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Alitalia will operate on 26 March special flights from Dublin, Cairo and Belgrade to repatriate over 900 Italian citizens

In coordination with the Crisis Unit of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Alitalia continues to organize special flights in order to repatriate Italian citizens, especially students and young workers, still stranded abroad.

The Italian airline has scheduled for tomorrow, Thursday 26 March, two special flights from Dublin, one from Cairo and one from Belgrade, all to Rome Fiumicino airport, which will allow to repatriate over 900 compatriots.

Alitalia will operate flights from Ireland and Egypt with Airbus 330, a large-capacity aircraft that usually flies on long-haul routes.

Furthermore, the Italian airline, accepting the request of the Irish Ministry of Foreign Affairs, liaised with the involved institutions to allow also Irish citizens stuck in Italy to use the second of the two flights departing tomorrow from Rome to Dublin for their return to Ireland.

To ease passengers to get on board also on these special air services, the Company allows bookings on the alitalia.com website.

Alitalia will also operate tomorrow a charter flight between Rome and Basel to bring home some foreign passengers disembarked from a cruise at the port of Civitavecchia, near Rome.

Alitalia remains in close contact with the Crisis Unit of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs in order to organize new special flights to repatriate Italian citizens stranded abroad, or foreign citizens still in Italy.