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25Sep2017

INAER Aviation Italia, founded in 1978, as an aviation emergency and aircraft maintenance provider, was rebranded as Babcock MCS Italia [added]

24Sep2017

INAER Aviation Italia was founded in 1978 & was an aviation emergency and aircraft maintenance provider [added]

21Sep2017

Club Air Italy [status change] was purchased by Gruppo Soglia and restarted again as Italiatour Airlines in 2009

>renamed to : >>merged in or absorbed : +> assets taken over : =>> merger resulted in new airline

24Airways   
Status : Planned

Dates :

2017 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : 24Airways is planning to launch services across Europe from its proposed hub at Milan Malpensa Airport. The virtual start-up plans to secure an Air Operators Certificate or an Air Services Licence from Italy's Ente Nazionale per l'Aviazione Civile (ENAC) by the end of 2016, and commence service operations in 2017
4air.it   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
AEI (Aero Expresso Italiana)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1923* - 1934
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : SAM + SANA + SISA + AEI =>Ala Littoria
Comments : Aero Expresso Italiana (AEI) was founded on 12Dec1923, & began offering services in Aug1926
Aeral   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1958* - 1980
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aeralpi   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1963* - 1968
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aeralpi was founded in 1963
Aereo Teseo   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1947 - 1948
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Salpanavi >>Aereo Teseo
Comments : Salpanavi merged into Aereo Teseo in 1948
Aerfly  updated
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2009)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Planned to start operations with a single Saab 340 offering services linking Perugia and Naples
Aermediterranea  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1981 - 1985
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aermediterranea >>ATI >>Alitalia
Comments : Aermediterranea was founded in 1981 to replace Itavia on the Italian domestic scene. It was merged into ATI in 1985 [ALITALIA began operations as a domestic carrier called Aerolinee Italiane Internazionale and known as ALITALIA. Added international services in1948. Acquired routes and equipment of LAI in 1957. Charter company AERMEDITERRANEA was founded in 1981 but closed down. Charter subsiduary SAM and domestic subsiduary ATI have now been fully integrated. Acquired the operations of AVIANOVA plus AIR ONEand VOLAREWEB.COM in 2009]
Aeropa   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1974 - 1975
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aerotaxi Sud   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1990 - 1990*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Sagittair
Comments : No further information at this time
Aertirrena   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1970 - 1975*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aertirrena was a Pisa based Yak 40 operator that eventually ceased operations
AF Air   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Agentair   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Bee   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2008 - 2008
Airline Code : BM : OBE
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Bee was founded in 2007. Started operations in Apr2008 & ceased on 11Sep2008 (Scheduled services out of Brescia and Rome Fiumicino to destinations in Eastern Europe)
Air Besit   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999* - 2002*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Blu   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Brixia   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2002*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Columbia   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1984* - 2003
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Columbia >TAI (Transporti Aerei Italiani) >ItAli Airlines
Comments : ItAli Airlines was formed 1984 as Air Columbia, renamed to TAI in 2004 and to the current name in 2004
Air Day   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1999)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Dolomiti   
Status : Active

Dates :

1991 - date
Airline Code : EN : DLA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Dolomiti was established on 30Dec1989 by the Linee Aeree Europee & operations started 15Jan1991. Trieste based regional scheduled airline
Air Emilia   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2003
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Europe   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989 - 2008
Airline Code : PE : AEL
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Europe ceased operations on 17Dec2008. Holiday charters and scheduled services. Owned by the Volare Group
Air Four  added
Status : Active

Dates :

2016* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Four is a business & private charter carrier based out of Milan Linate (LIN)
Air Freedom   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Halica   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Industria  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2003
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Formed in 2002 & launched operations in late 2002 from Naples to Catania, Palermo and Rimini.
Air Italica   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2003
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Italy (i)  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Italy was a Palermo based carrier that ceased operations in 2004
Air Italy (ii)  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2005 - 2013
Airline Code : I9 : AEY
Genealogy : Air Italy >>Meridiana >Meridiana Fly >Meridiana
Comments : Air Italy was founded in 2005 & started operations on 29May2005. On 18Jul2011, Meridiana, known as Meridiana fly back then, announced it merge with Air Italy. From Apr2013, Air Italy operated entirely on behalf of Meridiana using their corporate design. The name Air Italy is no longer used in public [Meridiana was founded with the name of Alisarda on 29Mar1963 by Prince Karim al-Hussain Aga Khan, with the intent to promote tourism in Sardinia. Scheduled operations started 30Jun1964. Renamed to Meridiana in 03May1991. On 28Feb2010, Meridiana and Eurofly merged to create Italy's second biggest airline, Meridiana Fly. From Apr2013, Air Italy operated entirely on behalf of Meridiana using their corporate design. The name Air Italy is no longer used in public and the airline was rebranded back to Meridiana]
Air Liguria   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2001)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air One   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1988 - 2014
Airline Code : AP : ADH
Genealogy : Aliadriatica >Air One +>Alitalia
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
Air One Cityliner   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2006 - 2009
Airline Code : CT : CYL
Genealogy : Air One Cityliner >Alitalia CityLiner
Comments : Air One Cityliner commenced operations 07Jun2006 & renamed to Alitalia CityLiner on 20Apr2011. Was regional services for parent Air One
Air One Smart Carrier   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2010 - 2014
Airline Code : AP : ADH
Genealogy : Aliadriatica >Air One >>Alitalia
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. As of 28Mar2010, Air One Smart Carrier became a separate brand from Alitalia, being relaunched by Alitalia as a “smart carrier” offering point to point connections from Milan Malpensa Ceased operations on 30Oct2014 when its assets merged into Alitalia
Air Panarea  added
Status : Active

