European Commission Launches Alitalia Investigation

PARIS—The European Commission (EC) said it had opened an indepth investigation to assess whether Italy’s €900 million ($1.1 billion) bridge loan to Alitalia constituted state aid and whether it complied with EU rules for aid to companies experiencing difficulty. Alitalia, which had been 49% owned by...
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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