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Azores Airlines inaugurates Milan to Boston connection

DALLAS — Azores Airlines (S4) has inaugurated a new direct connection from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to Boston (BOS) via Ponta Delgada (PDL).

The new flight will operate with two weekly frequencies under the same flight number from Milan to Boston.

Photo: Lorenzo Giacobbo/Airways

Airways attended the ceremony in Milan Malpensa, together with Aldo Schmid, Head of Aviation Marketing, Negotiations & Traffic Rights SEA Aeroporti di Milano, and Josè Roque, CFO Sata Azores Airlines.

The flight marks another transatlantic addition to Milan Malpensa’s network.

Azores Airlines’ A321LR. Photo: Lorenzo Giacobbo/Airways

In 2024, the airport has recorded a year-on-year increase in passenger demand by 12%, adding 28 new services to its network.

In particular, Malpensa offers a record number of connections to the US East Coast, including a fifth-freedom flight operated by Emirates to New York (JFK).

The economy class on board Azores Airlines’ A321LR. Photo: Lorenzo Giacobbo/Airways

About Azores

The Ponta Delgada-based airline operates a fleet of 10 A320 and A320neo family. The airline also operates the A321LR and A321neo to destinations in the United States and Canada.

In 2023, approximately 17,000 passengers travelled from Milan to Ponta Delgada, highlighting a strong leisure demand. Recently, the airline has announced the resumption of its non-stop connection from Ponta Delgada to London.

Azores Airlines’ A321LR flight crew. Photo: Lorenzo Giacobbo/Airways

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