Dates :

2016* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Panarea is a business & private carrier with its headquarters in the Aeolian Islands and with its operational base in Panarea
Air Piedmont   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2002)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Piedmont intended to start operations in 2002 based in Turin using regional jets
Air Sal   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005* - 2006
Airline Code : PB : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Sardinia   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1987* - 1990
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Service Plus   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : AXY
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Settanta (Air 70)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1972* - 1972*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Sicilia (i)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1991* - 1991*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Sicilia (ii)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1994 - 2002*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Air Vallée (Services Aeriens du Val d'Aoste)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988 - date
Airline Code : DO : RVL
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Air Vallée suspended operations in Jun2016 due to operational concerns
Air4   
Status : Active

Dates :

2007 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Eurojet Italia >Air4
Comments : Air4 was established in 1987 as Eurojet Italia
Airaia   
Status : Active

Dates :

2001* - date
Airline Code : 2A : ARC
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Airaia is an airline based in Florence that was founded in 2001 ( It is a regional airline operating scheduled services in mainland Italy and to Sao Tome, as well as scheduled passenger services in French Guiana and charter services to the Brazil, Djibouti and Indonesia)
Airone (Compagnia Transporte Aerei)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1947* - 1949*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Alitalia
Comments : No further information at this time
AirSal   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004* - 2005*
Airline Code : 9B : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
AirSud   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2016 - 2016
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : AirSud started operations in 2016 but suspended operations following the return of its sole aircraft, a Fokker 50. Hopes to restart
Airumbria (Air Umbria)   
Status : Active

Dates :

1992* - date
Airline Code : -- : UMB
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Airumbria (Air Umbria) was formed in 1992 as a charter airline using DC3 aircraft
Ala Littoria   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1934 - 1940
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : SAM + SANA + SISA + AEI =>Ala Littoria
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)
Alba Servizi Aerotransporte  updated x2
Status : Active

Dates :

2007* - date
Airline Code : -- : AFQ
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Alba Servizi Aerotransporte is a business & private charter carrier based out of Milan Linate (LIN)
ALI ( lotte Riunite)  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1949 - 1952
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : ALI (Avio Linee Italiane) >ALI ( Flotte Riunite) +>LAI >>Alitalia
Comments : ALI ( Flotte Riunite) was founded in 1926 as ALI (Avio Linee Italiane), which ceased operations at the outbreak of WWII. Restarted in 1947, absorbed AIRONE, SISA (Società Italiana Servizi Aerei) and TRANSADRIATICA. The latter 2 haviving the same names as earlier Italian airlines. ALI ceased operations in 1952 and it's assets and most routes were taken over by LAI - Linee Aeree Italiane ALI was absorbed by LAI on 31Mar1952
ALI (Avio Linee Italiane)  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1926* - 1952
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : ALI (Avio Linee Italiane) >ALI ( Flotte Riunite) +>LAI >>Alitalia
Comments : ALI (Avio Linee Italiane) was founded in Rome on 13Nov1926. Absorbed by LAI (Linee Aeree Italiane) on 31Mar1952 [ALI ( Flotte Riunite) was founded in 1926 as ALI (Avio Linee Italiane), which ceased operations at the outbreak of WWII. Restarted in 1947, absorbed AIRONE, SISA (Società Italiana Servizi Aerei) and TRANSADRIATICA. The latter 2 haviving the same names as earlier Italian airlines. ALI ceased operations in 1952 and it's assets and most routes were taken over by LAI - Linee Aeree Italiane]
Ali Adria   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1982 - 1982
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aliadriatica   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1983* - 1983*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aliadriatica >Air One +>Alitalia
Comments : Air One began life as Aliadriatica in 1983, started operations on 23Nov1995 as Air One. Ceased operations on 30Oct2014 & its assets merged into Alitalia
Alianova   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1989*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aliblu   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1990* - 1990
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aliblu >>Avianova
Comments : Aliblu was a domestic carrier that was acquired by Avianova
Alicalabria   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Alidaunia  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

1978 - date
Airline Code : D4 : LID
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Alidaunia was established in Mar1976 and in 1978 was licensed for film and photographic work. In 1985 it started scheduled services from Foggia to the Tremiti Islands
Alieurope   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004* - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aligiulia   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1986* - 1986
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Alimonterosso   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1995*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Alinord  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1986 - 1990
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Cadabo >Alinord >Unifly Express
Comments : [From 1980-1986 the airline was known as Cadabo. The airline's home base was Linate (Milan) and Ciampino (Rome). In 1984 it entered the scheduled passenger service with Fokker F28 aircraft. In 1985 it formed a cooperations with Alitalia and operated flights on its behalf. Alinord operated between 1986-1990, mostly business charters and overnight package delivery. In 1989 the name was changed to Unifly Express and with it came the first McDonnell Douglas MD-83. A total of five MD-82s and one MD-83 were operated. In 1990 Unifly Express took over Alinord and with it came a northern Italy route network and more F28s, but shortly afterward Unifly was having financial problems. The MD-80s were returned to the lessors and by May1990 it was all over and Unifly ceased to exist]
Alis Aerolinee Italiane   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2010)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Alisarda (Linee Aeree della Sardegna)  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1963 - 1991
Airline Code : IG : ---
Genealogy : Alisarda +>Meridiana + Eurofly =>Meridiana Fly >Meridiana
Comments : Alisarda was set up by Prince Karim al-Hussayn Aga on 29Mar1963 & scheduled operations started 30Jun1964 [Meridiana was founded with the name of Alisarda on 29Mar1963 by Prince Karim al-Hussain Aga Khan, with the intent to promote tourism in Sardinia. Scheduled operations started 30Jun1964. Renamed to Meridiana in 03May1991. On 28Feb2010, Meridiana and Eurofly merged to create Italy's second biggest airline, Meridiana Fly. From Apr2013, Air Italy operated entirely on behalf of Meridiana using their corporate design. The name Air Italy is no longer used in public and the airline was rebranded back to Meridiana]
AliSardegna   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2007)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Alisea Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2003
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Alisea Airlines
Comments : No further information at this time
Alistar   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992 - 1993
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Milair >Alistar
Comments : Alistar (formerly Milair) is a Milan-based airline formed in Feb1990 to start scheduled services, flying from Milan to Rome, Verona and Catania
Alisud (Compagnia Aerea Meridionale)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1963 - 1964
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Alitalia - Linee Aeree Italiane   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1957 - 1988
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Alitalia >Alitalia - Linee Aeree Italiane >Alitalia
Comments : No further information at this time
Alitalia (i)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1947 - 1957
Airline Code : AZ : AZA
Genealogy : Alitalia >Alitalia - Linee Aeree Italiane >Alitalia
Comments : Alitalia was formed 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
Alitalia (ii)   
Status : Active

