“I could not miss it. I came from Rome on purpose to be able to make this last flight. And I do it with bitterness because a piece of history is leaving”. Speaking is a Roman passenger on the last Alitalia flight that will take off from Cagliari at 10 pm for Rome Fiumicino. One of the first of the 175 passengers to arrive at the Cagliari airport. “I have been flying with Alitalia for 49 years. The first time – he remembers – was with Caravel Rome-Algiers. Now a piece of history is leaving which is not only my history but the history of the country. here. I left Rome this morning and now I’m returning with flight Az1586 “. “There is a lot of bitterness, a lot of sorrow also for the human affair of the employees and for the disastrous management of managers who have sunk it with bad choices”, he continues. After a “glorious past, symbol of Italy in the world, the future is an unknown. I don’t know where the new Ita will go with 52 planes and without the long haul. Who knows …”, he says as he sets off for boarding.