Alitalia Sale Deadline Pushed Back As Lufthansa Submits Offer

PARIS—Italy’s government has pushed back the deadline for the sale of Alitalia to April 2018, citing “extraordinary events” in the European aviation sector, as German carrier Lufthansa said it submitted an offer for parts of the bankrupt carrier. Bidders that had previously been shortlisted after...
Helen Massy-Beresford

Based in Paris, Helen Massy-Beresford covers European and Middle Eastern airlines, the European Commission’s air transport policy and the air cargo industry for Aviation Week & Space Technology and Aviation Daily.

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