Dates :

1988 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Alitalia >Alitalia - Linee Aeree Italiane >Alitalia
Comments : No further information at this time
Alitalia Cargo System   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1969* - 2009
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Alitalia CityLiner   
Status : Active

Dates :

2009 - date
Airline Code : CT : CYL
Genealogy : Air One Cityliner >Alitalia CityLiner
Comments : Alitalia CityLiner commenced operations 07Jun2006 as Air One Cityliner & was renamed on 20Apr2011
Alitalia Express (CAI First (Compagnia Aerea Italiana)  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1997 - 2015
Airline Code : XM : SMX
Genealogy : Avianova +>Alitalia Express >>Alitalia
Comments : Alitalia Express was founded from the defunct Avianova in 1997. Acquired Gandalf Airlines assets in 2004. Started operations on 01Oct1997 & was integrated into mainline Alitalia on 06Feb2015
Alitalia Team   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1996 - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aliway Airlines  updated
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2000* - 2000*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Aliway Airlines operated Jetstream 31 aircraft in 2000.
AlpiEagles (Alpi Eagles)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 2008
Airline Code : E8 : ELG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : ALPI Eagles ceased operations on 01Jan2008
Altair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1967* - 1984*
Airline Code : AK : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Altair a small charter operator using Caravelle aircraft. Eventually ceased operations.
AMI   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Antares Airlines   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Aqua Airlines   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2007)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Arabian American Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1951* - 1952
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Rome/Karachi based
Artair of Arta   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2001)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Assofly Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
ATI (Aero Transporti Italiani)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1964 - 1990*
Airline Code : BM : ---
Genealogy : Aermediterranea >>ATI >>Alitalia
Comments : ATI (Aero Transporti Italiani) was established on 13Dec1963
Avianova   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1987 - 1996
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aliblu >>Avianova
Comments : Avianova was formed in Dec1986 & began operations in Aug1987
Avicom   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(****)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Planned to link Ancona and Milan Linate with Jetsteam 31 but never started
Avio Ares   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1999)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Avio Ligure   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1976 - 1979*
Airline Code : TF : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Avion Express Italia   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2011 - 2011
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Avion Express ceased operations in Sep2011
Aviosarda Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1997* - 1999*
Airline Code : DF : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Azzurra Air (Azzurrair)  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 2004
Airline Code : ZS : AZI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Regional flights on behalf of ALITALIA. Ceased operations
Babcock MCS Italia  added
Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : INAER Aviation Italia >Babcock MCS Italia
Comments : INAER Aviation Italia was founded in 1978 & is an aviation emergency and aircraft maintenance provider. It was rebranded as Babcock MCS Italia
BelleAir Europe   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2010 - 2013
Airline Code : L9 : BAL
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Belle Air Europe was founded in 2009 and based in Ancona, Italy. It ceased operations two days after the parent company on 26Nov2013
Benair International Freight   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1998* - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : BEI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Besit Servizi Aerei   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999* - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Billion Air (i)   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2003)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Billion Air (ii)   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2015
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Billion Air intended to operate B.737 aircraft configured with only 52 seats but did not launch
Blu Air   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2003 - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Blu Express   
Status : Active

Dates :

2005 - date
Airline Code : BV : BPA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Blu Express is the low-cost arm of Blue Panorama Airlines. Operations started on 21Nov2005
Blue   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Blue Panorama   
Status : Active

Dates :

1998 - date
Airline Code : BV : BPA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Blue Panorama was established by tour operator Astra Travel on 03Sep1998 & operations started on 15Dec1998
Blue Wings Air   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2014)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Blue Wings Air intended to operate out of Foggia but never started operations
BlueLine   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2002)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Cadabo  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1980 - 1986
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Cadabo >Alinord >Unifly Express
Comments : [From 1980-1986 the airline was known as Cadabo. The airline's home base was Linate (Milan) and Ciampino (Rome). In 1984 it entered the scheduled passenger service with Fokker F28 aircraft. In 1985 it formed a cooperations with Alitalia and operated flights on its behalf. Alinord operated between 1986-1990, mostly business charters and overnight package delivery. In 1989 the name was changed to Unifly Express and with it came the first McDonnell Douglas MD-83. A total of five MD-82s and one MD-83 were operated. In 1990 Unifly Express took over Alinord and with it came a northern Italy route network and more F28s, but shortly afterward Unifly was having financial problems. The MD-80s were returned to the lessors and by May1990 it was all over and Unifly ceased to exist]
CargoItalia   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2011
Airline Code : 2G : CRG
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : CargoItalia ceased operation on 13Oct2008 and 2009 but restarted each time. Ceased operating late Dec2011
Cargolux Italia  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

