Albastar presents their Standard for Papal Blessing. New Rome Lourdes Flights to start on June 22nd
During the Papal Audience today dedicated to the care of the sick and disabled, Alba Star airlines of Spain presented their Company Stardard to Pope Francis for his blessing. The airline confirmed that the new flights from Rome to Lourdes and return, flying each Monday and Thursday will commence on 22nd June despite problems at Rome Fiumicino caused by a major fire in Terminal 3.
Alba Star Airlines is Europe’s top pilgrimage airline to Lourdes, France specializing also in the carriage of sick and disabled as well as pilgrims. Some 70,000 passengers are expected to fly with Alba Star this year to/from Lourdes, with also the fitting of special stretchers if required to the fleet of four Boeing 737-400 aircraft.
“The Company Standard will be carried on all Rome-Lourdes flights so that all pilgrims maybe close to the good wishes and blessings of Pope Francis, who we are all preying will visit Lourdes later this year” confirmed Michael Harrington, Managing Director of Alba Star present at the Papal audience.