OFFER & NEWS: Another Avios airline bites the dust, New York for £929 all business class, Airportr improvements & discount
Another Avios airline bites the dust One of the lesser known Avios partners (but not oneworld) is Air Italy, which was formerly known as Meridiana. Qatar Airways had bought a 49% stake in the airline over 2 years ago with the promise of a new fleet of aircraft, rebranding and many new destinations expected. Sadly yesterday it was announced that Air Italy had suspended all operations. The airline is now in liquidation, a process in Italy known as 'liquidazione in bonis' - which involves halting operations but paying off outstanding debts and staff salaries. Air Italy has four Airbus A330-200s,