Deliveries start in 2002 I think. I believe the aircraft will operate routes such
as FCO/MXP to JFK, NRT, HKG, MIA, and possibly EZE. Not sure.
Alitalia's 747-200 fleet isn't really that old. I flew one a few years back from
JFK to Fiumicino and it had a certificate above the rear door stating that it
had been delivered in April 1985. Fifteen years old for a 747-200 is nothing.