2009 - date
Airline Code : C8 : ICV
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Cargolux Italia was founded in ecD2008 & started operations on 13Jun2009. International cargo charter carrier set up by Luxembourg's Cargolux
Cassiopea Line   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2010)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Ciao Fly (CiaoFly)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002 - 2002
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
CityFly   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Club Air Italy   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2002 - 2008
Airline Code : 6P : ISG
Genealogy : Club Air >Italiatour Airlines
Comments : Club Air Italy was a Low-cost carrier from Milan. formed Oct2002 by tour operator Valsole Viaggi e Turismo, Milan and Italian/Romanian entrepreneur Bruno Tercatin, in association with Tarom. Started operations on 24Nov2002. Ceased operations 12Dec2006 when AOC was withdrawn. Restarted with new owners (Umberto Fassi, real estate magnate) and new management (Gaetano Intrieri) using 2 40-seat RJ's, on 08Jun2007. AOC suspended again 23May2008 by Italian CAA and operated last service on 28May2008. Purchased by Gruppo Soglia and restarted again as Italiatour Airlines. Italiatour Airlines received its own AOC in early 03Sep2009, starting operations late 03Sep2009. Suspended operations on 21Sep2009, AOC was suspended on 30Nov2009
Columbia   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Compagnia Aerea Mediterranea   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Compagnia Generale Ripreseaeree   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1999* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Compagnia Italians Elicotteri   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1956 - 1969*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Compagnia Italians Elicotteri began helicopter operations in 1956 and is based on the Gestione Heliport
Consulta   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2008* - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Corse Mediterranee   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1990 - 2001*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Cosmic Air   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Dolphin Air Express   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
E R Air (Emilia Romagna Airlines)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 1999*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Eagles Airlines   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2010 - 2011
Airline Code : E3 : EGS
Genealogy : Eagles Airlines >PRiMA
Comments : PRiMA Aero Trasport Italiani launched operations in Aug2010 as Eagles Airlines. Changed its name on 27May2011 & operated its last flight on 30Oct2011
EAS Aeroservici   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002* - 2002*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Easy Islands   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2002* - 2004*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
EBA Italy   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1993* - 1996
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
ELBAFly   
Status : Active

Dates :

2006* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Eliambasador   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1991* - 1991*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Elieolie by Dedalus   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2010* - 2011*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
ELI-Linee Italiane   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1956* - 1959
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : ELI-Linee Italiane >Elivie
Comments : Elivie was established in Nov1956 under the ELI-Linee Italiane name. In 1970, Alitalia stopped the Elivie operations, because he considered unprofitable
ELIPDANA (Societa Alta Italia Trasporte Elicotteri)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1960* - 1961
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : ELIPDANA was formed in Milan in 1959
Elitaliana  added
Status : Active

Dates :

1964* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Elitaliana was founded in 1964 & started to succeed FreeAir Helicopters. Elitaliana is active in all areas of helicopter use, including Search and Rescue (SAR), aerial work, freight transport, offshore transportation, forest firefighting, disinfestation and environmental monitoring service
Elit'Avia San Marino  added
Status : Planned

Dates :

2017 >
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Elit'Avia San Marino has been granted an Air Operator's Certificate (AOC) from the San Marino Civil Aviation Authority. It is a corporate jet charter specialist based at Rimini Federico Fellini International (RMI)
Elivie (Societa Italiana Esercizio Elicotteri)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1959 - 1970
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : ELI-Linee Italiane >Elivie
Comments : Elivie was established in Nov1956 under the ELI-Linee Italiane name. In 1970, Alitalia stopped the Elivie operations, because he considered unprofitable
Ernest Airlines  added
Status : Active

Dates :

2017 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Fly Ernest >Ernest Airlines
Comments : Fly Ernest was founded on 16Oct2015 & commenced service operations on 01Jul2016 with a three times weekly Tirana-Ancona service. Flights are operated by Mistral Air. Renamed to Ernest Airlines in 2017. Now reported that the airline has halted operations prior to a restart. Now appears to have restarted with charters, with scheduled operations to follow
EuReCa (European Regional Carrier)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998 - 2002
Airline Code : F4 : URE
Genealogy : EuReCa
Comments : No further information at this time
Eurofly  updated x2
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1990 - 2010
Airline Code : GJ : EEZ
Genealogy : Eurofly + Meridiana =>Meridiana Fly >Meridiana
Comments : Eurofly was established on 26May1989 & offered passenger charter airline mostly on holiday routes to Europe, Africa and the Caribbean [Meridiana was founded with the name of Alisarda on 29Mar1963 by Prince Karim al-Hussain Aga Khan, with the intent to promote tourism in Sardinia. Scheduled operations started 30Jun1964. Renamed to Meridiana in 03May1991. On 28Feb2010, Meridiana and Eurofly merged to create Italy's second biggest airline, Meridiana Fly. From Apr2013, Air Italy operated entirely on behalf of Meridiana using their corporate design. The name Air Italy is no longer used in public and the airline was rebranded back to Meridiana]
Eurofly Services   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1998* - 2010*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Eurojet Italia   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1987* - 2007
Airline Code : -- : ERJ
Genealogy : Eurojet Italia >Air4
Comments : Air4 was established in 1987 as Eurojet Italia
eVolavia   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2007 - 2007
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Executive Blue   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004* - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Explora Italia   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2009)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
FAR Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1994 - 1999
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Federico II Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998 - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Fly Ernest  updated x2
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2016 - 2017
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Fly Ernest >Ernest Airlines
Comments : Fly Ernest was founded on 16Oct2015 & commenced service operations on 01Jul2016 with a three times weekly Tirana-Ancona service. Flights are operated by Mistral Air. Renamed to Ernest Airlines. Now reported that the airline has halted operations prior to a restart. Now appears to have restarted with charters, with scheduled operations to follow
Fly Mediterraneo   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2002)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Fly Wex   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006* - 2009*
Airline Code : 6P : ISG
Genealogy : SixCargo >Fly Wex
Comments : Fly Wex was formed as SixCargo in 2001. Charter services out of Verona Villafranca International Airport
FlyMarche  added + updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2017 - 2017
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : FlyMarche was a planned virtual carrier based at Perugia San Francesco d'Assisi (PEG). Appears to have started operations on 13Jul2017 & ceased on 19Aug2917
Flyonair   
Status : Active

