Etihad-Alitalia-Expo2015Alitalia, Italy’s leading carrier, and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, have unveiled two aircraft in a unique Expo Milano 2015 livery to mark their co-sponsorship of the global event.

Expo 2015 will be held in Milan from 1 May 2015 to 31 October 2015 with an estimated 20 million visitors expected to attend the event of which more than a third will travel to the northern Italian city by air.

The Alitalia A330-200 and the Etihad Airways A330-200, both in the eye-catching special livery, will operate their first flights today, Tuesday 21 October, between Rome and Abu Dhabi and will carry the Expo 2015 “feeding the planet, energy for life” message worldwide.