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Alitalia-Aprilia Racing Sponsorship

26 April, 2020
Italy’s national airline, Alitalia (CAI) as we all know by now, will be the title sponsor Aprilia’s World Superbike effort for the next two years.Alitalia, who is still in the red (on Tuesday there was a 4 hour strike) will…

Aprilia and Alitalia Together in 2010

22 April, 2020
Back in November we reported that Alitalia would probably sponsor Aprilia in WSBK as a marketing move to promote both Italian brands.Alitalia and Aprilia (Piaggio Group) are both part of CEO’s Roberto Colaninno’s financial empire and will officially announce in…

Gabriele del Torchio to leave Ducati for Alitalia?

11 April, 2020
According to several Italian media sources, Ducati’s CEO Gabrele del Torchio will soon be leaving to take over the reigns of struggling Alitalia, replacing Andrea Ragnetti who resigned last February after the company reported a net loss of 280 million…

Alitalia gets best airline food award

9 April, 2020
This might be hard to believe for some, but it turns out that Italian airline Alitalia, which has been through a tumultuous period of late, has received the award for the best airline food from the US magazine Global Traveler.…

WSBK: Aprilia Alitalia Racing Team Unveiled

2 April, 2020
Our Italian cousins over at Motoblog were at the Aprilia Alitalia Racing Team presentation that was held today at the airport of Fiumicino in Roma for the official unveiling of Aprilia’s RSV4 new Tricolour livery for the 2010 World Superbike…

WSBK – Alitalia to sponsor Aprilia?

27 March, 2020
Alitalia, Italy’s former national airline company, now called Alitalia-CAI is close to closing a two year sponsorship deal with Aprilia’s Superbike factory team.CAI is owned by a group of Italian investors led by Piaggio’s President Roberto Colaninno who also controls…

Daniela Martani, the Italian air stewardess turned showgirl

14 March, 2020
Air stewardess Daniela Martani made headlines all over the country when Alitalia, Italy’s largest airline, risking bankruptcy, started to lay off its workers; she was snapped at Fiumicino Airport holding a noose and railing against the carrier! Her popularity got…