The Italian air carrier begins nonstop service between Dulles and Rome in June 2023

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announced Thursday that ITA Airways will commence new, nonstop service between Rome’s Fiumicino International Airport (FCO) and Dulles International Airport (IAD) on June 2, 2023. Flights will initially operate five times a week before shifting to daily service on August 1, 2023. Passengers on this new route will travel aboard Airbus A330-neo aircraft. 

ITA widebody aircraft

“Dulles International Airport welcomes ITA Airways to the Washington, D.C., region,” said Airports Authority Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer Chryssa Westerlund. “With a direct link between the capital cities of the United States and Italy, travelers on both sides of the Atlantic will have more access to family-friendly vacation options, as well as vibrant and thriving business opportunities.”

ITA Airways’ new route to Washington, D.C., will become one of five U.S. gateways for the Italian carrier. Flights can be purchased now by visiting

The schedule for the new service, effective June 2, 2023, is as follows:  


Flight No. From To Departure/Arrival Days of Operation

AZ 619 



16:20  /  07:05 +1 

Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun 

AZ 618 



10:20  /   14:20 

Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat, Sun 


"The new connections to Washington and San Francisco further enrich the intercontinental network of ITA Airways, which is one of the Company's main assets," said Emiliana Limosani, chief commercial officer of ITA Airways and CEO Volare. "With the launch of the new destinations, we consolidate the company's expansion process towards the US market, the first international market for ITA Airways. The multiple offers from the Rome Fiumicino hub will allow us to be the reference carrier from the United States to Italy and via Rome to Europe and the Mediterranean for the Italian community and the main communities of the Mediterranean countries." 

About ITA Airways

ITA Airways is a company totally owned by the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance for the exercise of business in the air transport sector. ITA Airways aims at creating an efficient and innovative air carrier that will become a reference point in providing Italy with quality connectivity both in terms of international destinations, thus boosting tourism and foreign trade, and within the country, also taking advantage of the train-air integrated mobility. ITA Airways will place the best customer service at the center of its strategy (through a strong digitization of processes that ensure a best-in-class experience and personalized services), combined with sustainability, in its environmental (new green and technologically advanced aircraft, use of sustainable fuels), social (equality and inclusion for a gender-neutral company) and governance (integration of sustainability into internal strategies and processes) aspects. ITA Airways is a member of SkyTeam alliance as of October 2021.