorema Tour

(2005)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Transadriatica

1947* - 1949*

Renamed

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : ALI (Avio Linee Italiane) >ALI ( Flotte Riunite) +>LAI >Alitalia
Transadriatica (Società Anonima di Navigazione Aerea Transadriatica)

1926 - 1931

Renamed

^ Comments : Transadriatica (Società Anonima di Navigazione Aerea Transadriatica) was formed in 1925
^ Genealogy : >Ala Littoria
Transavio

1990* - 1995

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Transeuropa

(1998*)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Trawel Fly

2009 - 2014

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Turavia Tourist Airlines

1967* - 1968*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Unifly

1980 - 1989

Renamed

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : Unifly >Unifly Express
Unifly Express

1989 - 1990

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : Unifly >Unifly Express
Universair

1989* - 1989*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Victoria Airlines

1998* - 1998*

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
VIP-Air

1967* - 1979*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Volare Airlines

1998 - 2004

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Volareweb.com

1998 - 2009

Renamed

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy : Volareweb.com >>Alitalia
VolaSalerno

2008* - 2008

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Voli Regionali

2005 - 2005*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
VoliAmo

2007 - 2008*

Status?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
WikiFly

(2012)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Windjet

2003 - 2012

Inactive

^ Comments : Windjet was established in 2003, started operations on 17Jun2003 & ceased on 11Aug2012
^ Genealogy :  
Wing

(2004)

Began?

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
Yes Air

2005 - 2005

Inactive

^ Comments :  
^ Genealogy :  
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