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Italy’s Second Airline Debuts in US, in Time for Post-Vaccination Vacations

Premium cabin seats on Neos Air. Credit Neos Air.

 

By Larry Olmsted

Neos is not a new airline, but if you live in the U.S. it is new to you. And it is relatively new in any case, launched in 2002, giving it one of the youngest airline fleets in the sky, including six latest-generation Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners.

Neos is Italy’s second largest airline after Alitalia, and it just received official approval from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) to begin operating scheduled passenger flights to and from New York. The first trans-Atlantic route will be New York JFK-Milan Malpensa, beginning in the second half of June 2021, with twice-weekly “Covid-Tested” flights … continue reading

 

 

Award-winning travel journalist Larry Olmsted is the author of “Real Food, Fake Food.” He is a Contributing Editor to US Airways Magazine and Cigar Aficionado Magazine and “The Great Life” columnist for Forbes.com. His newest book is“Fans: How Watching Sports Makes Us Happer, Healthier, and More Understanding.” 

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