(ANSA) – CAGLIARI, NOV 19 – The precautionary petition presented by Ita against the Sardinia Region against the assignment to Volotea of the territorial continuity connections between the three Sardinian airports of Cagliari, Alghero and Olbia and the Rome Fiumicino airports was rejected and Milan Linate. This was decided by the judges of the First section of the Sardinian TAR who rejected the request for suspension and then cancellation of the race.
The ordinance was signed by the college chaired by Dante D’Alessio – alongside Raffaello Scarpato and Tito Aru, who physically drafted the decree. The appeal was filed with the lawyers Filippo Modulo, Giulio Napolitano, Emanuela Devoto Ticca, Alfredo Vitale and Luca Masotto, while the Region was formed with Mattia Pani and Alessandra Putzu.
The State Attorney for the Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport and the lawyers of Volotea, Laura Pierallini, Ilaria Gobbato and Michele Carpagnano were also present at the precautionary hearing in the chambers.
Ita (heir of Alitalia) asked to suspend the decision of 13 October last with which the negotiated emergency procedure for the assignment of the continuity routes to Volotea was completed. The TAR clarifies that some aspects will be addressed on the merits in the hearing already set for February 2 next for the decision regarding the first tender.
“The request for a precautionary suspension measure requested by Ita – reads the ordinance – arises, in the comparison of the interests involved, in terms that are certainly recessive with respect to the pre-eminent public interest of not incurring interruptions in the regular performance of the air transport between the island and the continent that Volotea has already started “. In short, while awaiting the judgment on the merits of February, the most important interest now is to preserve the territorial continuity service which, if suspended, could cause enormous inconvenience to Sardinian citizens. (HANDLE).
Source From: Ansa