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Meridiana, an Italian airline was established in the name of Alisarda on 29th March 1963 by Prince Karim al- Hussayn Aga Khan to promote tourism in Sardinia. It scheduled flights commenced in 1964. Its name was changed to Meridiana on 3rd May 1991. The airlines headquarter is at Olbia with its main base at Olbia Costa Smeralda Airport. The Inauguration of Meridiana Fly, which was created after the merger of Eurofly with Meridiana, took place in 2010.

The sole objective of this merger was to connect the main Italian airports with the two largest islands Sardinia and Sicily. In October 2011, Meridiana acquired the properties Air Italy making it a subsidiary which now operates flight under the name of Meridiana, after rebranding its name from Air Italy and eliminating the suffix “fly” from the Meridiana Fly. Meridiana Airline has been operating flights for more than 50 years and is transporting 4 million passengers annually within Italy, Europe and international destinations.

Meridiana’s Hub, Bases and Destinations

Apart from its main hub atOlbia, the airline has operating bases in Milan-Malpensa Airport, Milan-Linate Airport, Naples International Airport, Rome-Fiumicino Airport&Verona Villafranca Airport. With its wide range of flights and leisure type destination (with respect to national & international short and medium-haul scheduled flights) from its main airport at Italy, it is possible to reach Sardinia, Sicily and Naples and major holiday destinations like the Mediterranean or in Egypt, Greece and the Red Sea. Its long range destinations services are from Milan Malpensa & Rome Fiumicino to Maldives, Kenya, Zanzibar, Santo Domingo and Brazil. The airline focuses mainly on these destinations Naples, Catania, Milan, Linate and Verona airport running their domestic flights.

The airlines, about 2 years ago, served few international services to UK (London Gatwick), Germany (Hamburg), France (Nice, Paris), Russia (Moscow, Saint Petersburg) which ensured it maintains its leadership in Sardinia. The other countries to which the airline travels to include Spain (Ibiza, Tenerife, Madrid, Fuerteventura, Palma de Mallorca, Menorca), Switzerland (Geneva), Belgium (Brussels) within Europe and outside of Europe it travels to Brazil, USA, Kenya, Mauritius and the Dominican Republic. The recent data available is from 15th November 2015 to 15th January 2016, shows that the most frequented destinations by this airline were Olbia - Bologna, Bologna - Cagliari, Turin - Cagliari, Olbia - Paris, Olbia - Rome, & Ancona - Paris.

Meridiana’s Aircrafts and Agreements

As per October of 2015, the airline has a total of 20 fleets under its belt which includes 2 Boeing 737-300, 3 Boeing 737-700, 4 Boeing 737-800, 1 Boeing 767-200ER, 2 Boeing 767-300ER, 7 McDonnell Douglas MD-82 and 1 McDonnell Douglas MD-83. Of which the Boeing fleets are operated by Air Italy.

The airline has codeshare agreements with Air Malta, Iberia & S7 Airline, which allows the airline number the flights from other airlines as their own and also market their products on the other’s flight.

Meridiana’s Reviews and Flight Statistics

The passengers travelling via Meridiana’s flights have rated the airline an average of 4 out 10 based upon their experience which includes food & beverages, Inflight entertainment, seat comfort, staff service, and value for money.

During the period of November 15th 2015 to January 15th 2016, the flights operating under this airline have a 86% rate of been on scheduled time while there have been no reports of any diversion or cancellation. But this doesn’t mean that there have been no delays. The airline has a delay percentage of 12% over the same period of time.

Meridiana’s Flight Delay and Cancellation Compensation

Since Meridiana is an Italian airline company, it is governed by the European law. And according to the air passenger rights 261/2004, if there is a flight delays of more than 3 hours or if the flight has been cancelled without prior notice, then a flight passenger can ask for reimbursement up to €600. If you are unable to get the right compensation you can always approach us (Claim Flights) to help you with it.

Who are we? How can we help you?

Claim Flights is a company specialized in helping air passengers who have been distressed due to the delay or cancelled flights. "No win, No Fee" is the policy that we follow which ensures that you pay only once we have won the claim for you. We have special team in place who have access to all the information such as the flight delay time, reasons for flight delay or cancellation, weather issues, natural disasters, extraordinary circumstances, etc. who can help you claim the flight compensation from the airline. All you have to do is provide us with the flight details such as your flight number and flight date and we will take care of all the other things like contacting the airline, getting solicitors (if needed), etc. To know how much amount you can claim for your delayed or cancelled flights, check our flight compensation calculator.

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