Privately held Italian carrier Air One is seriously considering launching long-haul flights from its Rome Fiumicino base, Head of Network and Marketing Giorgio De Roni told ATWOnline at the IATA AGM in Paris. "We are evaluating the opportunities," De Roni said. "Alitalia is going through a difficult time, but they will recover. Maybe we should seize the opportunity." Air One intends to deploy A340-300s for its long-haul operations, with De Roni saying, "We are talking to different lessors; ...

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