• Short Summary

    ALITALIA HAVE STARTED OPERATING A SERVICE TO TANANARIVE, THE CAPITAL OF THE MALAGASY REPUBLIC. LAST?

  • Description

    ALITALIA HAVE STARTED OPERATING A SERVICE TO TANANARIVE, THE CAPITAL OF THE MALAGASY REPUBLIC. LAST WEEK AN ALITALIA D.C.8 FLEW INTO THE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT ON AN INAUGURAL FLIGHT.

    MANY DISTINGUISHED PEOPLE WERE ON BOARD THE ALITALIA FLIGHT MAKING ITS INAUGURAL LANDING IN THE MALAGASY REPUBLIC. DR. ALFRED RAJOANARIVELO, THE MINISTER OF INFORMATION AND TOURISM WAS AT THE AIRPORT TO EXTEND A PERSONAL WARM WELCOME.

    AMONG THOSE ON THE FLIGHT WERE THE DIRECTOR-GENERAL OF ALITALIA, M. PIERRO VENTURINI AND MGR. VICHETTI, SECRETARY OF STATE AT THE VATICAN. THE MALAGASY AMBASSADOR IN ITALY, THE CHARGE D'AFFAIRE IN ROME, AND THE CONSULS TO NAPLES AND MILAN WERE ALSO ON THE FLIGHT AS WELL AS 55 TRAVEL AGENTS AND PACKAGE TOUR SPECIALISTS.

    AT THE AIRPORT THERE WAS A COLOURFUL DISPLAY OF TRADITIONAL DANCING.

    THE NEW ALITALIA ROUTE WILL FLY ROME-TANANARIVE-ROME VIA ATHENS NAIROBI AND DAR ES SALAAM.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA28W186WPO47K57ER9TWPR3602
    Media URN:
    VLVA28W186WPO47K57ER9TWPR3602
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/06/1968
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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