Fly America to Italy.
Further to your many requests about flights from America to Italy and onward flights to Sicily to visit Salemi for the MIPC Discovering Salemi trip, If you can’t get a direct flight to Palermo(PMO)then I would recommend that you fly to Italy mainland hubs, like Rome, Milan Malpensa or even via London or Paris, then make a connecting flight to Palermo(PMO) or Trapani(TPS) in Sicily.
For transatlantic flight to Italy Book on Eurofly
Eurofly has scheduled direct flights from New York JFK to Palermo (Falcone Borsellino) & viceversa.
For details visit Eurofly
Alitalia has scheduled direct flights from the following US cities to Rome (Fiumicino) and Milan (Malpensa):
From Atlanta, New York JFK, Newark NJ – to Rome
From Atlanta, Boston, Chicago O’Hare, Miami, New York JFK, Newark NJ – to Milan
For further details please visit Alitalia
Connecting domestic flights in Italy can be booked via :
There are number of domestic carriers within Italy, ranging from Alitalia (the largest choice, but with a poor reputation for lost luggage and poor service), to Air One, Meridiana, Volare and Blue Panorama Airlines.
Alitalia flights in Italy
The national carrier with the widest network of routes, for example with up to 41 flights daily between Milan and Rome. Unfortunately Alitalia have something of a reputation for losing baggage and surly, un-cooperative staff which dissuades their clients from travelling with them again. But now they have relaunched their service as from the 13th January 2009 and partnered with Airone things are improving.
Air One flights in Italy
Air One is a partner of German carrier Lufthansa and has a comprehensive domestic service within Italy with many cities served, including Milan, Pisa, Rome, Venice, Bologna, Genoa, Turin, Pescara, Crotone, Bari, Brindisi, Lamezia, Palermo, Catania, Trapani, Cagliari and Alghero.
Volare flights in Italy
Little known Italian carrier linking Milan with Pescara, Brindisi, Lamezia, Catania, Cagliari and Alghero.
Meridiana flights in Italy
Meridiana are a long-establish Italian carrier now with a wide network of services, and with good links from mainland cities to Sardinia. Other key destinations apart from Cagliari and Olbia are Rome, Naples, Florence, Catania, Palermo, Milan, Turin and Bologna.
Blue Panorama Airlines flights in Italy
Domestic carrier with some international routes Blue Panorama celebrates 10 years of aviation in 2008. Blue Panorama Airlines/Blu Express services the main Italian airports, the European capitals and the tourist resorts of the Mediterranean basin and link many major Italian cities including Rome with Milan, Catania and Bari and Bologna with Bari with more destinations in the summer season.
Sicilian airport information for Salemi:
Palermo Airport – Falcone Borsellino (PMO) offers direct flights from all major Italian airports, and low-cost connections with European cities such as Amsterdam, Barcelona, Köln, London (with Ryanair from Stansted and Easyjet from Gatwick), Paris and others.
Aereoporto Vincenzo Florio di Trapani/Birgi (TPS) there are lots of low-cost flights with Ryanair from London Luton, Birmingham, Dublin, Barcelona (Girona), Bremen, Paris (Beauvais), Brussels, Dusseldorf (Weeze), Franfurt (Hahn), Oslo, Stockholm, Rome, Bologna, Milan, Venice and Pisa (Florence).
The International Airport of Catania (CTA) is 50 km from Taormina (east sicily). The airport offers connections with all the major Italian and European cities, including all the capitals. Try to avoid flying into Catania as it is a 3 hour journey to Salemi.