ITA Airways (AZ, Rome Fiumicino) took delivery of the first of its seventeen A330-900s on May 26, 2023.

EI-HJN (msn 2035) was delivered directly from the Airbus facility at Toulouse Blagnac to Rome Fiumicino. It is the first of ten A330-900s the carrier will take from the manufacturer in addition to a further seven units on due from lessors, including five from Air Lease Corporation and two from AerCap/GECAS, the ch-aviation fleets advanced module shows. EI-HJN is ALC-owned.

The carrier will outfit its A330-900s with 291 passenger seats, including 201 in economy class, 36 in comfort economy, 24 in premium economy, and 30 in business class.

ITA Airways will use the A330-900s to replace its eight A330-200s inherited from Alitalia which are 13.1 years old on average.

The Italian carrier, which is set to be minority-owned by Lufthansa Group, is in the process of renewing and growing its legacy post-Alitalia fleet. It plans to operate seven A220-100s (none delivered yet), sixteen A220-300s (four already delivered), twenty-six A320-200Ns (five delivered), nine A321-200NX(LR)s (none delivered), eight A350-900s (six delivered), and the seventeen A330-900s. The airline's previous-generation fleet comprises eighteen A319-100s, twenty-seven A320-200s, and the eight A330-200s.