Via Paris the cost rises to 1,806 euros
Alternatively, you can go to New York by stopping in Paris, with Alitalia the first route and with Air France from Paris to New York. The minimum price indicated on the airline’s website for departure on 2 June is 1,806.15 euros one way (Economy Flex fare).
Fiumicino is the pivot, Linate remains closed
Flights are already increasing, mainly from Rome Fiumicino, then from Milan Malpensa. The airport of Linate instead it is closed, except for private flights, according to the decree of the Minister of Transport in agreement with the Minister of Health of 17 May, valid until 2 June. The minister, said the decree, “deemed it necessary to limit air traffic to and from Milan Linate airport, based on the observations made by the management company Sea Spa, with note no. 5183 of May 6, 2020, to general aviation services only “(ie private flights). In practice, Sea has decided to concentrate traffic on Malpensa. The airports of Verona, Brindisi, Reggio Calabria and Trapani are also currently closed. Bergamo is Florence they just reopened with the decree of May 17th.
The connections from Rome
Alitalia said that from today from Rome, after having increased the connections with Cagliari (4 to 6 per day between round trips), will increase flights with Catania is Palermo (6 to 8 per day). In June the company will connect Fiumicino with Alghero, Bologna, Bari, Genoa, Lamezia Terme, Milan (it has not indicated which stopover, for now the flights are only with Malpensa «until the reopening of Linate»), Naples, Olbia, Pisa, Turin , Venice. For abroad, in June from Fiumicino there will be flights to Barcelona, Madrid, Frankfurt, Monaco, Paris, London, Brussels, Geneva, Zurich.
In Milan you fly only from Malpensa
Milan-Rome flights are now only from Malpensa, 8 per day. The company said that in June from Malpensa it will also make two return flights a day with Bari, Catania and Palermo (“except for any extensions of the restrictions for Sicily currently in force”) and four connections a day in territorial continuity in Sardinia with Cagliari, Alghero and Olbia (i.e. two outward and two return flights to each of these destinations). In short, from Malpensa you will not fly abroad.
Seats on Airbus 320s
As for the seats on the planes, on the other Airbuses of the A320 family, usually used for domestic and European flights, the seats that can be used with a minimum distance of one meter are 37-38% of the total, except for the A320 “densified” at 180 seats, in which only 60 can be used, as already mentioned.