Record results achieved in long-haul routes
Alitalia’s passenger revenues reported another increase in June 2019. In the first sixth month of this year, the Italian airline recorded 4.4 per cent increase in passenger revenues, compared to June of the previous year (month that recorded the highest revenue increase of 2018, with a growth at 10.6 per cent). Number of passengers carried also performed positive results in June, with 2.2 per cent increase, compared to the same month of 2018. The positive trend resulted from the airline repositioning in high value-added segment, as evidenced by the growth of revenues in corporate traffic by 4.6 per cent, recorded in the first semester of the year, with a growth by 5 per cent in business passengers carried. The success of the program dedicated to SMEs is also growing, with a 50 per cent revenues increase in the first half of the year.