Italiatour operating licence suspended

Italy’s Civil Aviation Authority, ENAC, has suspended Italiatour‘s operating licence. The airline has not operated any flights since 21 September, and its sole aircraft, RJ85 I-CLBA (msn E2300), has been in Basel since 27 September, reportedly for an engine change. Although Italiatour had announced that a new schedule centered on […]

Italiatour to shift flights to Genova

Italiatour Airlines is planning to switch its hub to Genova beginning on 30 October. Flights will be operated to Barcelona (three times a week), Crotone (daily except Sunday), and Palermo (three times a week). The airline will also continue its routes from Crotone to Bologna and to Brescia (each three […]

Italiatour RJ85 I-CLBA in Basel

Hemus Air BAe 146-200 LZ-HBB flying for Belle Air

Italiatour suspends services

Italiatour Airlines has cancelled all its flights following maintenance problems with its sole aircraft, Avro RJ85 I-CLBA (msn E2300). The emergency oxygen system was discovered not to be functioning properly following a flight from Crotone to Bologna on 21 September. The RJ85 was later ferried to the airline’s base at Brescia, […]

Italiatour Airlines changes routes

Italian Avro RJ operator Italiatour Airlines is modifying its network, shifting its center of gravity from Brescia to Crotone. On 18 July, the airline started a four times weekly service between Crotone and Bologna. The loss-making Brescia-Roma segement of the company’s initial Brescia-Roma-Crotone route will be dropped in early September, […]

Italiatour Avro RJ85 I-CLBA

Italiatour Airlines begins operations

New Italian Avro RJ operators Italiatour Airlines flew its first services on 8 April, when Avro RJ85 I-CLBA (msn E2300) operated flight OI111 from Brescia to Roma Fiumicino. She then continued to Crotone as OI312, arriving an hour behind schedule. The RJ85 then retraced her steps. A similar rotation was […]

Italiatour Airlines Avro RJ85 I-CLBA

First Italiatour Avro RJ painted

The first former Club Air Avro RJ for startup Italiatour Airlines has been painted. Avro RJ85 I-CLBA (msn E2300) returned to Verona on 21 February after being painted at Köln. The company intends to begin operations shortly, initially flying from Brescia’s Montichiari Airport to Roma (Fiumicino), Napoli, and Catania. Catullo […]

Brescia Airport backs Italiatour

Catullo spa, which manages Brescia’s Montichiari Airport, has announced that it will provide EUR1.6 million to Italiatour Airlines to support operations from the airport. Brescia was left without scheduled services when McDonnell Douglas MD-80 operator Air Bee suspended operations in September. Italiatour is being established by the Soglia Group and […]

Former Club Air Avro RJs at Verona