Aero Trasporti Italiani (ATI) was an Italian airline headquartered in Naples, Italy. It was founded in December 1963 as a subsidiary of Alitalia to take over secondary domestic routes operated by the other Alitalia subsidiary SAM. Operations began in June 1964 and terminated in November 1994 when the airline was merged back into Alitalia.

Aero Trasporti Italiani
IATA ICAO Callsign
Commenced operations1964
Ceased operations1994
Operating basesNaples, Italy
Fleet size93
Parent companyAlitalia - Linee Aeree Italiane S.p.A.

Code dataEdit


The McDonnell Douglas DC-9 series 32 was the first jet aircraft operated by Aero Trasporti Italiani.
The Fokker F-27 Friendship was the airline's first aircraft.
Aero Trasporti Historical Fleet
Aircraft Total Introduced Retired Remarks
ATR 42–312 10 1986 1990 [1]
Fokker F27-200 9 1964 1986 I-ATIM
leased to Libyan Airlines from 1967 to 1969[2]
Fokker F27-400 2 1964 1986 PH-ARO
leased from Fokker[3]
Fokker F27-600 4 1964 1986 I-ATIC, I-ATIN
leased to Italian Air Force for navigation calibration[4]
McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 30 1969 1994 14 delivered
16 leased from Alitalia[5]
McDonnell Douglas MD-82 38 1985 1994 I-DACU, I-DACV
leased from Alitalia [6]

Accidents and incidentsEdit

  • 16 April 1972 (1972-04-16): a Fokker F27, operating ATI flight 392, departed from Rome to Foggia, and crashed near Ardinello di Amaseno. All 18 people on board died.
  • 30 October 1972 (1972-10-30): a Fokker F27, registered as I-ATIR, departed from Naples to Bari and crashed into a hill about 43 miles from Bari. All 27 people on board died.[7]
  • 14 September 1979 (1979-09-14): a McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32, operating ATI flight 12, departed from Alghero to Cagliari and crashed into a ridge about 15 miles north of Cagliari. The pilot departed from the normal approach pattern to avoid thunderstorms. All 31 people on board died.[8]
  • 15 October 1987 (1987-10-15): an ATR-42 twin turboprop, operating ATI Flight 460, crashed at Conca di Crezzo near Lake Como, Italy, while en route from Milan to Cologne. Control of the aircraft was lost while flying in icing conditions. All 37 people on board were killed.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "ATR-42_312". rzjets. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  2. ^ "Fokker production list". Airport-Data. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  3. ^ "Fokker production list". Airport-Data. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  4. ^ "Fokker production list". Airport-Data. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  5. ^ "Aero Trasporti Italiani". Planespotters. Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  6. ^ "Planespotters". Retrieved 17 July 2019.
  7. ^ The Spokesman-Review - Google News Archive Search
  8. ^ ASN Aircraft accident McDonnell Douglas DC-9-32 I-ATJC Sarroch

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