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Alitalia goes defunct from October 15

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Alitalia is closing its operations on October 15, 2021 after serving as Italy’s national carrier for about 75 years. 

Alitalia has stopped sales of flights beyond October 15 effective 25th August, 2021. All other flights scheduled for 15th October and beyond has been canceled.

The Italian state-owned airline declared bankruptcy in May 2017 and have grounded most of its airplanes. Passengers who have booked flights before 25th August to fly after 15th October will be given the option to change their flight to a comparable flight, i. e. internal flights will be exchanged accordingly and international flights changed same, as long as the flights take place before 14th October, 2021 for both departure and the return.

Passengers will have to pay the fare difference for a change in destination. Alternatively, those with flights after October 15 can request for refunds.

 

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