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easyjet walks away from Alitalia bid

easyjet walks away from Alitalia bid

19 March 2019 Airline News

The UK-based low-cost carrier has been in talks with Delta Air Lines and Italian railway company Ferrovie dello Stato Italiane about a possible deal to take-over the stricken carrier.

Delta Air Lines and easyJet mull Alitalia deal

Delta Air Lines and easyJet mull Alitalia deal

14 February 2019 Airline News

Delta Air Lines and easyJet have confirmed they are in talks over the future of Alitalia. The American carrier and UK-based low-cost airline confirmed they have linked with Italy’s state-backed railway company Ferrovie dello Stato to examine a bid for the flag-carrier.

Ryanair among non-binding bidders for Alitalia

Ryanair among non-binding bidders for Alitalia

25 July 2017 Airline News

Irish low-cost carrier Ryanair is among around a dozen bidders to have made a non-binding offer for ailing carrier Alitalia. The Italian flag-carrier filed for special administration earlier this year as debts continued to mount.

Alitalia battles on its journey to excellence

Alitalia battles on its journey to excellence

18 May 2016 Airline News

Alitalia has delivered strong progress in the 18 months since the launch of a major industrial plan to re-engineer the airline to compete effectively on the global aviation stage. The new Alitalia began operations on January 1st, 2015 following a €1.76 billion recapitalisation that saw historic debt wiped out and a €560 million investment by Etihad Airways for a 49 per cent equity stake.

Losses narrow at Alitalia as turnaround gathers pace

Losses narrow at Alitalia as turnaround gathers pace

3 May 2016 Airline News

Alitalia confirmed today it is on track to become profitable by 2017, as it reduced its losses by €381 million in 2015 compared to the previous year. This important result for 2015 comes as the airline announced its first full reporting year under a three-year turnaround Industrial Plan. After posting total revenues of €3,312.4 million in 2015, Alitalia was able to report a net loss of €199.1 million for 2015, a significant improvement on the €580 million loss recorded in 2014.

Alitalia on course to return to black in 2017

Alitalia on course to return to black in 2017

13 October 2015 Airline News

Alitalia has unveiled a series of customer service enhancements that will improve the travel experience for air passengers. The national airline of Italy also confirmed that its three-year business plan was on track for profitability by 2017. Alitalia chairman Luca Cordero di Montezemolo and vice chairman of James Hogan earlier revealed the details of a range of new initiatives that will be introduced in the next few weeks.

Costa signs three year partnership with Alitalia at Expo 2015

Costa signs three year partnership with Alitalia at Expo 2015

15 July 2015 Airline News Cruise News

Costa Cruises and Alitalia, the main Italian airline, have signed a three-year agreement which will see passengers departing Italy welcomed to scheduled and charter flights to reach the ports of embarkation for cruises around the world. The agreement, presented today at Expo Milano 2015, envisages a total of around 100,000 airline seats on Alitalia flights, made available to Costa Cruises in the period 2015-2018.