1960: Alitalia Trans-Atlantic Network

According to May 1960 of OAG Worldwide, Alitalia introduced first jet operation – DC8 – on 01JUN60. Initially the DC8 mostlyoperated Trans-Atlantic flight.

The 1960 Summer schedule of Alitalia’s Trans-Atlantic service is listed below:

Till 31MAY60, all service by DC-7C
AZ624 ROM1845 – 2015MIL2100 – 0755+1BOS0840+1 – 0945+1NYC 15
AZ602 ROM1845 – 2015MIL2100 – 0900+1NYC 236
AZ616 ROM2000 – 2335LON0035+1 – 0850+1NYC x127
AZ652 ROM1845 – 2015MIL2100 – 0800+1YMQ0845+1 – 1020+1NYC 47

AZ603 NYC1600 – 0945+1MIL1030+1 – 1155+1ROM 1
AZ613 NYC1600 – 0755+1LON0855+1 – 1125+1MIL1210+1 – 1335+1ROM 2
AZ653 NYC1600 – 1730YMQ1830 – 1150+1MIL1235+1 – 1400+1ROM 36
AZ625 NYC1600 – 1700BOS1745 – 1100+1MIL1145+1 – 1310+1ROM 47
AZ611 NYC1900 – 1315+1ROM 4
AZ611 NYC1600 – 1015+1ROM 5
AZ603 NYC1900 – 1245+1MIL1330+1 – 1455+1ROM 5
AZ617 NYC1900 – 1055+1LON1150+1 – 1500+1ROM 67

June 1960
DC8 introduced alongside with DC-7C

AZ624 ROM1845 – 2015MIL2100 – 0755+1BOS0840+1 – 0945+1NYC DC7 15
AZ602 ROM1400 – 1455MIL1540 – 1900NYC DC8 2
AZ610 ROM1845 – 0630+1NYC DC7 2
AZ602 ROM1845 – 2015MIL2100 – 0900+1NYC DC7 36
AZ616 ROM2000 – 2335LON0035+1 – 0850+1NYC DC7 35
AZ632 FCO1400 – 1615LON1705 – 1915NYC DC8 46
AZ652 ROM1845 – 2015MIL2100 – 0800+1YMQ0845+1 – 1020+1NYC DC7 47
AZ610 ROM2000 – 0745+1NYC DC7 46

AZ603 NYC1600 – 0945+1MIL1030+1 – 1155+1ROM DC7 15
AZ617 NYC1600 – 0755+1LON0855+1 – 1205+1ROM DC7 2
AZ603 NYC2200 – 1010+1MIL1055+1 – 1150+1ROM DC8 2
AZ653 NYC1600 – 1730YMQ1830 – 1150+1MIL1235+1 – 1400+1FCO DC7 36
AZ625 NYC1600 – 1700BOS1745 – 1100+1MIL1145+1 – 1310+1ROM DC7 47
AZ611 NYC1900 – 1315+1ROM DC7 47
AZ633 NYC2200 – 0935+1LON1025+1 – 1230+1ROM DC8 4
AZ617 NYC1900 – 1055+1LON1150+1 – 1500+1ROM DC7 56
AZ611 NYC2200 – 1035+1ROM DC8 6

July 1960
AZ624 ROM1100 – 1155MIL1240 – 1525BOS1610 – 1645NYC DC8 1
AZ602 ROM1400 – 1455MIL1540 – 1900NYC DC8 236
AZ616 ROM1845 – 2220LON2320 – 0735+1NYC DC7 47
AZ632 ROM1400 – 1615LON1705 – 1915NYC DC8 45
AZ652 ROM1845 – 2015MIL2100 – 0800+1YMQ0845+1 – 1020+1NYC DC7 5
AZ624 ROM1845 – 2015MIL2100 – 0755+1BOS0840+1 – 0945+1NYC DC7 6
AZ652 ROM1100 – 1155MIL1240 – 1530YMQ1615 – 1705NYC DC8 7

AZ603 NYC1600 – 0945+1MIL1030+1 – 1155+1ROM DC7 1
AZ633 NYC2200 – 0935+1LON1025+1 – 1230+1ROM DC8 146
AZ603 NYC2200 – 1010+1MIL1055+1 – 1150+1ROM DC8 2
AZ653 NYC2200 – 2255YMQ2355 – 1140+1MIL1225+1 – 1320+1ROM DC8 3
AZ625 NYC1600 – 1700BOS1745 – 1100+1MIL1145+1 – 1310+1ROM DC7 4
AZ613 NYC1600 – 0755+1LON0855+1 – 1125+1MIL1210+1 – 1335+1ROM DC7 5
AZ611 NYC2200 – 1035+1ROM DC8 5
AZ653 NYC1600 – 1730YMQ1830 – 1150+1MIL1235+1 – 1400+1ROM DC7 6
AZ625 NYC2200 – 2235BOS2320 – 1050+1MIL1135+1 – 1230+1ROM DC8 7

From 01AUG60 – 31OCT60
By this time all flights are operated by DC8. DC-7C is removed from Trans-atlantic flight

AZ624 ROM1100 – 1155MIL1240 – 1525BOS1610 – 1645NYC 15
AZ602 ROM1400 – 1455MIL1540 – 1900NYC 23
AZ652 ROM1100 – 1155MIL1240 – 1530YMQ1615 – 1705NYC 47
AZ632 ROM1400 – 1615LON1705 – 1915NYC x123
AZ626 MIL1340 – 1700NYC 6

AZ633 NYC2200 – 0935+1LON1025+1 – 1230+1ROM 14
AZ603 NYC2200 – 1010+1MIL1055+1 – 1150+1ROM 2
AZ653 NYC2200 – 2255YMQ2355 – 1140+1MIL1225+1 – 1320+1ROM 36
AZ625 NYC2000 – 2035BOS2120 – 0850+1MIL0935+1 – 1030+1ROM 47
AZ629 NYC2000 – 0735+1LON0825+1 – 0935+1MIL 5
AZ611 NYC2200 – 1035+1ROM 57
AZ633 NYC2000 – 0735+1LON0825+1 – 1030+1ROM 6

Decoding:
ROM Rome Ciampino West
MIL Milan Malpensa
LON London Central
YMQ Montreal Dorval
BOS Boston Logan
NYC New York Idlewild

Sleeping berth service on DC-7C only

-1 hour for North America: 31OCT60
-1 hour for London: 02OCT60 and beyond

No traffic rights for intra-Italy and intra-North America sectors.