Meridiana fly S.p.A, operating as Meridiana, is the second largest airline in Italy. It offers domestic and international services. Meridiana, formerly Alisarda and Meridiana fly, is a privately owned Italian airline that operates scheduled and charter flights to domestic, European and international destinations from different Italian Bases. In this Meridiana Reviews, we will take a look at the services offered by the airline and the reaction/sentiments shared by it previous passengers.
Background, History, and More Information
The company was founded as Alisarda on March 29, 1963 by Prince Shah Karim Al Hussaini, Aga Khan IV, aiming to promote tourism in the island of Sardinia. Scheduled flights began in 1964 and it first international operations followed in 1991 to Barcelona, Frankfurt, London, and Paris.
Dr. Marco Rigotti is the current president of Meridiana. He was born on June 16, 1967. In 1992, he graduated in Corporate Economics at the Bocconi University of Milan, and in 1993 he registered with the Albo dei Dottori Commercialisti of Milan. He Dr. Rigotti serves as Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of Autogrill S.p.A.; Chairman of the Board of Statutory Auditors of World Duty Free S.p.A.; Chairman of Meridiana Fly S.p.A, Air Italy Holding srl., Air Italy S.p.A, and Meridiana Maintenance S.p.A; Director of Meridiana S.p.A and Geasar S.p.A.
Meridiana is headquartered in Olbia, Italy and its main hub is Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport. Its other operating bases are Milan-Malpensa Airport, Milan-Linate Airport, Naples International Airport, Rome-Fiumicino Airport and Verona Villafranca Airport
It has a fleet of 16 aircrafts, which consists of 6 Boeing 737-800, 1 Boeing 737-700, 1 Boeing 767-200, 3 Boeing 767-300 and 4 McDonnell Douglas MD82, serving 47 destinations.
Reviews/ What Users Have to Say
Meridiana can provide additional assistance to passengers with special needs. The passenger(s) in need of such assistance should inform the airline by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or contacting the +39 0789 52609 at least 24 hours prior to their departure.
The airline offers hot and cold beverages, snacks and meals depending on the duration of the flight. Passengers with specific dietary requirements are requested to inform the airline ahead of time in order to provide the needed meals. Requests for Kosher meals (on medium and long haul flights) should be made at least 48 before departure.
Meridiana provide inflight entertainment such as inflight magazine (Atmosphere), music, movies, and Ipad (for Electa Class) to make the journey more enjoyable for the passengers.
Meridiana Club is the frequent flyers program of Meridiana, using Avios as its reward currency. Members of the program may collect Avios when they avail services from Meridiana and their partners. Collected Avios may be spent on reward flights with Meridiana, British Airways and Iberia or to upgrade the passenger’s Meridiana Club card to Fly Pass Silver/Gold to enjoy added benefits.
- Website URL: www.meridiana.it
- Contact number: +39 0789 52 650
- Fax: +39 0789 52 861
- Head Office Address: Centro Direzionale, Costa Smeralda Airport, 07026 Olbia, Italy
To wrap it up…
Meridiana offers good services to their passengers, but there were some who were not satisfied with the services provided to them. Based on Meridiana reviews submitted to different websites, the airline receives a fair amount of positive and negative feedback from passengers who have used their services. We hope that this Meridiana Reviews will be helpful in making your plans for future trips.