Dates :

2009 - date
Airline Code : 4R : ---
Genealogy : On Air >Flyonair
Comments : No further information at this time
FlyOristano   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2010 - 2011
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : FlyOristano was a regional airline based in Oristano, Italy. Its main base was Oristano-Fenosu Airport. Flight operations began on 03Jun2010
Fortune Aviation   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1994* - 1995
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Fortune Aviation >Noman +>Air One >>Alitalia
Comments : Fortune Aviation was established at Rome in Jan1994 to offer nonscheduled passenger services to Trieste and other regional destinations. Air One took over the flying operations of Noman (fomerly lnown as Fortune Aviation) in Mar1997
Foxair (Fox Air)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003* - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Frederico II Airways   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2002
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Free Airlines   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1996* - 2001*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Free Airlines was formed in 1996 as a charter, international and domestic, passenger and cargo airline
Free Airways (FreeAirways)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2002 - 2003*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
FreeAir Helicopters  added
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001* - 2002*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : FreeAir Helicopters comprised of a flight school, aerial work and public transport with helicopters
G7 Airlines   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Galileo Airlines   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1999)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Gandalf Airlines  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2004
Airline Code : G7 : GNF
Genealogy : Gandalf Airlines +>Alitalia Express >>Alitalia
Comments : Gandalf Airlines provided services from Bergamo on international and regional services. Ceased operations in early 2004 and assets taken over by Alitalia Express
Gitanair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989* - 1990*
Airline Code : VG : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Goldwing Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000 - 2001
Airline Code : -- : GDW
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Grandexel   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Hours Airlines Tase (Orario Linee Aereo Taseo)   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
ICARO Aero Taxi (Impresa Commerciale Aeronautica ROmagnola)  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

1982* - date
Airline Code : -- : ICA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : ICARO Aero Taxi is a Forli based carrier that was established on 25Aug1982 (private and business charter carrier + air ambulance services)
Idrolines  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2011*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : 9Seaplane services out of from Reggio di Calabria)
INAER Aviation Italia  added
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1978* - 2016
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : INAER Aviation Italia >Babcock MCS Italia
Comments : [INAER Aviation Italia was founded in 1978 & is an aviation emergency and aircraft maintenance provider. It was rebranded as Babcock MCS Italia]
Intavia   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
International Flying Services   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1989* - 1998
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >EuReCa
Comments : No further information at this time
Italair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996* - 2001*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Italair was formed in 1996 as a regional passenger services within Italy, with extensions to the French Riviera
Italfly   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2002*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Italfly >Alisea Airlines
Comments : Italfly was renamed to Alisea Airlines prior to starting
ItAli Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2011
Airline Code : FS : ACL
Genealogy : Air Columbia >TAI (Transporti Aerei Italiani) >ItAli Airlines
Comments : ItAli Airlines was formed 1984 as Air Columbia, renamed to TAI in 2004 and to the current name in 2004
Italian National Airlines   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

(2000)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Italian National Airlines >National Jet Italia
Comments : Italian National Airlines was renamed to National Jets Italia prior to start-up. BA franchise, a scheduled, international & regional passenger carrier. Suspended operations in late 2001, financial reasons
Italiatour Airlines  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2009
Airline Code : OI : IAZ
Genealogy : Club Air >Italiatour Airlines
Comments : Club Air Italy was a Low-cost carrier from Milan. formed Oct2002 by tour operator Valsole Viaggi e Turismo, Milan and Italian/Romanian entrepreneur Bruno Tercatin, in association with Tarom. Started operations on 24Nov2002. Ceased operations 12Dec2006 when AOC was withdrawn. Restarted with new owners (Umberto Fassi, real estate magnate) and new management (Gaetano Intrieri) using 2 40-seat RJ's, on 08Jun2007. AOC suspended again 23May2008 by Italian CAA and operated last service on 28May2008. Purchased by Gruppo Soglia and restarted again as Italiatour Airlines. Italiatour Airlines received its own AOC in early 03Sep2009, starting operations late 03Sep2009. Suspended operations on 21Sep2009, AOC was suspended on 30Nov2009
ItalJet   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1991* - 1991*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Italy First (ItalyFirst)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999* - 2005
Airline Code : IF : IFS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Italy First was a Milan Malpensa based airline providing regional scheduled services that was formed in 1999
Itavia (Aerolinee Itavia)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1962 - 1980
Airline Code : IH : ---
Genealogy : Societa di Navigazione Aerea Itavia >Itavia
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
Jet-Ops Europe  added
Status : Active

Dates :

