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A319 For Alitalia?

Wed Oct 04, 2000 5:36 pm

Hi guys,
I just read on that Alitalia has ordered 2 A319-100 and converted 8 A320 and 2 A321 options in A319 orders. The total would be 12 A319, 11 A320 and 23 A321.
Anyway that site reports the orders in July 2000 but till now I never heard nothing about it. I also tried to seek something in Alitalia and Airbus website but without results.
Is there someone who can tell me more or was that just an error?


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RE: A319 For Alitalia?

Wed Oct 04, 2000 7:10 pm


Humm... I don't think this had happened yet. But I'm not sure though... maybe someone can confirm this.

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RE: A319 For Alitalia?

Wed Oct 04, 2000 8:26 pm

The 319s were ordered and confirmed several weeks back as conversions from 320s. The company is also looking at more Airbuses or Boeings (B717?) to replace remaining MD-80s.
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RE: A319 For Alitalia?

Wed Oct 04, 2000 9:17 pm

Thanks for your infos.
Anyway I am still sceptic about it because I didn't read anything on Italian aviation magazines which always put Alitalia's order in capital size.
If you take a look at Alitalia website ( you can still read that there are 6 A320 in fleet of the 19 ordered and no mention to the A319.
Do you have some source where I can read more?

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RE: A319 For Alitalia?

Wed Oct 04, 2000 11:40 pm


Airbus does list this order in their "Market Successes" subheading in the Media page. You must have Excel to read the table, however.

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