The Italian airline Alitalia has reported a 10.6% increase in passenger revenue in June 2018, compared to June 2017, the company said.
Alitalia said the double-digit increase was driven by all sectors: national, international and intercontinental flights.
Following the increase by 6.4 per cent in first quarter 2018, in second quarter this year, overall, Alitalia recorded passenger revenues increase by 7.3 per cent compared to the same period of the previous year.
Number of passengers carried also shows positive results in June: the airline carried 2,020,402 passengers with a 1.7 per cent increase compared to June 2017. The growth was driven in particular by the long-haul sector which recorded a double-digit increase (+11.4 per cent) with 265,086 passengers carried.
Alitalia has long-haul aircraft (Boeing 777-300 ER, Boeing 777-200 ER, Airbus A330-200), medium-haul aircraft (Airbus A321, Airbus A320, Airbus A319) and regional aircraft (Embraer 190 and Embraer 175).
In 2017 Alitalia carried 21.3 million passengers. As part of its 2018 summer schedule, Alitalia flies to 94 destinations, including 26 Italian and 68 international destinations, with 4,000 weekly flights. Alitalia is a member of the SkyTeam alliance.