2015* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Jet-Ops Europe is a passenger charter carrier based out of Venice Marco Polo Tessera (VCE) but specialises in the management and leasing of seaplanes in the UAE
JetX   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : JetX >Primera Air >Primera Air Scandinavia
Comments : Primera Air Scandinavia, regional and international charter carrier that originated in Italy as JetX and moved to Iceland & then Denmark
Jonio Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2006*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
LAI (Linee Aeree Italiane)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1933* - 1957
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : LAI +>Alitalia
Comments : No further information at this time
LAS (Linee Aeree Sarde)  added
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1959* - 1962*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : LAS (Linee Aeree Sarde) was an helicopter airline formed in 1959
Lauda Air Italia   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1993 - 2003
Airline Code : L4 : LDI
Genealogy : Lauda Air Italia >Livingston Energy Flight +>Livingston
Comments : No further information at this time
Levriero Fly   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2009 - 2010*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Link AirExpress   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2006 - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : TBD
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Link AirExpress was a cargo airline based in Peschiera Borromeo, Milan, & was an all-cargo airline operating domestic scheduled services
Livingston Compagnia Aerea (New Livingston)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2012 - 2014
Airline Code : JN : NLV
Genealogy : Lauda Air Italia >Livingston Energy Flight +>Livingston
Comments : Livingston Compagnia Aerea was established on 11Nov2011. Acquired assets of Livingston Energy Flight on 15Dec2011. Started operations on 31Mar2012 & ceased on 06Oct2014
Livingston Energy Flight   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2003 - 2010
Airline Code : LM : LVG
Genealogy : Lauda Air Italia >Livingston Energy Flight +>Livingston
Comments : Livingston Energy Flight was established on 13Jan2003. Temporarily suspended operations as of 09Oct2010 & finally their AOC was revoked as of 14Oct2010
Lufthansa Italia   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2011
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Med Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998 - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Mediteravia   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1959 - 1964*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Megaride Air   
Status : Active

Dates :

2012 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Meridiana (i)  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1991 - 2010
Airline Code : IG : ISS
Genealogy : Eurofly + Meridiana =>Meridiana >Meridiana Fly >Meridiana
Comments : [Meridiana was founded with the name of Alisarda on 29Mar1963 by Prince Karim al-Hussain Aga Khan, with the intent to promote tourism in Sardinia. Scheduled operations started 30Jun1964. Renamed to Meridiana in 03May1991. On 28Feb2010, Meridiana and Eurofly merged to create Italy's second biggest airline, Meridiana Fly. From Apr2013, Air Italy operated entirely on behalf of Meridiana using their corporate design. The name Air Italy is no longer used in public and the airline was rebranded back to Meridiana]
Meridiana (ii)  added + updated
Status : Active

Dates :

2013 - date
Airline Code : IG : ISS
Genealogy : Eurofly + Meridiana =>Meridiana >Meridiana Fly >Meridiana
Comments : Meridiana was founded with the name of Alisarda on 29Mar1963 by Prince Karim al-Hussain Aga Khan, with the intent to promote tourism in Sardinia. Scheduled operations started 30Jun1964. Renamed to Meridiana in 03May1991. On 28Feb2010, Meridiana and Eurofly merged to create Italy's second biggest airline, Meridiana Fly. From Apr2013, Air Italy operated entirely on behalf of Meridiana using their corporate design. The name Air Italy is no longer used in public and the airline was rebranded back to Meridiana
Meridiana Fly  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2010 - 2013
Airline Code : IG : ISS
Genealogy : Eurofly + Meridiana =>Meridiana >Meridiana Fly > Meridiana
Comments : [Meridiana was founded with the name of Alisarda on 29Mar1963 by Prince Karim al-Hussain Aga Khan, with the intent to promote tourism in Sardinia. Scheduled operations started 30Jun1964. Renamed to Meridiana in 03May1991. On 28Feb2010, Meridiana and Eurofly merged to create Italy's second biggest airline, Meridiana Fly. From Apr2013, Air Italy operated entirely on behalf of Meridiana using their corporate design. The name Air Italy is no longer used in public and the airline was rebranded back to Meridiana]
Milair   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1988* - 1993
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Milair >Alistar
Comments : Alistar (formerly Milair) is a Milan-based airline formed in Feb1990 to start scheduled services, flying from Milan to Rome, Verona and Catania
Millenium Airlines   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2002)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Minerva Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1996 - 2003
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Minerva Airlines was a regional airline operating behalf of Alitalia. Formed in 1993 & suspended operations due to bankruptcy on 25Oct2003
MiniLiner   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1982 - 2015
Airline Code : -- : MNL
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : MiniLiner was founded in Oct1981 & operations started on 30Jun1982. Had its AOC suspended by the ENAC on 31Jan2015
Mistral Air  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

1984 - date
Airline Code : M4 : MSA
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Mistral Air was founded in 1981 & operations started on 30Jun1984 (Scheduled and charter, international, regional and domestic passenger and cargo airline. Operates on behalf of TNT)
Moonflower Airlines   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2001)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
MyAir (MyWay Airlines)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2009
Airline Code : 8I : MYW
Genealogy : Nil tree
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
National Jets Italia   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2000 - 2001
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Italian National Airlines >National Jet Italia
Comments : Italian National Airlines was renamed to National Jets Italia prior to start-up. BA franchise, a scheduled, international & regional passenger carrier. Suspended operations in late 2001, financial reasons
NEOS  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

