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Air Italy starts Delhi-Milan flight

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Italian carrier Friday commenced to from the national capital and has high expectations from the Indian market as it expands in Asia, a senior said.

Air Italy's said the is to enter into an interline agreement with full Vistara.

Earlier, the had erroneously mentioned it was to enter into a code share arrangement.

An interline agreement refers to a pact to issue and accept tickets for flights that are operated by the

The first flight of to Milan, operated with an A330-200 aircraft, took off from here in the morning.

The Italian would operate three weekly flights from the national captial to and starting December 14, there would be to from

"The launch of our India-sector represents another major step forward for and reinforces our commitment to our network expansion plans in Asia," Dimitrov said at a press briefing here.

He noted that is a great market and there are "very high expectations" as there is an opportunity to grow.

The flight to Milan would operate on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday. From Milan, the flight would be on Monday, Thursday and Saturday.

is the fourth intercontinental route for Air Italy this year after flights to New York, and

Air Italy is 51 per cent owned by and the remaining 49 per cent is with

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First Published: Fri, December 07 2018. 19:05 IST