There is a lot in common between the two.
ITA has partnered with Trenitalia to offer a convenient connection between ITA's network and the Frecciarossa rail service.
The move to have employees take trains where the journey is under eight hours is part of the institution's work to lower its environmental impact.
The carrier is involved with several European passenger train operators.
Industry advocacy bodies say new study suggests the environmental benefits of replacing flights with trains have limitations.