2002 - date
Airline Code : NO : NOS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : NEOS was established on 22Jun2001 & launched revenue services on 08Mar2002. Launched scheduled services in Oct2002 on routes to Cape Verde (Started operations from Bologna, Milan and Verona to Mediterranean destinations. International scheduled and charter services)
Noman   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1994 - 1997
Airline Code : U4 : NOM
Genealogy : Fortune Aviation >Noman +>Air One >>Alitalia
Comments : Fortune Aviation is established at Rome in Jan1994 to offer nonscheduled passenger services to Trieste and other regional destinations. Air One took over the flying operations of Noman (fomerly lnown as Fortune Aviation) in Mar1997
Ocean Airlines  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2004 - 2008
Airline Code : VC : VCX
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Ocean Airlines was formed in 2003 as a freight opertator at Brescia's Montichiari Airport when the new cargo terminal opened. Ceased operations on 25Apr2008
On Air   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2006 - 2009
Airline Code : 4R : ---
Genealogy : On Air >Flyonair
Comments : No further information at this time
Panair (Pan Air)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1979* - 2004
Airline Code : P2 : PIT
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Par Avion   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1994)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Par Avion intended to start cargo services out of Malpensa, Milan. Unsure if started
PeopleFly   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2016)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : PeopleFly, a Cagliari Elmas (CAG) carrier, is hoping to operate as from 28Oct2016
Phoenix Air   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1997*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Pinnair   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2000)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Posta Aerea Transadriatica   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1918 - 1919*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Posta Aerea Transadriatica began regular mail flights from Venice on 25Nov1918
PRiMA Aero Trasporti Italiani   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2011 - 2011
Airline Code : E3 : EGS
Genealogy : Eagles Airlines >PRiMA
Comments : PRiMA Aero Trasport Italiani launched operations in Aug2010 as Eagles Airlines. Changed its name on 27May2011 & operated its last flight on 30Oct2011
Puglia Air   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2003)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
RegionAli   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
RIV   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

**** - ****
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Roma Blue Express   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Sagittair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1992* - 1992*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Aerotaxi Sud >Sagittair
Comments : No further information at this time
Salpanavi (Societa di Navigazione Aerea)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1947* - 1948
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Salpanavi >Aereo Teseo
Comments : Salpanavi merged into Aereo Teseo in 1948
SAM (Societa Aerea Mediterranea)  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1960* - 1990*
Airline Code : MQ : ---
Genealogy : SAM (Societa Aerea Mediterranea) >>Alitalia
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 Rome based holiday charter carrier. Operated Caravelle aircraft [ALITALIA began operations as a domestic carrier called Aerolinee Italiane Internazionale and known as ALITALIA. Added international services in1948. Acquired routes and equipment of LAI in 1957. Charter company AERMEDITERRANEA was founded in 1981 but closed down. Charter subsiduary SAM and domestic subsiduary ATI have now been fully integrated. Acquired the operations of AVIANOVA plus AIR ONEand VOLAREWEB.COM in 2009]
SAM (Societal Aerea Mediterranea)  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1928 - 1934
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : SAM + SANA + SISA + AEI =>Ala Littoria
Comments : SAM was founded on 26Mar1928. Merged with SANA, SISA & AEI to form Ala Littoria in 1934 [ALA LITTORIA was founded in 1923 as AERO EXPRESSO ITALIANA. In 1934, the airline merged with NAVIGAZIONE AEREA - SANA, SISA ( Società Italiana Servizi Aerei) and SAM (Società Aerea Mediterranea), the pre-war national airline of Italy. In 1935, SOCIETA ADRIA AERO LLOYD in Albania (then de facto an Italian colony) and NORD AFRICA AVIAZIONE, operating in the Italian colonies of Libya were integrated in. The airline was used by the Italian military at the start of World War II and ceased operations]
SANA (Società Area Navigazione Aerea)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1925* - 1934
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : SAM + SANA + SISA + AEI =>Ala Littoria
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)
Sardairline   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1997)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
SATT (Societa Avio Trasporti Torino)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1964* - 1968
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Serib Wings   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1995* - 1995*
Airline Code : -- : ISW
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Servizi Aerei   
Status : Active

Dates :

1982* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Servizi Aerei was founded in 1982. Itis Business & Private Charter based at Rome Ciampino Giovan-Battista Pastine International (CIA)
SiFly (Si Fly)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1999 - 2000
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Sirio   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2006* - 2010*
Airline Code : -- : SIO
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
SISA (Società Italiana Servizi Aerei)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1947* - 1949*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Alitalia
Comments : No further information at this time
SISA (Societa Italiane Servizi Aerei)  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1926 - 1934
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : SAM + SANA + SISA + AEI =>Ala Littoria
Comments : SISA began operations linking Trieste, Venice, Pavia, and Turin on 01Apr1926. Merged with SANA, SAM & AEI to form Ala Littoria in 1934 [ALA LITTORIA was founded in 1923 as AERO EXPRESSO ITALIANA. In 1934, the airline merged with NAVIGAZIONE AEREA - SANA, SISA (Società Italiana Servizi Aerei) and SAM (Società Aerea Mediterranea), the pre-war national airline of Italy. In 1935, SOCIETA ADRIA AERO LLOYD in Albania (then de facto an Italian colony) and NORD AFRICA AVIAZIONE, operating in the Italian colonies of Libya were integrated in. The airline was used by the Italian military at the start of World War II and ceased operations]
SixCargo   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2001 - 2006*
Airline Code : 6P : ISG
Genealogy : SixCargo >Fly Wex
Comments : Fly Wex was formed as SixCargo in 2001. Charter services out of Verona Villafranca International Airport
SkyBridge Airops   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2015
Airline Code : -- : KYB
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : temporarily suspended services
Skytrain Airlines   
Status : Active

Dates :

