Alitalia transports medical equipment in fight against covid-19

Alitalia continues to organize cargo flights with the purpose of transporting from China to Italy protective face masks and other medical equipment necessary to help Italian hospitals to manage the covid-19 emergency.

The Italian airline will operate this week three cargo flights to and from Shanghai with Boeing 777, the aircraft with the largest cargo capacity among the Airline’s fleet. The aircraft is stopping in Novosibirsk, Siberia, to alternate crews in service, in order to respect the restrictions put in force by the Chinese Authorities that impose the quarantine for travellers arriving from Italy, including the flight crews.

The second special Alitalia cargo flight from China will land in Rome Fiumicino airport tomorrow morning, 2 April, at 5:15 am with over 120 cubic meters of medical supplies stow

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