Bulgaria Air and the new Italian national airline, ITA Airways, which inherited the bankrupt Alitalia, are starting to operate joint flights. To this end, the two companies signed a code share agreement. Thus, from Monday, November 8, passengers will be able to take advantage of more frequent flights at convenient hours to many destinations between Bulgaria and Italy. The partnership will strengthen the connection between the two countries by offering Italian passengers the opportunity to travel from Rome or Milan to Sofia, Varna or Burgas with Bulgaria Air flights. At the same time, the passengers of Bulgaria Air will be able to book flights to a number of beautiful places in Italy, where ITA Airways operates regular flights.
Thanks to the new code share agreement, from November 8, Bulgaria Air will add its FB code on 14 regular lines of the Italian carrier from Rome. Passengers will be able to enjoy Bari, Bologna, Brindisi, Genoa, Catania, Lamezia Terme, Milan (Linate Central Airport), Naples, Palermo, Reggio Calabria, Trieste, Turin, Venice, Verona. The Codeshare partnership provides passengers with the national airline's ability to fly 9 of ITA Airways' international routes - Amsterdam, Barcelona, Brussels, London (Heathrow), Malta, Nice, Paris, Tel Aviv and Tirana.
The aim of the two airlines is through the signing of the agreement to provide greater connectivity and convenient flights between Bulgaria and Italy and to encourage both travel for business purposes and business travel.
The joint flights are already embedded in the reservation systems of the two companies and can be purchased both through the websites of the airlines and through the travel agency network.