2012* - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Skyworld  updated
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2008)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Skyworld intende to operate services out of Venice Marco Polo but never started
SLAM   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2000)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Small Planet Airlines Italia   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2010 - 2014
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Small Planet Airlines Italia ceased operations on 17Jan2014 & AOC revoked on 21Jan2014
SmartLynx Italia  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2011
Airline Code : 6Y : ART
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : SmartLynx Italia was subsidiary of SmartLynx (Latvia) that provided charter services out of Bologna Marconi Airport using it's parent's carriers aircraft. Ceased operations in 2011
Societa di Navigazione Aerea Itavia   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1959 - 1962
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Societa di Navigazione Aerea Itavia >Itavia
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
SolAir   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2001 - 2001*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
SoleAir   
Status : Active

Dates :

2016 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : SoleAir contracted Romania's Aviro Air to operate BAe 146-300. Started operations
Starline   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1979*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Sunline   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1994* - 1994*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
SW Italia  updated
Status : Active

Dates :

2015 - date
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : SW Italia started scheduled cargo services in Jan2015. A joint venture between Italian investors Ignacio Coraci and Francesco Rebaudo (58% in total) and Azerbaijan's Silk Way Airlines (ZP, Baku) (42%)
TAER (Trasporti Aerei Emiliano Romagnoli)   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1978)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
TAI (Transporti Aerei Italiani)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2003 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Air Columbia >TAI (Transporti Aerei Italiani) >ItAli Airlines
Comments : ItAli Airlines was formed 1984 as Air Columbia, renamed to TAI in 2004 and to the current name in 2004
TAS Airways (Transporti Aerei Speciali)   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1988* - 1994
Airline Code : TJ : TTS
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
TEA Italy   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1990* - 1995*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Teorema Tour   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2005)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Transadriatica   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1947* - 1949*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : ALI (Avio Linee Italiane) >ALI ( Flotte Riunite) +>LAI >Alitalia
Comments : No further information at this time
Transadriatica (Società Anonima di Navigazione Aerea Transadriatica)   
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1926 - 1931
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : >Ala Littoria
Comments : Transadriatica (Società Anonima di Navigazione Aerea Transadriatica) was formed in 1925
Transavia  added
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1961 - 1962*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Transavia was an independent carrier that began operations in 1961 and specialised in the transport of newspapers within Italy
Transavio   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1990* - 1995
Airline Code : TD : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Transeuropa   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(1998*)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Trawel Fly   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2009 - 2014
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Turavia Tourist Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1967* - 1968*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Unifly Express  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989 - 1990
Airline Code : BJ : BJA
Genealogy : Cadabo >Alinord >Unifly Express
Comments : From 1980-1986 the airline was known as Cadabo. The airline's home base was Linate (Milan) and Ciampino (Rome). In 1984 it entered the scheduled passenger service with Fokker F28 aircraft. In 1985 it formed a cooperations with Alitalia and operated flights on its behalf. Alinord operated between 1986-1990, mostly business charters and overnight package delivery. In 1989 the name was changed to Unifly Express and with it came the first McDonnell Douglas MD-83. A total of five MD-82s and one MD-83 were operated. In 1990 Unifly Express took over Alinord and with it came a northern Italy route network and more F28s, but shortly afterward Unifly was having financial problems. The MD-80s were returned to the lessors and by May1990 it was all over and Unifly ceased to exist
Universair   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1989* - 1989*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Victoria Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998* - 1998*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
VIP-Air   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

1967* - 1979*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Volare  added
Status : Renamed

Dates :

1998 - 2005*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Volare >Volareweb.com >>Alitalia
Comments : Volareweb.com was a low fare carrier started by the Volare group as Volare to operate internet booked services linking major Italian cities. Ceased operations on 12Jan2009 & license suspended in Nov2004 for financial reasons [ALITALIA began operations as a domestic carrier called Aerolinee Italiane Internazionale and known as ALITALIA. Added international services in1948. Acquired routes and equipment of LAI in 1957. Charter company AERMEDITERRANEA was founded in 1981 but closed down. Charter subsiduary SAM and domestic subsiduary ATI have now been fully integrated. Acquired the operations of AVIANOVA plus AIR ONEand VOLAREWEB.COM in Jan2009]
Volare Airlines   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

1998 - 2004
Airline Code : -- : VLE
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Volareweb.com  updated
Status : Renamed

Dates :

2005* - 2009
Airline Code : VA : VLE
Genealogy : Volare >Volareweb.com >>Alitalia
Comments : Volareweb.com was a low fare carrier started by the Volare group as Volare to operate internet booked services linking major Italian cities. Ceased operations on 12Jan2009 & license suspended in Nov2004 for financial reasons [ALITALIA began operations as a domestic carrier called Aerolinee Italiane Internazionale and known as ALITALIA. Added international services in1948. Acquired routes and equipment of LAI in 1957. Charter company AERMEDITERRANEA was founded in 1981 but closed down. Charter subsiduary SAM and domestic subsiduary ATI have now been fully integrated. Acquired the operations of AVIANOVA plus AIR ONEand VOLAREWEB.COM in Jan2009]
VolaSalerno   
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2008* - 2008
Airline Code : -- : ORI
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Voli Regionali   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2005 - 2005*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
VoliAmo   
Status : Unsure

Dates :

2007 - 2008*
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
WikiFly   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2012)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Windjet  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2003 - 2012
Airline Code : IV : JET
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Windjet was established in 2003, started operations on 17Jun2003 & ceased on 11Aug2012 (Low-cost carrier offering international scheduled domestic services from Catania Fontanarossa (CTA) in Sicily)
Wing   
Status : Not launched

Dates :

(2004)
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : No further information at this time
Yes Air  updated
Status : Inactive

Dates :

2005 - 2005
Airline Code : -- : ---
Genealogy : Nil tree
Comments : Yes Air was forced to suspend its operations due to a dispute with the Italian authorities. Air Lithuania has been operating an ATR 42-300 on behalf of Yes Air on a wet-lease basis
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