Air Italy Takes Off With Toronto Pride

Air Italy is launching its first direct flights to Canada on May 6 with the inauguration of its direct Milan Malpensa-Toronto service.

Along with the new service, Air Italy also announced that it is partnering with the Toronto Pride 2019 Festival as the Official European Carrier of the event.

The new route which will be the third new international launch of 2019 in May — following the scheduled launch of services to Los Angeles and San Francisco on April 3 and April 10 respectively — will make Toronto Air Italy’s fifth new North America route after the 2018 launches of New York and Miami.

Rossen Dimitrov, Air Italy chief operating officer, commented: “Since the rebranding program started last March, Air Italy has been clear in its focus as an innovative and contemporary airline focused on providing an exemplary customer experience.”

Dimitrov continued: “Inherent within that — and as shown through our tagline, Imagine The World Differently — is a requirement that we must live, support and drive awareness of our core brand values, such as inclusivity and freedom of choice. By promoting the beauty of our differences, Air Italy will continue to Imagine The World Differently.”

He said that: “Given this, and with our highly anticipated launch of services to Canada in May, we are absolutely delighted to be able to take on our role as Official European Carrier for Toronto Pride 2019. In tandem with this, because we highly value equality and inclusiveness, we have, and will continue to, review all our policies to ensure that we live by these values, both for our staff and our customers.”

He also pointed out that: “With this announcement, Air Italy is delighted to invite our customers to take advantage of our special promotion offer and join us and take part in Toronto Pride 2019, one of Canada’s most important art and culture events, and one of the world’s largest Pride celebrations, as well as one of the greatest international street festivals, with its program that lasts throughout the whole of June.”

Air Italy is also offering a special Promo Code – AIRITALYPRIDE – that offers a 20% discount on the return fares with departures from Italy on the website until Feb. 25 got flights to Toronto between June 16 and June 30.

The new service to Canada will be operated daily except for Thursday. Toronto will be easily accessible with comfortable seamless connections from seven Italian cities (Rome, Naples, Palermo, Catania, Lamezia Terme, Olbia and Cagliari via Malpensa.

All Air Italy’s new services between Milan Malpensa and Canada, are being operated with Air Italy’s new long-haul Airbus A330-200, which offers up to 24 seats in the exclusive Business Class cabin making it possible to fly with maximum comfort in fully lie-flat seats with signature Italian cuisine accompanied by a selection of champagnes and Italian fine wines, Wi-Fi service, an extensive inflight entertainment service and the personalized attention from its on-board staff.

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