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Meridiana is an Italian airline,with its headquarters in Olbia.

The company was set up with the name of Alisarda on 29 March 1963, with the aim of promoting tourism in Sardinia. In 1991 the name was changed to Meridiana.

Thanks to the merger with the carrier Eurofly and to the acquisition of the company Air Italy, both charter airlines, during last five years, Meridiana has become one of the most important player in international leisure flights and its growth towards new medium and long haul destinations is still ongoing.

The Company connects the main Italian airports with Sardinia as well as with Mediterranean or Egyptian destinations, like Canary and Balearic islands, Greece and Red Sea.

The principal international destinations are USA (New York and Miami), Cairo, Moscow, Mauritius, Kenya, Zanzibar, Madagascar, Cabo Verde, Senegal, Nigeria, Ghana, Santo Domingo, Cuba and Brazil.

Since Qatar Airways has entered in the ownership, Meridiana is controlled by AQA Holding (51% Alisarda and 49% Qatar Airways) and a process of revision of the strategy and renewal of the fleet is currently ongoing.

The Company’s fleet consists of Boeing 737, Boeing 767 and McDonnell Douglas MD80 (those last ones operate regularly on schedule flights activity till the end of October 2017)

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