Ministry-Ita agreement: discounts for soldiers traveling with the national airline


Rome – The Ministry of Defense and Ita Airways have signed an agreement commercial it provides discounted rates dedicated to military and civilian defense personnel and their families.

The agreement was signed in the “Sala Quadri” of the Defense Staff, in the presence of the Undersecretary of State for Defense Senator Isabella Rauti, by Admiral Giuseppe Cavo Dragone, Chief of Defense Staff and by Dr. Fabio Maria Lazzerini , Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of Ita Airways.

“The convention was born from the synergy between the Defense and Ita Airways in favor of civilian and military personnel and their own family members. When the institutions and state structures work together and form a team to carry out initiatives like this, they contribute to strengthening the ‘Italian country system’. The memorandum of understanding also represents a concrete gesture of attention by the Defense towards its personnel”, said the Undersecretary of Defense Isabella Rauti, delegated by Minister Crosetto. Senator Rauti then thanked the Italian Flag Company for “the closeness towards the women and men of the Defense who in many circumstances serve far from their family context”.

The Admiral Dragon cable underlined how “this important initiative is relevant to the well-being of Armed Forces personnel, as he often works away from his loved ones, for this reason making these trips economically advantageous is an important facilitation, which will certainly see a positive and appreciated feedback by military and civilian Defense personnel”

“We are inaugurating, with the Defense General Staff, a new synergy that will see Ita Airways support the institution that contributes to guaranteeing safety in our country – he has declared Fabio Maria Lazzerini, Chief Executive Officer and General Manager of ITA Airways. “Over 300,000 compatriots, military and civilian personnel, and their families, will be able to take advantage of concessions to travel both for work and for pleasure, flying on our rapidly expanding network. We work every day to deserve the pride of being the flag carrier of one of the most important countries in the world for economy, culture and tourism: this means not only representing Italy in its modernity, promoting tourism and prestigious attractions, but also to be at the service of the country, its institutions, its companies and all citizens to ensure them the most effective and efficient connectivity”

The agreement with the Ministry of Defense envisagesand discounted fares on domestic, international and intercontinental flights on the Ita Airways network, to fly in the classrooms Economy, Superior, Business and Premium Economy. The dedicated fares of Ita Airways to the Ministry of Defense will be valid until 31 December 2024.

More information can be found on the company’s website , where a direct sales channel will also be active with a dedicated landing page. It will also be possible to purchase tickets through authorized travel agencies.

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