In 1949 Gastaldi gets the appointment as Agent for the Corporation of “Lloyd’s” of London for Naples and province area. In a short while, the appointment is extended to the entire North West of Italy, Sardinia, Rome – Lazio and Vatican City.
In the fifties, Gastaldi Group reaches international dimensions and connections in the entire lines of Shipping and Transport. Specific business “divisions” are set up within the Group, under the control of the Central management. The fresh and agile model does produce goods results.
In the early sixties, the civil aviation takes its first steps, and in such a fresh line of business, Gastaldi starts playing an important role.
It begins a sound cooperation with Messrs LAI – Linee Aeree Italiane (which then became ALITALIA). Few years later, Gastaldi signs contracts of G.S.A. (General Sales Agent) with the best foreign Airlines at the time, such as , T.W.A., Canadian Pacific, LAV (Venezuelan Airline), then “Viasa”, Varig, Qantas, South African Airways, Singapore Airlines, and others.
The Group, on the basis of the past valid results which have brought itself to the position as leader in the sectors of world transport by sea and air, outgoing and incoming tourism, Incentive and Business Travel, also activities in Financing, Insurance and Real Estates enjoys the position as a strong, agile and receptive set-up ready to cope with important future challenges.