Italian airline forgets that Sicily exists

Italy’s largest airline, Alitalia, is apologizing to Sicilians after its in-flight magazine forgot to include the islanders’ home on a map: A passenger told the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera that she noticed Sicily was missing — while she was on a flight to the island. Smaller islands, such as Sardinia, were in the right ...

584712_090619_italy_pol_20042.jpg
584712_090619_italy_pol_20042.jpg

Italy's largest airline, Alitalia, is apologizing to Sicilians after its in-flight magazine forgot to include the islanders' home on a map:

A passenger told the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera that she noticed Sicily was missing — while she was on a flight to the island.

Smaller islands, such as Sardinia, were in the right place on the map."

Italy’s largest airline, Alitalia, is apologizing to Sicilians after its in-flight magazine forgot to include the islanders’ home on a map:

A passenger told the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera that she noticed Sicily was missing — while she was on a flight to the island.

Smaller islands, such as Sardinia, were in the right place on the map.”

So, does that mean — at least for a time — Sicily residents were a stateless people?

Getty Images

Brian Fung is an editorial researcher at FP.
Tag: Europe

More from Foreign Policy

An illustration shows George Kennan, the father of Cold War containment strategy.
An illustration shows George Kennan, the father of Cold War containment strategy.

Is Cold War Inevitable?

A new biography of George Kennan, the father of containment, raises questions about whether the old Cold War—and the emerging one with China—could have been avoided.

U.S. President Joe Biden speaks on the DISCLOSE Act.
U.S. President Joe Biden speaks on the DISCLOSE Act.

So You Want to Buy an Ambassadorship

The United States is the only Western government that routinely rewards mega-donors with top diplomatic posts.

Chinese President Xi jinping  toasts the guests during a banquet marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on September 30, 2019 in Beijing, China.
Chinese President Xi jinping toasts the guests during a banquet marking the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China on September 30, 2019 in Beijing, China.

Can China Pull Off Its Charm Offensive?

Why Beijing’s foreign-policy reset will—or won’t—work out.

Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar chairs a meeting in Ankara, Turkey on Nov. 21, 2022.
Turkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar chairs a meeting in Ankara, Turkey on Nov. 21, 2022.

Turkey’s Problem Isn’t Sweden. It’s the United States.

Erdogan has focused on Stockholm’s stance toward Kurdish exile groups, but Ankara’s real demand is the end of U.S. support for Kurds in Syria.