In the new ITA Airways "Piazza di Spagna" Lounge, at Terminal E of Rome Fiumicino airport, Alfredo Altavilla, Executive Chairman of ITA Airways and Fabio Lazzerini, CEO of ITA Airways, presented the new Volare loyalty program and unveiled the names of the blue champions to whom the planes with blue livery have been dedicated. In addition to the national and foreign press, the Undersecretary for Sport Valentina Vezzali, the President of CONI Giovanni Malag˛, and the President and CEO of Sport Salute S.p.A. were guests of ITA. Vito Cozzoli, later Bebe Vio, Gregorio Paltrinieri, Simone Barlaam, Giuseppe Abbagnale, Novella Calligaris, Deborah Compagnoni, Flavia Pennetta, Francesca Schiavone, Adriano Panatta, Filippo Ganna, Andrea Lucchetta, Dino Meneghin, Gustav Thoeni, Elisa Balsamo, Giacomo Agostini, and with them the President Giovanni Petrucci, Mrs. Federica Cappelletti (widow of Paolo Rossi), Nicola Riva (son of Gigi), the heirs Gioia Bartali and Angelo Fausto Coppi, and the Director of the Museum dedicated to Tazio Nuvolari, Giuseppe Pottocar.
The one named after a great driver, Tazio Nuvolari, could not be missing.
A champion who made the history of Italian sport, multiple champion of motorcycles and cars, who dominated the racing scene from 1922 to 1950 with record victories and exploits to the limit of the impossible. The sixth Airbus, an Ita Airways A330 with the new blue livery that made the first flight on the Rome-New York international route.
The video story of the presentation LINK.