Alitalia flight AZ 608 marking the resumption of the Airline direct services between Rome and New York, departed at 10:40 am this morning.
Flights to and from New York will be operated twice a week (from Italy on Tuesdays and Saturdays, from the United States on Wednesdays and Sundays) until 14 June. In the second half of June, the service will be increased to four days a week, with the addition of two flights from Italy on Thursdays and Sundays and two from New York on Mondays and Fridays.
The flight will land at New York JFK airport at 2:25 pm (local time). The departure of the Alitalia flight from the American city is scheduled at 5:05 pm (local time) with arrival in Fiumicino at 7:40 am of the following morning.
All passenger flights are operated with reduced aircraft capacity, in order to comply with the provisions of the Italian law on social distancing on board aircraft.