In the same period, the Italian airline – set up in Turin in 1989 as the charter branch of Eurofly Service – after many years of succesful activity, was also struck by an unexpected financial crisis. Some months later Meridiana bought part of the capital of the ailing airline. During the Spring of 2007 the ACJ was seen stored without engines at Florence airport. Then the snake struck.
In the picture: Airbus A 319CJ I-ECJA operated by Alba Servizi Aerotrasporti. Malpensa airport, August 2007. (Aeromedia)
(Aeromedia, August 2007)