May 20, 2022

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Sardinia, Volutia and ETA launch regional continuity of summer aviation: governed fares for residents and other categories

there Common Air Regional ContinuityAnd without public incentives, it launches on Sunday, May 15th in the sky Sardinia. For twelve months on planes Volutia And ETA AirlinesThe Rates for residents will be supported and the number of persons belonging to the equivalent categories (from handicapped ai Senior citizens And University students), while all other passengers pay for tickets at market rates. The two companies achieved, last month, a Ad approval To divide roads into airports Cagliari And Olympia towards Rome Fiumicino And Milan LinateWhile managing links on Alghero It will only be a carrier born of ashes Alitaliawhich appeared on Sunday in the Sardinian sky.

Sardinian delicacy – Eta and Volutia (the Spanish company was awarded last October, a decrease of 41% 37 millionthe negotiating action launched by the region to ensure 7 months of territorial continuity after the last Alitalia flight) decided to travel to and from the island to guarantee residents tickets at controlled prices, without use (for the next 12 months) Regional Compensation. Not a charitable gesture, of course, but a testament to how attractive the island is to airlines. Especially in the summer, when passenger traffic is high. Eta was the first to express an interest in bearing the burden of continuity, without benefiting from any public contribution. A challenge in the sky was accepted, in turn, by the Spanish low cost, but interested in the routes from Cagliari and Olbia to Rome and Milan and left Alghero’s center in Ita.

Fears – To present doubts Arnaldo BoedduSecretary-General of Filter-Cgil Sardinia, which highlights the lack of an address from the region to ensure that the tourism sector is not penalized: “La Giunta Solinas I didn’t expect Ceiling price To progress, unlike what the previous regional government did, this may cause a Unexplained increase in tickets For non-residents and everyone who does not fall within the supported categories.”

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But this is not the only concern raised by the union representative, who adds: “Some roads, some flight times and on certain days, especially in winter, are not profitable and there is a risk that once the summer season ends there, you find yourself in serious trouble.” One above all, according to Boedo, could be ” Possibility to cancel flights due to the lack of a minimum number of passengers able to ensure adequate income for the company.” The Sardinian leader then referred to Filt-CGIL to the declaration that the region must ensure two years of regional continuity, beyond 2023. The road still seems daunting: “I think They are waiting to solve some problems withEuropean Union And maybe they’ll talk about it again near the election campaign.”

Tribute to Gigi Riva bomber – For the first flight from Sardinia, the former Alitalia company chose the aircraft intended for it Gigi RivaCagliari striker who won the Scudetto title in 1970. And who knows if this unique coincidence is not a good omen for the Sardinian team, who will play on Sunday at home for their stay in the Italian Serie A in a difficult challenge withInter.